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How to Treat an Overactive Thyroid

Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, is a condition caused by excess of production of the thyroxine hormone in the thyroid. Overactive thyroid can result from Graves' disease, testicular or ovarian tumors, thyroid inflammation, intake of large amounts of thyroid hormone, noncancerous growths on t...More...

Cures for Excessive Mucus in the Throat

Have you ever had the feeling that you can't clear your throat? A feeling that, no matter how many throat lozenges you use or how many times you clear your throat, there just seems to be an excess amount of mucus in there? Not only can excessive throat clearing be annoying to those sitting near you,...More...

Over-the-Counter Post Nasal Drip Treatment

Chronic rhinitis is the technical term for a post nasal drip. Symptoms of this condition can include a runny or itchy nose, sneezing and a congested respiratory system. There are multiple causes for post nasal drips, so accurately diagnosing it is an important step in treating it. After correctly de...More...

How to Reduce Redness Around Nose

Redness around the nose (rhinophyma) is typically due to rosacea. Rosacea is a chronic condition of the skin that causes redness and inflammation. It appears as redness, spider-like blood vessels, swelling or even eruptions of the skin similar to acne. There is no known cure for rhinophyma due to ...More...

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Thyriod Cure

Thyroid disease affects millions of Americans every year and is most common among women. There are three types of thyroid ailments: hyperthyroidism, Graves disease and hypothyroidism. When the thyroid is not functioning properly, hormone distribution is disrupted throughout the body. Specific treatm...More...

Neti Techniques

Neti is the name given to a class of kriyas, or traditional yogic cleansing techniques, that focuses on purifying the nasal passages. According to the Hatha Yoga Pradipika, the oldest surviving text on Hatha Yoga and the enumerator of the six kriyas, "Neti is the cleaner of the brain and......More...

Ingrown Nose Hair Infection

An ingrown hair (folliculitis) in the nose can be very painful and sometimes turn into a staph infection. Preventing ingrown hairs is the first step in eliminating the problem....More...

How to Prevent a Stuffy Nose

When tissue linings inside the nose become swollen or inflamed, congestion can occur. Blood vessels may become inflamed or swollen by particles in the air, allergic reactions to medications, being in a position that allows excess blood to enter the head, illness associated with the common cold or si...More...

What Are the Cures for Postnasal Drip?

The sinus cavity is constantly producing mucus to keep the sinus cavity moist and clean. The sinus cavity is a large empty space located directly behind your eyes and nose. Its purpose is to filter the air before it enters the lungs. The sinus cavity is constantly emptying mucus into the back of the...More...

Alcohol & Overactive Thyroid

Hyperthyroidism, or thyrotoxicosis, occurs when too much thyroid hormone is produced in the body, resulting in an overactive thyroid. When this occurs, you may experience significant energy level changes, fluctuations in weight and appetite, difference in normal body temperature, racing heartbeat an...More...

How to Stop Cough Symptoms

Cough symptoms, whether due to a cold, allergies or virus, can leave you feeling miserable and uncomfortable. When your cough won't stop it leads to embarrassment and interrupts activities and work. Although to effectively get rid of the cough completely you must deal with the source, you can ease c...More...

Sudden Hearing Loss More Likely in People With Osteoporosis

A recent study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism found that people with osteoporosis had a 76% greater risk of sudden sensorineural hearing loss. Symptoms and risk factors for otosclerosis and sudden hearing loss are discussed....More...