All About Sinus Infections

All About Sinus Infections

It’s the cold time of year and also the time when we are at the highest risk for a sinus infection. If you’ve ever had a sinus infection before you know how painful and uncomfortable, they can be. A sinus infection, also known as sinusitis, causes stuffy, painful...
Hearing Loss and Sleep

Hearing Loss and Sleep

We spend about a third of our lives sleeping and this is essential to our health and well-being. Sleep is just as important as eating, drinking and breathing, and is vital for maintaining good mental and physical health. Sleeping helps us to recover from mental as...
Top Tips for Earwax Removal

Top Tips for Earwax Removal

The medical term for earwax is cerumen. Earwax begins as a mix of fatty secretions from the sebaceous and sweat glands within the outer ear canal. A lot of people find earwax disgusting. It’s a sticky and unsightly body fluid. However, the right amount of earwax is...
Causes of Tight Jaw Muscles

Causes of Tight Jaw Muscles

No other muscle in your body can exert more force than the mussels  in your jaw.  When all the jaw muscles work together, it can close the teeth with force greater than 200 pounds on the molars. Not only is the jaw the strongest muscle, it can also be the place where...
Understanding Cervical Vertigo

Understanding Cervical Vertigo

Have you ever felt that the world is spinning around you even though you are standing still? Have you been suffering from dizziness and are wondering what is exactly going on? Another term for dizziness is vertigo. Cervical vertigo is a type of vertigo that results...
Tips for Sleeping with a Stuffy Nose

Tips for Sleeping with a Stuffy Nose

Now that cold and flu season is in full swing you may be trying to figure out some of the best ways to avoid a runny nose. One of the easiest ways to get through a cold season with a clear nose is to sleep. People who sleep fewer than five or six hours a night are...