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Sinusitis: When To See a Doctor

We’ve all been there. First, there is the pressure behind your eyes. A headache begins to form as the pressure builds, and soon, your sinuses are completely blocked. A sinus infection, or sinusitis, can be a miserable experience.

Sinusitis: When To See a Doctor

Many people believe that sinusitis is caused by an infection and is therefore contagious. However, sinus infections are caused by inflammation in the sinuses, which traps fluid and breeds germs. This condition is not contagious and won’t spread through families or classrooms. [Read more…]

Signs That Your Dog Has Allergies

There are millions of people that deal with allergies regularly! Allergies can mean runny noses, itchy or watery eyes, sneezing and plenty of other discomforts that can come along. Did you know that dogs are just as susceptible of getting allergies but they can’t tell us what they are going through.

One of the most common symptoms of people with pets that have allergies is itchiness! Allergies are common when it comes to dogs and you will often find your dog scratching or even biting themselves to get some relief.  You can choose to take your dog to the vet or try using a mild shampoo that can offer some temporary relief if your pet is suffering from allergies due to trees, pollen or grass that may be able to be washed off. [Read more…]

See How These 7 Celebrities Cope With Their Eating Disorders

Eating disorders may affect anyone, from middle-aged men to teenage girls. Around thirty million people in the USA have eating disorders, and this particular number includes many superstars.

You Are Not Alone - See How These 7 Celebrities Cope with Their Eating Disorders

Continue reading to know about celebs who let people with eating disorders know they are not alone and motivate them to get help. [Read more…]

If You Have a Sweating Problem, Seek Treatment ASAP

Sweat glands are present all throughout the body, but their effect is stronger in certain areas such as the armpits, forehead, and palms. Sweating is the body’s natural mechanism that regulates its temperature. Sweat occurs due to different reasons but for the same purpose. You can feel sweat developing in various parts of your body during a meeting with your boss, while exercising, when giving a presentation, or when consuming hot spicy wings. All in all, the natural process kicks into action whenever needed. For some individuals, it can become a problem. Learn what natural sweating is as opposed to a problematic one and how to resolve this issue and prevent your hygiene from being affected.

If You Have a Sweating Problem, Seek Treatment ASAP

Sweating is a vital function of the body that removes excess heat and allows the body to cool down. Perspiration occurs from over 2.5 million eccrine glands that are found all over your body. The cooling effect remains intact as long as the body is releasing sweat. The salty content that evaporates off the skin allows excretion of toxins, and the body temperature to fall. The apocrine glands, which are primarily located in the armpit and groin areas are responsible for releasing scent. However, when the bacteria Staphylococcus hominis (usually present in the armpit) interacts with this liquid containing scent, it creates body odor. [Read more…]