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How to Develop Nose Breathing

The human body is naturally designed for respiration through the nose. Located in each nostril are hairs designed to filter dirt and debris ingested from the air while breathing. The mucous membranes located within the nose are intended to prepare the air for consumption by warming it before it ente

Allergy & Sinus Relief for Children

According to the National Institutes of Health, children's allergies are on the rise in part because kids are spending more time indoors than outdoors. Sinus issues are common side effects of seasonal allergies in children. Excessive sneezing, runny nose, stuffy nose and sinus congestion can be very

Test for Tonsillitis

If you are suffering from a sore throat and notice that your neck has swollen, tender areas, you may have tonsillitis. This condition, common in children, occurs when a virus or bacteria infects the tonsils, causing them to swell and become quite painful. Luckily, your doctor can use a throat swab t

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Examples of art on the walls of the tunnels at the Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf

The Structure of the Thyroid Gland

The thyroid gland is part of the body's endocrine system. Although it is small and may seem relatively insignificant, it actually has the purpose of regulating various functions throughout the body. The thyroid gland has a basic structure, which can alter as a result of different thyroid disorders.

How to Clear Your Ears when Flying

When you fly, changes in elevation during ascending and descending causes fluctuations in air pressure. If you have a cold, congested nose or throat or sinus infection, it is possible for your Eustachian tube (the tube connecting your middle ear to the back of your nose and throat) to get blocked.

Physical Signs of Radiation

Although we are exposed to small amounts of radiation every day through cell phones, microwaves and other common appliances, too much radiation exposure from x-ray machines or toxic waste can cause extreme illness and even death. There are several physical signs of radiation. If you have any of the

The Truth About Thyroid Patients and Cold Medicine

Cough & Cold Medicines and Decongestants: Why Thyroid Patients Need to Know? Why do some over-the-counter cough medicines, cold medicines, and decongestants say do not take them if you have thyroid disease? What can thyroid patients safely take for cold and influenza? And what natural treatments are

How to Lose Weight With a Thyroid Condition

If you have a thyroid condition, weight changes are probably one of your more noticeable symptoms. Hyperthyroidism, or an overactive thyroid, is generally associated with weight loss. Hypothyroidism is a condition where your body does not make enough of the thyroid hormone. One of the most common si

Radiation & Thyroid Disease

The connection between thyroid disease and radiation mainly involves one particular radioactive isotope of radioactive iodine, known as I-131. This type of iodine is a byproduct of nuclear power. It is unstable and easily absorbed by the thyroid.

How to Reduce Redness Around the Crease of the Nose

Redness around the crease of the nose may be caused by an allergy, chemical reaction from soap or makeup, infection, fungus, dry skin, dermatitis, injury, or irritation from frequently blowing your nose. The redness around your nose may be accompanied by pain, itching and swelling. You may notice th

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National Technical Institute for the Deaf Summer Vestibule Program (SVP) signs from 1969 to 2002.