On May 9th, 2018 the FDA declared a national shortage of epinephrine auto-injectors which are more commonly known to the general public as EpiPens. In this article, we will explore the factors involved in the EpiPen shortage, how epinephrine auto-injectors save lives, and some medical alternatives to the EpiPen.
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Ear, Nose and Throat
Adult hearing loss may be a result of childhood deficiencies according to a recent study on hearing impairment in people from lower socioeconomic countries.
It is said that a person's nose grows throughout his life. With age, the "olfactory apparatus" becomes bigger and rounder, but many do not attach much importance to this. This can be a sign of rhinophyma - a disease where the nose becomes large, red, and bumpy. A military veteran from St. Petersburg, Russia, had an extreme case of rhinophyma.
Elderly people who suffer hearing loss without having it corrected are more likely to develop dementia, depression, and addiction.
There are so many natural first aid options, but the items on this top 10 list are the must-haves I couldn’t go without! Many of these items are widely available, and I like to keep them in multiple places whether I am at home or travelling.
The news is filled with screaming headlines about the flu. Yes, another flu season is upon us, but germs do not have to govern your life. Don’t be paranoid, but do go out and fill up your medicine cabinet with these all natural immune boosters that will give your body a fighting chance against the dreaded flu.
Colloidal silver is a powerful immune stimulant. In this article, I will attempt to dispel some of the myths that gave this natural anti-microbial agent a bad reputation and reveal 10 health benefits of Colloidal silver.
Having a fever means the body is fighting against an invader – a bacteria or virus. While you may feel awful during a fever, spiking a fever is a good thing. It means your body is showing its strength or vitality. The higher your fever goes, the more vital you are!
Somehow the fable of chicken soup being the most healing for illness keeps arising, and while chicken soup is comforting during illness, it doesn't quite do the job of killing antibiotic-resistant streptococcus bacteria. Garlic soup is how to fix a sore throat overnight.
My daughter, while growing up in the 90's commonly suffered from ear infections. It was almost always in the middle of the night when the pain from her ear would wake her and cause her so much grief. Back then, unfortunately, I had no knowledge of this easy ear infection treatment for kids and adults. So, it would be a round of antibiotics for her.
Cotton Swabs Can Cause More Problems Than You Imagined, Say Doctors - What Are Healthy Alternatives?
Cotton swabs are actually dangerous, not only for the obvious reason they could cause perforation of the ear drum, but also because of something you may not have considered.
Ear toileting is an important part of human hygiene, but do you know how to remove ear was from your ear or how not to do it with ear buds? Dr. Ademola Orolu, a Consultant Family Physician explains. Cotton swabs in your ear can be dangerous.
The flu doesn't have a season anymore. In fact, many believe the common cold has had it's day and there are only varying degrees of the flu. Should you come down with symptoms, here is how to cure the flu fast without using medicine.
Experts say that hearing loss prevalence may double in the future. Here's how to protect yourself.
Have heartburn? You might want to stay away from over-the-counter medications like Prilosec or Prevacid. They've been linked with causing kidney problems. Try these holistically healthy remedies for heartburn and see if they help.
It's winter and it's normal to have frequent stuffy noses. But if you often have nasal congestion year-round, maybe it's more than just allergies or frequent colds. Here are a few things you should consider.
Did you know that some Christmas gifts produce more ear-damaging decibels than a screaming ambulance siren?! Health experts warn that some Christmas gifts may be damaging your child’s ears and offer two useful tips on how to keep this from happening.
When it comes to treating tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, patients and physicians alike are faced with a limited number of options. A new small study suggests that mindfulness can be a novel way to approach this life-altering condition.
Although ear infections are common in infants, frequent and severe ear infections can lead to other health problems.
In a first study of its kind, researchers link eye disease that can lead to blindness to long-term use of birth control pills.