Sinusitis FinESS Treatment Frequently Asked Questions

What is FinESS Treatment? FinESS Sinus Treatment is a FDA-cleared treatment for chronic sinusitis. How Do I Know if I Have Chronic Sinusitis? Sinusitis is a common inflammation of the sinus lining.  Chronic Sinusitis lasts more than 12 weeks or can result in 4+ episodes in a year.  Common symptoms include: Facial congestion/fullness Headaches Nasal obstruction/blockage Fatigue Nasal discharge Dental pain Fever Bad breath If you have any of these symptoms consult your physician.  Patients with Chronic Sinusitis may be referred to an Otolaryngologist (ENT Physician). What Are My Treatment Options? Sinusitis is typically first treated with antibiotics or topical nasal steroid sprays. When pansinusitis patients do not respond appropriately to medications, they may be a candidate for traditional sinus surgery performed under general anesthesia, where bone or sinus tissue is removed to open the blockage.  Patients who wish to avoid the pain, bleeding and long recovery time associated with traditional sinus surgery may opt for a less invasive procedure […]

Home Cough Remedies

A cough is your body trying to remove foreign substances and mucus out of the throat or lungs. It is a common symptom of the cold. These coughs often last 2-3 weeks, anything longer than that could mean a chronic cough. A cough can be really annoying accompanied by coughing up yellow mucus, but most importantly it can be painful. I will suggest some natural cough syrups in a later article, but for now I’d like to share some home cough remedies. You can do these things on your own and and relief your cough, so you can stay relaxed. Homemade Cough Syrup You’ll need: Organic Honey 2″ from Ginger Root Basket Strainer A grater (optional) Some Warm Water (about 1/2 oz) Directions Peel the skin of off the ginger root. Grate the ginger root. Squeeze the ginger root through a basket strainer into any kind of container / cup. What you’re left with is the ginger juice. Take 1 teaspoon […]

What is Blue Waffle Infection

Doctors said the infection is a blue waffle hard to identify the type of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The state was not recognized officially, but it exists in the field of medicine. Waffle Blue can occur both men and women, but the impact is considered superior to the latter. Known as a parasitic infection, it says on the urinary system and reproductive systems. In addition, it mainly affects the urethra and vagina of a woman. Blue waffle infection is also called trichomoniasis and trichomoniasis. Blue Waffle Disease Wiki: When someone refers to a Blue Waffle, “they do not mean your typical blueberry breakfast food. A “wafer”is a slang term for “vagina. ” And a “Blue Waffle”is a slang term for a severe vaginal infection. It’s basically a slang term for a severe infection extremely wicked or vaginal / STD in the vagina. The infection can cause damage to the exterior of the vagina and bruising, which leads him to look […]

Dry Cough Medicine

When it comes to medicating for a dry cough, there are a multitude of different options. It is important to remember to never self-treat with cough mixture for a period longer than two weeks. If you have been using cough medication to get rid of a dry cough after home remedies for a long period of time without significant improvement, there is a reason for the lack of progress, and it is important to see a doctor who will be able to identify the cause, and allow an effective treatment. If a cough is dry or tickly, cough sweets, cough drops, or lozenges are often the first port of call. These often contain ingredients such as menthol that numb the receptors allowing temporary relief from the cough. It is not advised that young children be given hard candies, as there is a potential choking hazard. With the use of any medication, including dry cough medicine, ensure to get adequate sleep. […]

Fear Of Being Alone

People who need to be surrounded by other people at all times, the sort who like to go to parties, to be with friends all the time, and demand attention from their loved ones, are sufferers from ‘being alone fear’. This is not to say that those who feel comfortable in the company of others are all sufferers. But those who cannot bear to be alone, those who can’t exist without people about them, those who have irrational fear and panic attacks when alone, these are the sufferers from fear of being alone or autophobia. The medical dictionary definition is ‘an abnormal and persistent fear of loneliness’. You might know sociopath (what is?) or psychopath, However, as another one of these social disorders, sufferers from autophobia may experience anxiety even though they realize that solitude does not threaten their well-being. They may worry about being ignored or unloved, and their worries may develop into fears of intruders, strange noises or […]

Homemade Cookies that Make Great Christmas Gifts

Homemade cookies make the perfect Christmas gift. There are many people that one would like to give a little gift during the holidays. A bag of homemade cookies is not too expensive and it is a warm and thoughtful gift. You can hand them out to your children’s teachers, colleagues at work or even neighbors. People of different religions than yours will also enjoy this token of friendship during Christmas. If you have a good basic recipe, you can add different ingredients to make different variations of cookies. Also decorating the cookies in different ways will make the recipient feel as if you have slaved for hours to made his lovely bag of homemade cookies. Here is the recipe for the basic dough. 250 gram of butter half a cup of white sugar half a cup of brown or yellow sugar one extra large egg one teaspoon of vanilla extract two cups of flour a half a teaspoon of baking […]

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Nutritional Substitute for Chocolate the History uses and value of Carob

Carob versus Chocolate – Is the Former Better than the Latter? Carob is often considered to be a chocolate or cocoa substitute and is defined as “A powder or fine flour ground from the carob pod or locust bean. It is naturally sweet, low in fat and has no caffeine. It has a dark brown flavor and substitutes for chocolate, but lacks the characteristic bitterness of chocolate.” The question of whether carob is a better food choice than chocolate is a highly debatable one. Let’s take a closer look … A Look at the Origins of the Carob Plant Carob trees (Ceratonia siliqua) are very attractive looking evergreen trees that have compound leaves, which means that they consist of two to six pairs of oval leaflets. These trees, which originate from the eastern Mediterranean (the Middle East) and have been grown for over 4000 years, can grow as tall as ten to fifteen meters. Carob is now grown in abundance […]

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How to Make Candy Corn

Candy corn is a popular candy for the autumn season. This colorful candy is typically shaped in a cone-shape or triangle, but you can use your imagination and shape it however you choose. Homemade candy corn is easy to make and yummy to eat. Get your kids involved. Children can assist in the preparation of the candy corns. Here is what you will need to make your own candy corn for a tasty holiday treat. Stove Sauce pan Wooden spoon or large spoon to stir candy mixture Wax paper (for cooling the candy) 1 cup sugar 2/3 cup white corn syrup 1/3 cup butter 1 teaspoon vanilla several drops of food coloring (orange or any other color) 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup powdered milk Now combine sugar, corn syrup (white) and butter in a pan over high heat and stir constantly until it boils. Next reduce heat to low and boil for 5 minutes while […]

Home Canning Guide to Preparing Jars and Lids

With the ease of purchasing canned food home canning is not as popular as it used to be. However if you grow a garden it is wonderful to can the produce that is grown. There are so many different things that can be canned. There are steps to preparing the lids and jars that can make home canning much easier. First of all check the jars for nicks in the rim. If the jar has a nick in the rim it will not seal properly and the food could spoil. Be sure to check for cracks in the jar too. If it has a crack it will most likely break while being processed. Next wash the jars and sterilize them. It is important to use hot soapy water for the jars. Then rinse them in hot water. If you have a dishwasher, that is the best way to get them clean and be sure they are sterile. Once the jars […]

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What to look for when Buying used Canning Jars

If you want to save money on home canning, one of the first things you will probably do is to try and find used canning jars. People who are just getting started with home canning may be put off by the price of new jars, so used jars can be a great alternative. However, used jars vary in quality, and good quality jars are necessary for canning food safely. Check for cracks When you find used jars, always look to see if there are cracks near the bottom or at the bottom of the jars. Cracks can be caused by exposure to extreme temperatures. For example, if a jar was cold and boiling water was poured into it, it may have cracked. Cracks are not always easy to see; take your time in examining the sides and the rim for any hairline cracks. Even these very thin cracks will make the jar unusable for canning. Use clean jars Check to […]

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