Published April 28th, 2021 Allergies can be a pain for the most part, especially when your allergic reactions get out of hand. Having a runny nose, watery eyes, and itchy or irritated skin is not exactly comfortable, and it holds us back. Even the simplest of tasks can seem so complicated when you have an […]
Published April 14th, 2021 All things have their pros and cons and probiotics are no exception. While they may have plenty of health benefits, probiotics may also cause several side effects. The most common of which is the apparent increase in farting which leads some people to ask: can probiotics cause gas and bloating? Unfortunately, […]
Published April 14th, 2021 Most of us are familiar with a sinus infection. But how about sphenoid sinus infection? Sinuses are air-filled chambers located on either side of our nasal cavity. Aside from improving our voices, its main function is to filter and moisturize the air we breathe before it reaches our lungs. What many […]
Published April 14th, 2021 Probiotics vs. antibiotics, this sounds awfully like some villain versus hero scenario. But that couldn’t be farther from the truth. Probiotics and antibiotics both have critical roles when it comes to our health. You see, within our body resides tens of trillions of bacteria, both good and bad. Most of these […]
Published March 11, 2021 It’s not typically the best trait, but we all have to admit that at some point, we’ve had bad breath. No matter how well you brush your teeth, how expensive your toothpaste/mouthwash is, or how thorough you floss, you can never really maintain good-smelling breath forever. For Halitosis, also known as […]
Published March 11, 2021 Blocked sinuses can get irritating. It prevents us from having a good night’s sleep, causes us to lose our focus when studying, and is just an overall bother. Nobody likes having such a distraction that stops them from doing even the littlest things. How do you get rid of blocked sinuses […]
Published January 28, 2021 It’s funny how we take clear sinuses for granted until we experience the bothersome discomfort of sinus infections. The linings of our sinuses and noses produce mucus that traps particles, preventing infection from happening. Additionally, our sinuses play a crucial role in draining that mucus into our stomach to dispose of […]
Published Jan 18, 2021 After undergoing root canals, some patients complain about exhibiting sinusitis-like symptoms. These symptoms can include a runny nose, sinus pressure, and postnasal drip. This is interesting because, as we know, our sinuses and mouth are connected, so could one be affecting the other? This article will discuss whether root canals can […]
Published January 18, 2021 Once in a while, we go down with an illness for some time before eventually getting better not long after. You can thank our immune system for that. However, other conditions may stick around more than we’d like. Not only can this be incredibly annoying, but there comes the point when […]
Probiotics have been growing in popularity for their apparent health benefits. With seemingly unending benefits, which probiotics then work for sinuses?
Humidifiers can help you this winter against dry air. Find out which is best for you here; learn the differences between cool and warm mist humidifiers.
Winter is coming, and with it, a worthy opponent: dry air. Fight off the dry air by learning how to humidify a room without a humidifier in this article.
It’s no surprise that we come across different sources of bad smells everyday. Here’s the truth about that bad smell when it comes from within the nose.
Sinus infections can cause a lot of problems, but does that include jaw pain? Read here how sinus infections affect your jaw and possible treatments.
Published November 9, 2020 They say that anything done in excess is bad for you. Apparently, this applies to yogurt too – a food many people consider to be the holy grail of probiotic foods. So how much yogurt is too much? There really is no standard limit when it comes to yogurt intake. But […]
Any weird sounds in your body is sure to trouble you, so what about crackling noises in your sinuses? Find out what it is and what you should do.
Our sinuses are more connected to the seasons than we believe. Here, we discuss winter’s effects on sinuses and getting rid of a sinus headache in winter.
With sinusitis being the inflammation of the sinuses, we look towards anti-inflammatory medication. Here, we see if prednisone works for sinus infection.
Celiac patients can’t enjoy some things other people do, but probiotics doesn’t have to be one of them. Here are 5 probiotics certified to be gluten-free.
Also known as salt pipes, Himalayan salt inhalers are designed for the user to take in mineral-rich microscopic salt particles directly into their lungs.
Detoxification means removing impurities from our bodies, but do probiotics detox the body? Find out how probiotics can be helpful in your detoxification.
Lactose intolerance can be quite an inconvenience, but it shouldn’t stop you from taking probiotics. Here are awesome dairy-free foods rich in probiotics.
Both digestive enzymes and probiotics help improve digestion. But how do they differ? Here’s a quick comparison of digestive enzymes vs. probiotics.
Our body parts are more connected than we realize. If you’re feeling eye pain, it could be from a sinus infection. Here’s how our sinuses mess with eyes.
Published August 18th, 2020 Health, as defined by the WHO, is “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” Simply put, it’s an all-encompassing term that refers to the holistic well-being of a person. With the help of research, mental health and mood have become […]
Published January 7, 2022 Do you know what’s not a joke? Sinus pain. Sure, you could have a mild headache here or there, but when it gets bad, it’s terrible. It can even result in worse conditions, like toothaches, earaches, and facial pain. One of the go-to remedies for people suffering from sinus pain is […]
Published July 31st, 2020 Prevention is always better than cure. That’s an age-old saying when it comes to our health. However, sometimes life blindsides us, and we fall to sickness. When that happens, we’re often left with the undesirable task of taking medicine just to get better. Some of these sicknesses can be more malignant […]
Published July 17th, 2020 Cottage cheese is not like most cheeses that you know, like American cheese. It’s not aged, it’s a little wet, resembling yogurt more than cheese. But it’s become quite popular lately, especially in celebrity diets. Harley Pasternak, a celebrity trainer who trains Rihanna, Lady Gaga, took a snapshot of his healthy […]
Published July 2nd, 2020 The term “irritable bowel” is said to have been coined sometime in the 1950s. They used the term to categorize people who developed diarrhea, constipation, and abdominal pain. Since then, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has been the source of discomfort for millions of people. In America, IBS affects anywhere between 15 […]
Published June 18th, 2020 So, you want to cook with probiotic-rich food? And you’re wondering whether cooking them kills the nutrients in them? Well, we’re here to answer some of those questions. First off, what are probiotics? Probiotics are live “good” and “helpful” bacteria. Their benefits on your digestive and overall health are almost too […]
Published June 18th, 2020 Bacterial vaginosis (BV) is the most common genital infection that affects women. It’s associated with the overgrowth of certain bacteria which causes an imbalance in the vagina. When we say “imbalance”, we refer to the delicate balance of good and bad bacteria. You may not know it but your vagina is […]
Published January 7, 2022 They say that there’s a time for everything. Apparently, this also applies to taking probiotics. Unlike prescription medicines, there are no grave health consequences if you fail to take probiotics at the prescribed time. But taking them at a certain time of the day helps maximize their benefits. So, when is […]
Published on April 13, 2020 So far, there is no scientific evidence suggesting that expired probiotics can make you sick. However, the longer a probiotic supplement stays on the shelf, the lesser is its effectivity. Why is that? Also dubbed as the “good bacteria”, probiotics are live microorganisms that are beneficial to our body. Aside […]
Published on April 3, 2020 According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the C. difficile bacteria infects around 500,000 people each year. While the number of deaths is estimated at 14,000 annually. This makes Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) one of the leading causes of death in the US. CDI usually occurs in […]
Published February 27th, 2020 Antibiotics are one of the most common drugs that are prescribed in the US. And while it eradicates and treats all types of bacterial infection, many health professionals agree that its side effects outweigh its benefits. According to the CDC, at least 30 percent of all antibiotics prescribed in outpatient clinics […]
Published February 24th, 2020 Sinusitis is one of the most common health problems in the US. Experts estimate that it affects about 31 million people around the country. It’s also responsible for the $150 million that Americans have spent in prescription medications. A go-to treatment for people suffering from a sinus infection is nasal sprays. […]
Published February 19th, 2020 Have you ever noticed that when you have a cold, your hearing seems to be affected too? That condition is known as “glue ear,” and if left untreated, it can disrupt your work and social life. Glue ear is one of the most common medical conditions that affect hearing. It happens […]
Published February 10th, 2020 Kefir is a cultured, fermented milk that is high in nutrients and probiotics, making it very beneficial for digestion and gut health. It is like a thin yogurt but has a thinner consistency. Made from kefir grains, the end product of the fermentation process is what gives kefir a tangy taste. […]
Published February 10th, 2020 As a pregnant mother, eating healthy and natural foods is one of the best things to do if you want to achieve a healthy pregnancy and safe delivery. The last thing that you would want is to compromise the health of your baby and yourself. However, you must also determine whether […]
Published January 20th, 2020 Sinus infection is one of the common diseases in the US. According to a report from CDC, 11.2% of Americans were diagnosed with sinusitis in 2018. While there’s nothing to worry about having a sinus infection, it has an uncomfortable and painful symptom that most people can’t bear. Thus, those who get affected […]