Struggling with a blocked-up nose or stuffy feeling in the head?
It’s that time of year, but while the temptation is to keep blowing your nose, it probably won’t help.
A blocked nose from a common cold is caused not by mucus, but by swelling and inflammation of the blood vessels in the nasal airways, triggered by the infection, explains Dr Ayah Al Ayoubi, consultant Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) surgeon at [...]
In 2011, two people in Louisiana died after using tap water for nasal irrigation
Amoeba known as Naegleria fowleri can infect brain and enters through nasal passage
Once infected, organism is 99% fatal
There could be a deadly killer in your home – the kitchen tap.
Last year in Louisiana, two people died from a single-celled organism that thrives in warm, freshwater after using tap water for flushing their sinuses.
The amoeba, known as Naegleria fowleri, [...]
Connecticut-based Alexander Historical Auctions has a number of Nazi-related documents up for auction this week, including two that go into horribly graphic detail about the physical health of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler.
Notably Lot 181 includes x-rays of Hitler’s skull and a number of other reports by his six physicians, while Lot 182 features a grim assessment of Hitler’s body after his death.
Firm President Bill Panagopulos told the Washington Examiner that the documents had rarely [...]
From Dr. David Eifrig in Retirement Millionaire:
Regular readers know how much aromas mean to your health. Aromas make my “Top 12 Ways to Improve Your Health” list every year. That’s because different smells can relax you, invigorate you, and improve your mood. Some aromas like pumpkin and lavender (mixed together), can even improve your sex life.
But your cold medicines may be damaging your sense of smell without realizing it. In 2009, [...]