So it’s here, Black Friday. I sincerely hope you’re not reading this on your smartphone because you’ve been standing in line to fight your way to a door-crasher sale. Although there are always some great deals out there that can help you get a ... Read More
Look, the holiday season is in full swing; you might be feeling a little run down to start, and then all the stress and potential-bug-carrying visitors pile on to open you up to any number of seasonal bugs. At this time of the year, your body is more... Read More
A cough is a specific type of reflex that is meant to remove an irritant quickly and forcefully from the respiratory passage. You can also manually initiate a cough, but it is rarely possible to replicate the level of force that triggering the reflex... Read More
Sugar is an eternal dilemma for the health conscious. On the one hand, it is empty calories and does little to help your overall well-being. On the other hand, sugar is so dang tasty. It is natural, then, to look for ways to get your sugar fix while ... Read More
Men traditionally (and statistically) tend to keep medical problems to themselves and try to “tough it out” rather than go see a doctor. While this is fine if you’re dealing with a cold or allergies, this habit can become dangerous ... Read More
Vestibular neuritis and labyrinthitis are a pair of related inner ear conditions that can impair your sense of balance.
Understanding the distinction of the two requires understanding a bit about the anatomy of the ear.
This is your ear:
Collective... Read More
Jogging and running are commonplace activities that many people engage in to stay fit, get some fresh air, and enjoy the scenery. Although “feeling the burn” is common after intense bouts of running, some may be surprised to find that the... Read More
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The ribs are a veritable collection of bone, muscle, and organs, most of which are fairly important for living and other useful functions. Consequently, pain from the rib cage tends to cause alarm, especially i... Read More