• Is the burn good or bad?

    For many years, your choices in mouthwash were either Scope or Listerine.  But as awareness of mouthwash has increased, so have your options; however, Listerine still seems to be the brand most people think about when they hear the word “mouthwash.” The bad…

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  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)

    Vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) or paradoxical vocal fold movement (PVFM) is an abnormal closure of the vocal cords (voice box) usually on inhalation. VCD has been frequently mistaken for asthma because the symptoms are similar. In asthma, the airways (bronchial tubes)…

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  • Ménière’s Disease

    What is Ménière’s disease? Ménière’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that causes severe dizziness (vertigo), ringing in the ears (tinnitus), hearing loss, and a feeling of fullness or pressure in the ear. The symptoms of Ménière’s disease are…

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  • How to Stop a Nosebleed

    Remain calm, sit up straight and lean forward. Lean your head forward. Tilting your head back may cause you to swallow the blood. Pinch the nostrils together and apply direct pressure with the thumb and index finger for approximately 10 minutes. Time it to make…

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