Aging is something that happens to all of us. In fact, the aging process begins as soon as we’re born. What you might not understand, however, are the different dynamics of the aging process. Aging is often associated with...
If you’ve ever suffered from a sore or “locked” jaw, you may have a condition known as temporomandibular joint disorder – also known as TMD. It is not uncommon to hear TMD and/or TMJ used interchangeably. However, there is a...
With so many different health conditions out there that often have symptoms that mimic each other, it’s tough to know when those symptoms can wait for a visit with your family physician or when you should take a trip...
The internet is no stranger when it comes to memes and trends; first it was the ‘Cinnamon Challenge’, followed by the ‘Mannequin Challenge’, and the ‘Whisper Challenge’ made popular by late-night television host Jimmy Fallon – all relatively harmless....
Aside from the common cold or flu, headaches are one of the most common ailments that healthcare professionals like Dr. Ali Ghahary treat. There are two different types of headaches that an individual can experience: Tension headaches, which is...
While not everyone considers water to be an important factor in his or her everyday health, it is actually a key component to staying healthy and is fundamental in keeping nutrients circulating properly in your body. The human body...
If you suffer from high cholesterol, then you know how important it is to get your cholesterol back down to a healthy level. Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty substance that is mostly made from the liver, and when at...
One of the worst things about allergies or the common cold is the nasal congestion that’s often associated with them. When you can’t breathe through your nose properly, you’re eager to find relief. Unfortunately, the relief that you do...
Type 2 diabetes is on the rise globally, and health experts are now worried that there may not be enough insulin to go around to those who need it – this according to a new study that concluded on...

Antibiotic Resistance

Most of the time when you come down with a common cold, it is the result of a virus. Symptoms such as sneezing, sore throat, coughing, runny nose, nasal congestion and sinus pressure can be treated with over-the-counter medications...