Monday, October 19, 2020

Sinusitis Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Your sinuses make up your upper respiratory tract from your nose all the way to your throat. They are located in your forehead (known...

Asthma Risk Factors, Treatment and More

Asthma, a breathing condition that affects both children and adults, currently affects an estimated 3 million Canadians (that’s just under 10% of the Canadian...

Asthma Awareness Month

Asthma is a respiratory condition affecting the lungs, and is defined as chronic inflammation of the airway which causes difficulty breathing. To date, an...

Inflammation: What Is It and How to Fight It

Arthritis. Colitis. Pancreatitis. Tonsillitis. Sinusitis. All very different medical conditions with very different symptoms, but all having one thing in common: Inflammation. The ending...

Common Disorders of the Respiratory System

With this year’s wildfire season being one of the worst that British Columbia has seen, it’s no surprise that there is an increase in...

Different Ways to Relieve Nasal Congestion

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...

The Difference Between Colds and Sinus Infections

Symptoms of common colds and sinus infections can be very similar. For example, both may result in nasal congestion or runny nose, sinus pressure,...

Meningitis: Types, Symptoms and Treatment

We have 3 membranes that cover our brain and spinal cord, which are known as the meninges. When these membranes become inflamed, this is...

Common Causes of Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion is often a symptom that we develop as a result of having a virus such as the common cold or flu. However,...

Understanding Inflammation

When Canadians think of inflammation, we often think of it as damage to the body that causes pain and swelling, and even infection. While...