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...

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...

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,...

Common Causes of Back Pain

Back pain is something that commonly affects a large number of individuals – particularly those who are elderly, have jobs that require them to...

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...

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...

Corticosteroids

Corticosteroids come in many different forms. They can be taken orally, used topically, inhaled, or even injected. Additionally, are also known as being systemic...

Finding the Right Treatment for Pain

When we experience pain, the first thing we want to do is find relief – but that’s not always easy to do. Relieving pain...

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...