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Natural Remedies for Earache & Sore Throat

Everyone has suffered from a sore throat or an earache. These two often occur together, and it becomes painful because your throat feels like it is on fire, it becomes hard to swallow and your ears feel like they are popping. You want quick relief so that you can rest comfortably. Check your cabin

Risk Factors & Warning Signs of Crisis in Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid gland, is usually treated with medications. However, if someone's hypothyroidism isn't being managed properly, certain medical conditions and environmental factors can prompt a hypothyroid crisis that can threaten someone's life.

What is the Cochlea?

The cochlea is the portion of the inner ear that looks remarkably like a snail shell. The cochlea is divided into three different parts which contain a fluid called perilymph and tiny sensitive hairlike projections called cilia. Learn more about the cochlea.

How to Lower TSH Level

A high TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) number indicates hypothyroidism, a condition where the body does not produce enough thyroid hormone. It causes a number of symptoms like fatigue, brittle hair and skin, weight gain and a number of other symptoms. Medication is needed to treat this condition.

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National Technical Institute for the Deaf Summer Vestibule Program (SVP) signs from 1969 to 2002.

What Is Laryngitis?

Laryngitis is inflammation of the larynx. The inflammation causes a narrowing of the upper airways which leads to a hoarseness of voice.

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Examples of art on the walls of the tunnels at the Rochester Institute of Technology/National Technical Institute for the Deaf

Thyroid Ailment Symptoms

Thyroid disease is becoming a more frequent ailment among both men and women today. Two kinds of thyroid illness exist: hypothyroid (sluggish or non-active thyroid) and hyperthyroid (overactive thyroid). Each instance has its own symptoms.

How to Stop a Consistent Cough

Periods of coughing can be triggered by bouts of asthma, allergies, cold or flu viruses or even as a side effect from some drugs--most notably from ACE inhibitors, which are betablockers. While these temporary coughs are annoying to you and those around you, they are a mild inconvenience. Consistent

Post OP Recommendations for Vocal Cord Surgery

Many reasons exist for why someone might require vocal cord surgery. Two of the most common reasons are the removal of cysts and polyps. After the surgery, it is important to allow the folds in the vocal cords to heal, so you must follow post-operation instructions to avoid having the folds heal tog

Tricks to Stop Coughing

Take steps to stop a cough and soothe your throat.BananaStock/BananaStock/Getty ImagesCoughing is caused by a variety of ailments -- in most cases it's a minor annoyance and often resolves itself with time. Cough syrups, cough drops and other over the counter medicines are available. But...

Grave's Disease Diagnosis

Grave's disease is a variation of hyperthyroidism that occurs when the thyroid gland, located just above the collarbone, begins to uncontrollably produce too much hormone. It is a chronic condition that, if left untreated, can cause serious heart, eye and kidney damage. However, Grave's disease is

Outpatient Thyroid Surgery

Results of a study presented at the September 2006 American Academy of Otolaryngology annual meeting indicate that outpatient thyroid surgery is safe and effective for a select group of patients, and may be preferable to traditional inpatient hospital stays.

What Is Subclinical Hypothyroidism?

Subclinical hypothyroidism is fairly common, but the treatment is controversial. According to Vahab Fatourechi, MD, the prevalence of subclinical hypothyroidism increases with age and is higher in women. It has been linked with conditions such as elevated cholesterol levels and an increased risk for