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Archive for December, 2015

A Parents Guide To Understanding the Difference Between Adenoiditis and Adenoid Hypertrophy?

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Most Americans are familiar with the procedure known as a tonsillectomy, at least by name. But far less people are familiar with the terms adenoiditis and adenoid hypertrophy, which can cause many common ear, nose, and throat problems for children and teens.

What’s Adenoiditis?

The adenoid is a mass of lymphatic tissue in between the sinus passages and the throat, just above the uvula. Like tonsillitis, adenoiditis occurs when the adenoids become swollen or enlarged, most commonly because of infections. If these infections occur frequently, then doctors may decide to remove the tissue in a procedure known as the adenoidectomy. This surgery is often performed during a tonsillectomy, as the tissues are located closely together.

What’s the Difference Between Adenoiditis and Adenoid H

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The Only Thing We Have To Fear Is Fear Itself (And Also STDs)

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For too many young people in America, sex education amounts to a very simplistic biological overview with an emphasis on abstinence, or worse, no sex ed whatsoever. It’s no wonder so many people, of all ages, will contract an STD over their lifetime. Some of these illnesses can be cured with a simple round of antibiotics, while some will stay with you forever.
As they grow up, most sexually active people learn that communication and honest is absolutely essential to a healthy sexual life. While communication is no replacement for birth control, it’s a crucial part of an adult sex life. And ultimately, honesty starts with yourself.
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3 Reasons to Update Your HR System

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If your company isn’t managing employee benefits with human resource software, it’s making a big mistake. Here’s why.

Your company’s HR system is probably outdated. – Chances are that your company’s HR software is out of date. In fact, the average HRMS system in large companies is a staggering five years old at least. More than half of them are actually seven-years-old! That’s the age at which enterprise level software become obsolete. No wonder why 57% — more than half — of companies plan to make a major new HR software purchase sometime during the next 18 months.

Things could probably be a lot simpler. – Another reason to consider updating your

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Holistic Health Centers Offer Natural Healing

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More and more people are turning to holistic health practices to improve their health and emotional well-being. Holistic health and alternative healing strategies include meditation, yoga, acupuncture, abhyanga massage, energy healing, reflexology, ayurveda, bach flowers, life coaching and more.
Largely founded in non-western systems of thought and practice, they offer a way to manage your stress and achieve a healthy lifestyle.

Yoga balances mind and body

Unlike modern medicine, holistic health address the well being of the mind as well as the body. Yoga is becoming increasingly popular, with over 15 million Americans reporting that they

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Do You Have Sleep Apnea? Find Out Here

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Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder where breathing stops and starts repeatedly. It can be potentially serious. People who have sleep apnea usually and often feel tired even after sleeping a full night.

The three main types of sleep apnea are obstructive sleep apnea which is the most common form that happens when the throat muscles relax, central sleep apnea which is when your brain is not sending the proper signals to the muscles that control breathing and complex sleep apnea syndrome which is a combination of obstructive sleep apnea and central sleep apnea.

Common symptoms are:

  1. Loud snoring
  2. Episodes of intermittent pauses in your breathing during sleep
  3. Waking up abruptly with shortness of breath
  4. Headaches in the morning
  5. Insomnia or hypersomni

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