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Treating Sinus Infections Without Antibiotics

Tomah, WI - People often want antibiotics to tackle a sinus infection but that might not be the best treatment since most infections are caused by viruses. Antibiotics fight bacteria, not viruses. There are also complications that can develop with dependency on these drugs. The more antibiotics are used the less effective [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Pay Close Attention to Symptoms to Determine if Cause is Sinus Infection or Allergies

Pay Close Attention to Symptoms to Determine if Cause is Sinus Infection or Allergies April 12, 2013 Dear Mayo Clinic: I have long suffered from allergies. But there have been times when I haven't been sure if my symptoms are really from my allergies or may be caused by a [...]

Created by Shawn Bishop

Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Work-life balance: Tips to reclaim control Work-life balance can reduce stress and restore harmony to your life. Find out how. 7 signs and symptoms not to ignore Consider signs and symptoms that merit medical attention, from weight loss to flashes of light. EXPERT ANSWERS Flu vaccine: [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

TUESDAY Q & A: Pay close attention to symptoms to determine if cause is sinus infection or allergies

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I have long suffered from allergies. But there have been times when I haven’t been sure if my symptoms are really from my allergies or may be caused by a sinus infection instead. How can I tell the difference? ANSWER: Allergies and sinus infections are often mistaken for one [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

THURSDAY CONSUMER HEALTH TIPS

   High blood pressure: Which cold remedies are safe?  Common cold Sinus infection and toothache: Any connection? Lewy body dementia   Menstrual cycle: What's normal, what's not

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Bronchitis: Cough it Up!

It’s a common scenario, especially for smokers. A cough that just doesn’t go away. Chronic bronchitis. It’s defined as a cough that persists for more than two years and the victim has been coughing up phlegm for at least three months.  Inflammation is what makes you cough, and there are a variety [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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