Showing posts from July, 2017

Symptoms and Treatments of Tonsil Stones and Bad Breath

Tonsil stones, also known as tonsilloliths or tonsilar calculi, are accumulations of calcified material in the back of your throat. They are generally made up of a mixture of bacteria, calcium and old food and a combination of different kinds of sulfurs. They cause a person to have halitosis (bad breath) and can even result in pain or swelling in the back of the throat if they're really big or if there are many of them. There is no definitive evidence as to what causes tonsil stones. However, these small calcified stones that are produced and stored in the folds of the tonsils appear to be a problem for many people. Often, those that deal with symptoms of tonsil stones wonder for years what is wrong with them and why they are coughing up on occasion. And if there is such a thing as tonsil stones, then why the small particles smell so awful. If you have been wondering about small particles coming out of the back of your throat, here are some ways to tell if they are tonsil sto

How to Recognize, Prevent, and Treat the Pain that is Carpal Tunnel

In this age of keyboards, buttons and touchpads, hand conditions like carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) has become a common problem. What's crucial is to detect CTS as what it is and take the early steps to address it. But most people often keep them in pain longer, thinking that it will go away over time. And once the pain goes away, they don’t even bother finding out how to keep it from coming back. You can be different by finding out how to address and stop the CTS pain. Carpal Tunnel vs. Other Wrist and Upper Arm Injuries Description: Transverse section at the wrist (Gray's anatomy diagram). First and foremost, you should visit your GP to find out whether you have CTS or some other problem. This is to avoid doing exercises that can hurt your wrist rather than helping it. Other common problems that mimic CTS like wrist pain include: Muscle, Ligament or Tendon Injuries – Several soft tissue injuries may cause CTS like pain such as strains, sprains, contusions and tendoni