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Symptoms and Treatments of Tonsil Stones and Bad Breath

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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 stones…

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

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In this age of endless keyboards, buttons and touchpads, the pain and inconvenience of carpal tunnel syndrome has become an increasingly widespread problem. Recognizing it for what it is and making the effort to address the problem is more than most people do, which keeps them in pain longer, and once the pain finally goes away most people don’t bother figuring out how to keep it from coming back. You can be different by finding out how to recognize, treat, and prevent the pain that is carpal tunnel below.
Carpal Tunnel vs. Other Wrist and Upper Arm Injuries
Description: Transverse section at the wrist (Gray's anatomy diagram).
It’s important to determine whether you have carpal tunnel syndrome or some other injury, so that you don’t try to cure the pain with carpal tunnel exercises that can hurt your wrists rather than helping them if carpal tunnel isn’t the real problem. Other potential problems your wrist pain could be caused by include:
Muscle, Ligament or Tendon Injuries – Inju…