Winters in Upstate New York can be quite beautiful, but the cold, dry air can wreak havoc on your nose and throat. When cold temperatures take the moisture out of the air, the body’s mucus production slows down, inflaming the tissues in your nose and throat. Home heating can make the air inside your home as dry as the air outside, leaving no escape from the discomfort. The irritation to your...
Winter sports are a great way to get fresh air and exercise as a relief from being cooped up indoors. Here in the Adirondacks region, there are numerous activities available, even during the pandemic. Masking and social distancing are not hard to achieve when sledding, skating, skiing, and snowboarding. Every sport has its risks, and winter sports are no exception. The best treatment is prevention,...
Women in America have a 1 in 8 chance of developing breast cancer. For men, the lifetime risk is much less, about 1 in 833, but it is no less serious.
There are many reasons, other than cancer, as to why a person’s breasts my change over time. Aging, hormones, certain medications, certain foods, and changes in weight can all affect the look and feel of breasts. If you notice a change,...
Approximately 20 million Americans have thyroid disease, and the vast majority have no idea, which is why January’s Thyroid Awareness Month provides an opportunity to learn more about this common condition. Just above your collarbone, there is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck. That’s your thyroid. It produces thyroid hormone, which controls many activities in your body, including how...
Hypertension is elevated blood pressure. There are usually no symptoms, so people often don’t even know they have it, unless they visit a doctor regularly. Unmanaged, it can lead to heart attack and stroke, but it can also lead to other serious health issues, such as kidney disease. In fact, hypertension is the second leading cause, after diabetes, of kidney disease and kidney failure (end-stage...
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