External ear infection is an infection that is caused by bacteria or fungus attacking the part of the ear that is outside of the eardrum. Who gets external ear infections? The people who are more prone to such infections are those who… Swim regularly Use cotton buds/ear picks to remove earwax Use hearing aids, earphones […]
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Middle Ear Infections These are infections that are behind the eardrum. The space behind the eardrum is supposed to be dry and all air. However, sometimes, infection or phlegm can reach this space via the auditory tube (Eustachian tube) which connects to the back of the nose. Acute otitis media (AOM) These are fast and […]
Gastrointestinal Reflux Disease This is an extremely common disease. Normally, a diagnosis is made after serious diseases are considered and ruled out by your doctor. Unfortunately, if you are diagnosed with this disease, you must understand that it is a chronic disease (AKA long term). It tends to wax and wane with time, and will […]
Earwax is something familiar to all of us. Everyone has earwax for sure. The picture above shows the dry earwax type (less common), while the one below shows the wet earwax type (more common). Not all earwax needs removal. Reasons for earwax removal include: Pain in the ears Feeling of blocked ears Reduced hearing or […]
Introduction Anger is a common emotion experienced by many of us. In fact, it is hard to find someone who does not feel angry at all. <literature> Anger is frequently described as a fire and truly it works like one. Normal VS Abnormal Anger There are the features that suggest that your anger might need […]
Common symptoms You are likely to be depressed if have the following for more than 2 weeks. (Source: DSM 5th) The more symptoms you experience, the more likely you are depressed. Lousy mood Nearly every day and all the time Other similar feelings: sadness, tearfulness, hopelessness and feeling empty Loss of interest Can’t seem to find […]