The paranasal sinuses are air-filled pockets that directly communicate to our nasal passages. We have 4 pairs of these sinuses. During normal function air and mucus can freely travel in and out of the sinuses. However, during a sinus infection the narrow passages can get blocked, therefore trapping mucus and air pressure within the sinuses. The secretions can then […]
Many people often use the terms sinus headaches interchangeably with migraines, even though the two entities are very different. In this article I contribute to a better understanding of the difference between the two.
As we head into the winter season, more people will be affected with acute bronchitis and pneumonia. I was fortunate to be featured in this article discussing the salient features of each. Please follow this link to learn more.
Every doctor’s visit has a specific structure that we try to follow in order to get the most information in the most efficient way. Generally, the visit starts with what is called the Chief Complaint, which is the main reason you are seeing the doctor. Following that, we investigate History of Present Illness (HPI). This is the section […]
As we embark on another great summer of fun in the sun, most of us are probably aware of the effects of sun on our skin. Many of us do a decent job of protection from the hot sun by using adequate sunscreen. We apply it to our faces, necks, shoulders, and our backs. It’s […]
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