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2011-08-05 00:00:29

SinusWars15 brings Yoga in a bottle NY,NY (PRWEB) August 04, 2011 Psychoneurobiology is a whole new field of study that explores the ways our emotions impact on our physical well-being. It is accepted that stress and anxiety affect the immune system, endocrine system as well as neurological functions. By affecting these systems of the body, the body can be made physically ill. There have been extensive studies done to demonstrate that being under continuous stress can cause infections and...

2011-07-24 00:02:02

Homeopathy and SinusWars come to aid in the fight against Sinus Headaches. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2011 The new SinusWars9 puts an end to the debilitating symptoms of sinus congestion, pain and headaches. Headaches are one of the most uncomfortable symptoms a person can have. Whether they are sharp, shooting, throbbing or aching, they cause great discomfort, hampering a person from getting on with their day to day life. Conventional medication may fail to work and leave the sufferer...

2011-07-23 00:00:41

The SinusWars team has found the answer to Nasal Congestion with Age-Old Ingredients New York, NY (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 SinusWars10 is a combination of homeopathic ingredients that work to complement each other in the battle against nasal congestion. Much research has been done on one of the ingredients and it is worth a special mention. The chilli pepper where Capsicum originates from is a fascinating ingredient. Some interesting facts say that magical herbalism appropriates the god of war...

2011-07-20 00:00:32

Balloon sinuplasty is safe and effective, minimally invasive, and quick - bringing relief to the 37 million people who suffer from chronic sinus infections. SWENT will now offer the procedure in a clinic setting. Santa Fe, NM (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Southwestern Ear, Nose & Throat Associates (SWENT) announces the availability of Balloon Sinuplasty, a new procedure that has been shown to help patients who suffer from chronic sinus conditions. Over 100,000 patients nationwide have had the...

2011-07-12 13:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stony Point Surgery Center continues to lead the way in innovative surgical procedures and advanced patient care as a Balloon Sinuplasty(TM) Center of Excellence. The outpatient surgical center, which plays host to many of Richmond's top doctors, was the first in the area to use this non-invasive procedure that treats chronic sinus infections, commonly referred to as sinusitis. Balloon Sinuplasty, developed by Acclarent, utilizes a small...

2011-07-01 00:11:35

Inhale deeply for the first time in months and feel refreshed and alive again New York, NY (PRWEB) June 30, 2011 Wax on. Wax off. Breathe in. Breathe out. We all witnessed the extraordinary power that the right breathing technique gave to the Karate Kid. You cannot however alter your technique of breathing when you can't breathe normally in the first place. Breath is the energy of life. Some cultures call it Prana; others call it Chi. This energy allows us to function and allows every cell...

2011-06-28 20:52:55

A cellulose powder has been used increasingly for many years against allergic rhinitis. Still, there has been a shortage of scientific evidence for its efficacy in seasonal allergic rhinitis (hay fever), particularly in children. Now, however, scientists from the Sahlgrenska Academy and the Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences at the University of Gothenburg have proven that the cellulose powder reduces symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis in children, without any adverse...

2011-05-10 08:07:00

HORSHAM, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Teva Respiratory today announced results from the recently completed Nasal Allergy Survey Assessing Limitations (NASL) 2010, which found patients with allergic rhinitis (AR) who had nasal symptoms were more likely to experience sleep disturbances, including difficulty getting to sleep and/or waking up during the night. Lack of a good night's sleep can significantly impact a person's quality of life. For people living with nasal allergies in the...

2011-04-27 07:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with asthma or allergic rhinitis (nasal allergies), initially prescribed montelukast (Singulair®) instead of typical first-line therapy have low rates of persistence on montelukast and may ultimately discontinue therapy altogether, according to a new study presented at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 23rd Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minn. The study will be presented by Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a thought...

2011-04-18 22:26:11

A preliminary report suggests that virtual nasal surgery has the potential to be a productive tool that may enable surgeons to perform personalized nasal surgery using computer simulation techniques, according to a report posted online today that will appear in the September print issue of Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Nasal obstruction is usually caused by a deviated septum (a condition in which the partition between the two sides of the nose is...


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Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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