Category: Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds: Why We Get Them and the Proper Way to Treat Them

Nosebleeds can be frightening, especially when your own child suffers one. However, most are not serious. Some will stop on their own; others will stop after administering a few simple first-aid steps. The American Academy of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery tells us that nosebleeds “…are most common in children aged 2-10 years and adults aged 50-80 years”.

If you or a family member suffer from nosebleeds, here is what you need to know.

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Not Another Nosebleed?!

Do you or a family member suffer from recurrent nosebleeds? One out of seven people can develop a nosebleed at some point in their life. Nosebleeds, or epistaxis, can be either anterior or posterior. The majority of nosebleeds are anterior, meaning that a blood vessel is typically bleeding at the very front of the nose. These types of nosebleeds are very common and easy to treat. Posterior nosebleeds are much less common and are caused by a bleeding site in the back of the nose. These types of nosebleeds typically require a trip to the emergency room to control.

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Sleep Apnea Linked to Alzheimer’s and Asthma

Asthmatics Have a 40% Greater Risk of Sleep Apnea According to the Wisconsin Sleep Cohort Study, those suffering with asthma …

Why Your Voice Ages and How to Protect It

Did you ever speak to someone on the phone and detect that they are older just by the sound of their voice? It’s not your …

Things that Get Stuck In Kids Noses and the Extreme Danger of Button Batteries

Asking why children stick objects up their noses is like asking why the chicken crossed the road – there is no good answer. …