How do you know if your sinuses need extra attention

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Sinus infections - also known as sinusitis - are one of the most common diseases in the world. Millions of people suffer from sinusitis each year and for most of those people, the pain from swollen nasal passages and the pressure caused by the build-up of mucus in the sinus cavities is short-lived. In some people, however, sinusitis is a chronic issue with little to no relief. How do you know when it's time to see your doctor for a sinus issue?

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Which hearing aid is right for you?

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If you are experiencing hearing loss caused by disease, aging, or long-term exposure to loud noise, you might benefit from a hearing aid. A hearing aid helps people with hearing loss listen, communicate, and participate more fully in everyday life.

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How to know when you need your tonsils removed

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All too often people have nagging medical issues that they feel aren't serious enough to call the doctor. Sore throats often fall in this category. It's easy to pass off a sore throat as the symptom of a cold or just "something I get every winter." How do you know when a sore throat is more than just a sore throat?

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Here's to your hearing

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During the month of the year when so many healthcare providers and organizations are focused on promoting heart health, we wanted to do something different. Not that we don’t support raising awareness for heart health… in fact, we had several employees participate in the National “Go Red” Day on Friday, February 6. Those who made a $5 donation to our Cardiac Rehab Fund through the LMH Foundation got to wear jeans with their red shirts while giving to a good cause. The Cardiac Rehab Fund provides scholarships for individuals who need assistance to participate in our Cardiac Rehab program. It’s one way we can support heart health here locally!

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Breathe easier this winter

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Winter weather brings special challenges to those with asthma. The cold air outside tends to worsen asthma symptoms often causing coughing fits when walking outdoors. That same cold weather keeps people indoors more often where they are breathing common asthma triggers such as mold, pet dander, and dust mites.

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