Understanding The Endocrine System Physiology

April 25, 2015

Anatomy of the Endocrine System The endocrine system is different from the nervous system functions. Specifically, the endocrine system works with the nervous system create the control system for the entire body. The nervous system provides a quick and specifically targeted system and framework to active specific glands and muscles in the body. While the endocrine is a much slower moving system but acts on a much wider scale through…


What is Tonsillitis ?

Tonsillitis, tonsillen, tonsillectomie
April 18, 2015

The tonsils are two lymph nodes that are in the back of the mouth near the throat. The tonsils help prevent the infection from entering the body. Tonsillitis is caused when the tonsils become infected. Tonsillitis often happens during childhood (from 4- 15 years old) The symptoms often include swollen tonsils, fever, and sore throat. Tonsillitis can be caused by multiple different viruses and bacteria. Tonsillitis is also contagious and…


Understanding Sinus Infections (Sinusitis)

April 11, 2015

A sinus infection or sinusitis is an inflammation and swelling of the sinus. In a normal scenario, your sinuses are filled with air. If your sinuses are filled with fluid, this provides an environment in which bacteria can grow and this, in turn, leads to a sinus infection.   Sinus infections can often follow a bad cold, as you are at greater risk due to developing inflammation and swelling in…