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Anti throat clearing

If you're looking to reduce or prevent throat clearing, it's important to understand why you might be doing it in the first place. Throat clearing is often a natural response to irritation or discomfort in the throat. Here are some strategies to help you avoid excessive throat clearing.

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What are Cawthorne-Cooksey Exercises?

Cawthorne-Cooksey exercises, also known as vestibular rehabilitation exercises, are a set of physical therapy exercises designed to help individuals with balance problems, dizziness, and certain vestibular disorders. These exercises were developed by Dr. Cawthorne and Mr. Cooksey in the 1940s and are commonly used to improve balance and reduce dizziness.

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Tonsil stones (Tonsilloliths)

Tonsilloliths or tonsil stones occur in roughly 10% of the population, but not many people are aware of them, or know how to get rid of them. Mr Prince Modayil, a consultant ENT surgeon with over 20 years of experience, describes this condition and the treatment options for it.

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What to do when your child has a nosebleed?

Nosebleeds (also known as epistaxis) are common in children and might be caused by your child picking their nose, dry air in the home, allergies or an injury. But how should you treat a nosebleed in your child when it occurs? And how can you prevent it from happening again?

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Nosebleeds in children: what are the causes and is it normal?

Nosebleeds (also known as epistaxis) aren't usually a sign of anything serious. They are common, particularly in children and most can be easily treated at home. Nose bleeds in children can cause significant parental concern.

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