Entries by Cindy Geng

WHY SLEEP IS IMPORTANT FOR YOUR HEALTH

Getting quality sleep is one of the best things you can do for your health. As you sleep, your body is working to support healthy brain function which protects your mental health, physical health, quality of life, and safety. Don’t know if you get enough sleep? The way you feel while you’re awake depends in […]

Prevent a Sinus Infection—Head on

One of the most common conditions that patients seek medical care for is a sinus infection. The uncomfortable pressure, tenderness and lack of oxygen able to pass through your nose is experienced by 31 million people in the U.S., according to the American College or Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. To prevent a trip to the […]

Why Antibiotics Aren’t Always the Answer

Antibiotics can effectively kill bacteria. Oftentimes when a patient has a bacterial infection and needs antibiotics, the benefits outweigh the risks. However, there are many everyday situations where antibiotics are inappropriate and can even be harmful. For instance, antibiotics cannot cure colds, flu, or other upper respiratory infections caused by viruses. Common side effects of […]