In theory, sensory hypersensitivity refers to greater-than-normal sensitivity. However, in practice, this phenomenon is much more complex and distressing, as can affect all day-to-day activities. Those who suffer from it are overly sensitive to their [...]
Ever since their release, electronic cigarettes (or e-cigarettes) have been marketed as a new-and-improved alternative to traditional cigarettes. Bad breath, yellow teeth and, particularly, cardiovascular disease and cancer: the risks linked to tobacco use are [...]
Thrush is a mouth infection caused by an uncontrolled propagation of the fungus Candida albicans. That’s why this yeast infection is also known as oral candidiasis or moniliasis. Candida albicans is naturally present in the [...]
Oral cancer symptoms and screening Each year, nearly 5,000 Canadians are diagnosed with oral cancer and approximately 1,500 of them will die from it. According to data compiled by the Public Health Agency of Canada, [...]
Over-the-counter pain medication: do you know the difference between acetaminophen, aspirin and ibuprofen?
Acetaminophen Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is an ingredient used in more than 700 over-the-counter products available at pharmacies. It’s especially popular for use as an analgesic, as well as a cold and flu remedy. Acetaminophen is a [...]