Are You Struggling With CPAP?
October 13th, 2021
Millions of Americans experience obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a sleep disorder that can cause serious problems such as excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue, memory loss and lack of concentration. These individuals have an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure. While CPAP therapy is the preferred treatment method, not everybody can tolerate...Read More
What Is Ear Tube Surgery?
March 25th, 2021
If your child experiences frequent ear infections, their pediatrician may suggest ear tube surgery. While the idea of your child undergoing surgery may be nerve wracking, this procedure is common, safe and effective. We provide an overview of what you need to know about ear tubes below. Ear Tubes Treat Ear Infections Ear infections are...Read More
Do You Have a Stuffy Nose When You Wake Up?
January 29th, 2021
This time of year, it’s common to experience symptoms like a stuffy nose, especially when you first wake up. In 2021 in particular, this can be worrisome, as a stuffy nose is one of the listed symptoms of COVID-19. Once you get tested rule out the possibility of having the coronavirus, the next step is...Read More
Loss of Smell and Taste Linked to COVID-19
January 19th, 2021
By now, we’re all familiar with the most common symptoms of COVID-19: fever, body aches, dry cough and breathing difficulty. But for some people, additional symptoms include a loss of smell and taste; these can occur even in the absence of any other symptoms. Anosmia and ageusia (the medical terms for loss of smell and...Read More
Can Sleep Change Your Life?
October 29th, 2020
During the pandemic, we have seen many changes to our normal lives. One of which is a disruption in our quality of sleep. But getting enough sleep is important to our physical, mental and emotional step. Sleep Hygiene The best way to fix your sleep problem is to improve your sleep hygiene, which includes: Eating...Read More
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