How Snoring Surgery Can Help Your Sleep Apnea

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If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, your ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist may have recommended using a CPAP machine to help you breathe more easily while you sleep. If you are tired of sleeping with this device and would like a better way to treat sleep apnea, you might want to consider getting snoring surgery. Here are several things to know about this. Is snoring surgery only for sleep apnea?

16 November 2016

What Thyroid-Cancer Treatment Involves

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Treatment for thyroid cancer depends on the size, location, and number of tumors as well as how quickly a tumor may grow and spread to lymph nodes, the lungs, or the liver. Your age, physical stamina, and other existing health problems all play a role in the type of treatment your doctor will recommend. Knowing what types of treatments are available and the side effects each may cause can help you choose the cancer-treatment option or combination of treatments that are right for your particular case.

4 November 2016

3 Things That May Impair Hearing Aid Function

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If you wear hearing aids, you'll probably expect them to work exactly the same every time you have them in. There are, however, certain situations that may affect your hearing, and consequently, change the way your hearing appliances work. Here are three things that may impair the functionality of your hearing aids, and what you can do about them: Aspirin If you take aspirin, you may develop temporary or permanent hearing problems.

4 November 2016

Why Immunotherapy Is a Good Treatment Option for Chronic Allergies

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If you have suffered from chronic allergies for several years and are tired of taking medications for them, you may want to consider using immunotherapy. This is a type of treatment that can help drastically for allergy sufferers, and it often begins with some tests that will help determine what you are allergic to. Here are three things to know about immunotherapy. What is it? Immunotherapy is a form of treatment for allergies that involves getting shots.

26 September 2016

Strange Symptoms After You Eat Could Be A Food Allergy

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You frequently get a headache after you eat. Your eyes may itch and your nose runs like you have a cold. When these symptoms occur soon after you eat, you may have a food allergy. Like an allergy to dust and pollen, there is no cure for this type of allergy. But your ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor can isolate the foods that give you a problem so you can change your eating habits and get rid of the uncomfortable symptoms.

20 October 2015

Tips For Getting Kids To Wear Hearing Aids

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Kids don't always want to wear hearing aids, especially when they first get them and aren't used to them yet. Not wearing these assisted listening devices can make it so the child's problems increase, as they may fall further behind in language and other developmental skills. There are a few steps you can take to help get your child to wear these devices: Let Them Choose Just like kids sometimes like to choose their own clothes and may be more likely to eat their food if they help choose and prepare it, letting kids pick their own hearing aids and accessories can make them more likely to wear them.

6 August 2015