Things You Should Never Do to Your Ears

Things You Should Never Do to Your Ears

Our ears may be our most abused body part. We pierce them, subject them to deafening noise, shove cotton swabs inside them, and burn them with ear candling. In spite of supplying us with one of our most significant senses, we rarely give our ears, or our hearing, much...
Do You Have Trouble Sleeping?

Do You Have Trouble Sleeping?

Other than a lumpy and uncomfortable mattress, pregnancy or feeling generally achy in the muscles, sleep should be easy to come by. You should be able to set up a comfortable sleep space that makes you feel warm, toasty and ready to sink into a deep sleep cycle that...
What’s it like to take a sleep study

What’s it like to take a sleep study

What to know before a sleep study with Canyon View ENT “I have to sleep in a lab? Seriously?” This was the reaction from a patient of mine not long ago, in response to my calling for a sleep study. He’d been struggling in recent months with daytime sluggishness,...
What Comes After the Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

What Comes After the Sleep Apnea Diagnosis

Check list of things to ask your sleep doctor and CPAP provider You have been diagnosed with sleep apnea. For most patients, sleep apnea is for life and this is the time to be proactive in your prescribed treatment therapy. You are most likely in a sleepy fog when you...
How to Prepare for a Sleep Study Test

How to Prepare for a Sleep Study Test

What is sleep apnea? Millions of Americans actively suffer from Sleep Apnea or a similar sleep-related health issue, yet only a small fraction seek assistance for it. If you are tired of the mental and physical fatigue related to inadequate rest, and the range of...
What is Sleep Apnea

What is Sleep Apnea

What exactly is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a common disorder that causes your breathing to stop or get very shallow. Breathing pauses can last from a few seconds to minutes. They may occur 30 times or more an hour. The most common type is obstructive sleep apnea. It...
What are the symptoms of skin cancer?

What are the symptoms of skin cancer?

Healthcare professionals advise people to check for signs of skin cancer regularly throughout the year. Early detection improves the outlook of each type of skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Melanoma is the most dangerous type,...
What You Need To Know About Tinnitus

What You Need To Know About Tinnitus

Ringing in the Ears A person with tinnitus often hears “ringing in the ears,” but they may also hear hissing, clicking, or whistling sounds. It can be temporary, or it can be chronic and persistent.Tinnitus is thought to affect 50 million Americans. It...