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...
Everything You Need to Know About Allergies

Everything You Need to Know About Allergies

Allergies An allergy is an immune system response to a foreign substance that’s not typically harmful to your body. These foreign substances are called allergens. They can include certain foods, pollen, or pet dander. Your immune system’s job is to keep you healthy by...
Sinusitis

Sinusitis

Sinusitis is a common inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, the cavities that produce the mucus necessary for the nasal passages to work effectively. It can be acute or chronic, and it can be caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, allergies, or even an autoimmune...

Tonsillectomy

TonsillectomyThe tonsils, which form a protective ring around the back of the mouth and nasal cavity, are part of the immune system. A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils, which is sometimes necessary to treat an underlying illness.The tonsils...

Tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is an infection of the tonsils that affects millions of individuals each year. Tonsils are situated at the back of the throat. They are collections of lymphoid tissue that form part of the immune system. Although uncomfortable and unpleasant, the condition...

Snoring

Snoring is noisy breathing during sleep that happens when tissue vibrates in the upper airway. It is a common problem that affects most people at some time during their lives. It is often harmless, and it may be relieved through home remedies. If these do not work,...

Ear Tubes

If your child gets frequent infections or fluid build-up in his middle ear, your doctor may recommend ear tubes. Some adults might need them, too, but it’s not as common. A doctor will have to do a brief surgery to put them in. Your doctor may put in antibiotic ear...

Tonsils

What May Be Sabotaging Your Sleep If you’ve assessed your sleep environment and your everyday routine to make sure you’re not sabotaging sleep and you still feel tired after getting 7-8 hours of rest, you should see your doctor. You may have a medical...