22 July 2019
Snoring can be a real problem for some people. The quiet of a peaceful night can be interrupted by loud snores, keeping others in the household awake. The reasons why a person snores can be complex. As your body moves into a deep sleep, all of the muscles (except the respiratory system) relax. The air moving through your mouth and nose as you breathe can cause relaxed tissue to vibrate, producing an audible sound that is identified as a snore.
18 June 2019
Having surgery can be a very helpful experience. You may be dealing with an ailment that severely impacts your quality of life and makes it hard to do your daily duties. Letting a general surgeon work their magic can restore your health and allow you to enjoy doing activities that were once out of your reach. If you have a surgery date coming up, you should start preparing now for a successful event.
15 May 2019
If you are someone who has been struggling with your weight, you are not alone. According to the Center for Disease Control website, 71.6% of Americans are overweight or obese. That is almost three out of every four people in the United States! It seems like wherever you turn there are revolutionary new diet and weight loss programs which promise instant and lasting results. How is someone to know which one of these programs is the best?
28 March 2019
If you've frequently dealt with dizziness, this isn't an issue that you should ignore. It's possible that you're dizzy for a wide range of reasons, but until you consult a medical professional and undergo some tests, you won't know what is behind this situation. Frequently being dizzy is a concern not only because it can make you feel uneasy -- there's also the risk that you'll fall, which could result in many different types of serious injuries.
6 February 2019
If you frequently have signs of an allergic reaction on your skin such as itching or a rash, then your doctor may recommend you undergo patch testing to find out what's causing your symptoms. Patch testing is a simple and effective way to find out what common substances you come in contact with will cause a reaction on your skin. Here's how patch testing is done and how it helps control your allergies.
2 January 2019
If you or your child are struggling with nasally-sounding speech, then the problem might be with your adenoids. When these glands are enlarged, then they can have a great affect on your speech. Generally, adenoid problems are more common in children because the glands are usually larger at that age, though adults can have problems with them their whole life. Here is more on how adenoids can affect your speech and health.
30 November 2018
You likely never expected to struggle with an eating disorder but now that it has become a problem for you, getting help for the eating disorder is necessary. If you do not get help, the problem may only start to get worse for you, causing you to potentially end up with major life-threatening medical conditions. Instead of letting it get that far, reach out for help now because different treatment options are offered to those with various eating disorders, including anorexia, binge eating, and bulimia.
10 October 2018
Many women think that the only reason to see a doctor that specializes in obstetrics and gynecology (OBGYN), is when they are thinking about becoming pregnant. However, there are many health issues affecting women only that an OBGYN can effectively diagnose and treat. Here are four of those medical conditions. 1. Adenomyosis When the endometrial tissue of the uterus grows into the muscle wall of the uterus, the result is a condition called adenomyosis.
12 September 2018
Bipolar disorder is an often misrepresented and misunderstood mental health condition. While some people in society think that bipolar disorder is just having basic mood swings, it is so much more than that. If you are struggling with managing your bipolar disorder, you know that coping with this condition is not always a walk in the park. However, there are ways that you can go about managing your bipolar disorder. All you need is to get to know some of the bipolar disorder management techniques available to you and then get the help and support you need in utilizing these techniques.
3 July 2018
Many children experience ear infections while growing up, but if your child frequently has ear infections, the cause could be as simple as what's going on in their nose. Read on to find out if your child is making one simple mistake that could be hurting their ears. The Link Between the Ear and Nose Believe it or not, the nose and the ears are physically connected to one another. A small canal called a eustachian tube connects your child's middle ear to the top of their throat as well as the sinuses.