Children And Obstructive Sleep Apnea
12 October 2016
Sleep apnea effects people without prejudice, impacting children just as easily as it does adults. Consequently, for a parent of a child who has been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea, this can be a troubling reality to embrace.
Interpreting A Diagnosis
If you have received a diagnosis for your child, you are already on the right path. However, understanding the specifics of a diagnosis can sometimes be a challenge, particularly when it comes to the apnea rating; such as mild, moderate and severe.
Chronic Sinusitis? Identifying And Treating Nasal Polyps
19 September 2016
Sinus infections, severe allergies, and even the common cold all have similar symptoms. Several serious sinus diseases and disorders also have the same symptoms, which makes it difficult to differentiate between a common ailment and something more serious. However, there is one thing that will alert you to a potential problem. When symptoms are chronic and treatments are unsuccessful, the likelihood that something other than routine illness is going on is greater.
Two Things To Watch Out For When You Wear Your New Hearing Aid Devices
1 March 2016
Problems with your hearing aids can be worrisome, especially if you are new to wearing the devices. However, it's important to know that you can take care of minor problems you might experience if you are aware of the things that could affect their functionality. Here are a couple of things that could cause your hearing aids to work improperly.
Your hearing aids are just like other electronic devices; water can cause big problems if you aren't careful.
Understanding Immunotherapy For Your Sting Allergies
18 November 2015
If you're diagnosed with an allergy to insect stings, you'll have to be as proactive as possible about identifying and avoiding the hazard as well as treating exposures. You'll want to work with an allergist for the testing and evaluation. Additionally, your allergist might recommend that you undergo immunotherapy to deal with your allergies. If you're not familiar with immunotherapy treatment, here's a look at some of the basics to help you determine if it's right for you.