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The holidays can be tricky for people with food allergies. Holiday sweets are everywhere, and most of them contain food allergens. You can still enjoy holiday desserts, even with food allergies, by using allergy-free ingredients in your favorite holiday recipes. Preparing allergy-free holiday desserts is as easy as substituting food allergens with “safe” ingredients.

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According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 30 percent of adults have insomnia. One in every 10 adults have chronic insomnia. Some people experience periods insomnia associated with seasonal changes. Winter insomnia may be symptomatic of a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Winter insomnia may also result from the effect of reduced daylight […]

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Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a condition characterized by an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually triggered by an uncomfortable sensation in the legs. RLS is believed to be caused by dopamine imbalance. Dopamine is a chemical that transmits signals between nerve cells in the brain. There is no cure for restless leg syndrome, […]

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According to the Mayo Clinic, half of adults snore. Snoring is a loud, hoarse sound that occurs when airflow through the mouth and nose becomes obstructed as you sleep. Most times snoring is normal, such as when you have a stuffy nose from a cold or sinus infection. Loud and excessive snoring, however, can be […]

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Sleep is just as important part of a healthy lifestyle as diet and exercise. Many people get less than six hours of sleep due to their busy lifestyles. This results in sleep deprivation and excessive daytime sleepiness, both of which can be harmful to your health in the long run. Sleepiness can be caused by […]

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Thomas Walker, M.D. is board-certified in Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery by the American Board of Otolaryngology and fellowship-trained in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Dr. Walker is a nose expert specializing in septoplasty, rhinoplasty (nose surgery), revision rhinoplasty, minimally invasive endosopic sinus surgery including balloon sinuplasty, and advanced endoscopic sinus surgery.  Having received […]

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Sleep apnea is a widespread disorder that causes disruptions in the breathing patterns during sleep. Often, chronic snorers have sleep apnea, but write it off as nothing more than an annoyance to their spouses. However, doctors have even more good reason to try to persuade patients to accept sleep apnea treatments, such as CPAP or […]

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