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Sleep apnea is a common and very serious condition in which a person’s breathing is interrupted, becomes shallow or even stops altogether throughout their nightly sleep cycles. Those who have sleep apnea not only tend to be excessive snorers, but can encounter difficulty focusing and staying awake during the day and can even develop serious […]

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Cystic Fibrosis affects tens of thousands of people worldwide. It is an illness in which mucus builds up in the lungs and pancreas, among other organs, causing airways to become constricted and blocked. This leads to infections, damage to the lungs and eventually to the failure of the respiratory system. Now, a new study has […]

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Asthma is an illness that is more common than people realize, affecting many thousands of people all over the United States every year. It affects sleep, social interactions, mood, focus and can even, in extreme cases, be deadly. A new study has now shed light on a connection between growing up on a farm and […]

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Sleep apnea is a silent affliction that affects millions of people every year. It often goes undiagnosed, and has been associated with many health problems from tiredness and lack of focus to high blood pressure to diabetes to mental and emotional problems.

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) are chronic forms of what is commonly known as acid reflux. Everyone gets it from time to time. Have you ever had heartburn? That’s likely acid reflux. However, when it becomes chronic and recurring, it could be a serious problem that can cause damage to your insides. […]

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Food allergies can be some of the worst, most deadly ailments a person can face. For those who are unprepared, a sudden attack can close off air passages and quickly land a person in the hospital, or worse.

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Endoscopic sinus surgery is a minimally invasive means of repairing damage to the breathing passages and airways. If left untreated, this damage can lead to sinusitis or other breathing problems. In this procedure, an endoscope, or small camera, is inserted into the nasal passages through the nose, alongside surgical instruments. The endoscope allows the doctor […]

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Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that affects up to 12 million people every year in the United States. It is also, unfortunately, a nearly invisible illness that all-too-often goes undiagnosed, especially in postmenopausal women. This is because the symptoms can be hard to catch. After all, the sufferer is sleeping so they don’t realize […]

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Allergies are the worst, and the fall season tends to see them spike dramatically. For millions of people who suffer from ragweed and mold sensitivity, this time of year can be a nightmare, especially if the typical treatment of antihistamines don’t do the trick. There are things that can be done, however, to lessen the […]

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