2 Common Sleep-Related Medical Conditions

Posted on: 16 September 2016

Sleep is vitally important; it allows our bodies to rest and recover. However, there are a wide variety of medical conditions that can affect our sleep. These conditions may reduce the amount or quality of sleep, or in some cases have even more serious effects. Sleep Apnea Obstructive sleep apnea is a common condition that affects over 18 million Americans. It occurs when the muscles that support the walls of the airways become weakened, causing them to narrow during sleep. [Read More]

Symptoms Of Hearing Loss In Young Children

Posted on: 9 February 2016

If you have very young children, chances are good that you are going to be watching them for signs that anything is wrong because you are worried about them. Once common issue that many parents miss is that their children have hearing problems. Your child might not have every experienced a full level of hearing and therefore won't know that it's out of the ordinary to not be able to easily hear conversations going around him or her. [Read More]

Things You Can Do Now To Prevent Allergy Symptoms This Spring

Posted on: 21 January 2016

Allergy season is just around the corner. Fortunately for the 58 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, there is still plenty of time to prepare.  The following are six things you can do in mid-winter to reduce the chances that this spring will be made miserable by seasonal allergies: Start routinely cleaning your home Allergy symptoms can often be significantly reduced if you keep dust and dirt in your house under control. [Read More]

Four Foods To Add To Your Diet If You Suffer From Hypothyroidism

Posted on: 6 November 2015

If you have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism, the hormone replacement medications that your doctor prescribes will go a long way towards keeping your symptoms at bay. However, there are other things you can do to bolster your thyroid function and make yourself feel better, including adding the following foods to your diet: Oily Fish Oily fish such as salmon and tuna is high in omega-3 fatty acids, which have been shown to help patients with hypothyroidism fight symptoms like impaired immune function and systemic inflammation. [Read More]