All posts by Andrew Fujii

Can Fireworks Really Lead to Hearing Loss?

The Fourth of July is a fun-filled day spent with family and friends. The scent of burgers cooking on the grill perfumes the entire neighborhood. The look of amazement on everyone’s face is priceless when fireworks light up the night sky. There is something about the red, white and blue starburst that keeps our eyes aimed at the sky while oohing and aahing. However, did you know that those beautiful and colorful fireworks can be extremely harmful to your hearing? Continue reading Can Fireworks Really Lead to Hearing Loss?

Chicago ENT is One of Three Centers in Illinois to Offer a New and Innovative Way to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea

It is estimated that more than 18 million Americans have sleep apnea and 80 percent of all moderate and severe cases of Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) go each year undiagnosed. Sleep apnea is a serious breathing condition that if not treated, can have serious complications to our health. ChicagoENT is proud to be one of the three in Illinois to exclusively offer an innovative and non-invasive treatment option to effectively treat OSA. Continue reading Chicago ENT is One of Three Centers in Illinois to Offer a New and Innovative Way to Treat Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Can Alcohol Really Impair Your Sleep and Cause Insomnia?

Alcohol and Sleep 

Drinking alcohol can make you feel drowsy and fall asleep quicker but did you know that alcohol can rob you from getting a good night’s rest?  Researchers have found that alcohol consumption before bedtime can reduce and harm quality and restorative sleep. Continue reading Can Alcohol Really Impair Your Sleep and Cause Insomnia?

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

Is Technology Causing Hearing Loss?

Modern technology has helped make our lives much easier- from futuristic voice recognition devices to top-of-the-line snow blowers and lawn mowers. But is all this technology causing people ages 20-69 to suffer from hearing loss? Well, the answer is “yes”! Our current sources of entertainment and machinery, designed to do most of the heavy work, is causing most Americans to lose a significant amount of hearing. Continue reading May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

SAFETY RECALL NOTICE

EPIPEN / EPIPEN Jr. RECALL

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers of a voluntary recall of specific lots of Mylan’s and Pfizer’s Epipen and Epipen Jr. Auto-Injectors.  This recall is due to two reports of potential defect that could make the device difficult to activate in an emergency.Information may change about this recall so please check Mylan.com/EpiPenRecall for updated information. Continue reading SAFETY RECALL NOTICE

Foods That Can Keep You From Sleeping

 

These Foods Might Be Keeping You Up At Night!

Want to improve your sleep quality? Well, the answer can potentially be in your diet. Oranges are an excellent source of daily vitamins and dietary fiber however; did you know that eating citrus foods like oranges can keep you from sleeping at night? Continue reading Foods That Can Keep You From Sleeping