What to Do About Nosebleeds While Working Out
Do you often experience nosebleeds while working out? These may be more common than you think. A nosebleed, also called epistaxis, is blood loss from your nasal membrane. The nasal membrane is the thin tissue lining the inside of your nose. Nosebleeds can occur in one or both nostrils and may be caused by different… Read More
What Does an Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist Do?
Do you suffer from frequent sore throats? Does your child always seem to have ear infections, month after month? These are only some of the many afflictions that an ear nose throat (ENT) specialist, also known as an otolaryngologist, can treat. Ear, nose, and throat specialists can also treat sleep disorders, like sleep apnea, and… Read More
Not your father’s CPAP
We’ve come a long way with this life-saving device. CPAP machines have been steadily improving since the first commercialized CPAP was introduced in the 1980s. The devices have become much smaller, quieter, much more comfortable, and more effective in treating sleep apnea. To see just how far CPAP technology has come, let’s peek back in… Read More
Inspire | CPAP alternative for sleep apnea
Romeo Shoshoo, a Chicago ENT patient, suffered through daily episodes of falling asleep suddenly, even while walking
Research leads to new surgical guidelines for parathyroidectomy.
Tertiary hyperparathyroidism occurs more than primary or secondary hyperparathyroidism but it is rare and is seen in patients with renal disease and post kidney transplant. Because it is a rare problem, guidelines for surgical treatment and prognosis have not been well repeated in the past. This study establishes guidelines for parathyroid surgical intervention. In a… Read More
Trying CPAP for the First Time? Tips to Understanding Machine Use and Insurance
Treat snoring and sleep apnea with a number of non-invasive and minimally invasive treatment options.