It’s No Love Story!
March 11-17th is National Sleep Awareness Week. The experts at Chicago ENT and Chicago Sleep Center are taking the opportunity this week to raise awareness about the importance of sleep and how sleep plays a critical role in our health. Continue reading Sleepless in Chicago
Dr. Payal Patel is Part of Expert Panel
Asthma is a major noncommunicable disease prevalent across the United States in 7.6% of adults and 8.4% of children. In Chicago, 10.8% of adults reported having asthma in 2014.
In Illinois, the percentage of adults and youth reporting that they are currently having asthma is higher than the percentage nationwide. Continue reading Managing Asthma in Urban Areas
Women and Sleep Apnea
When we think about someone suffering with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), we often picture an older, heavyset male with a thick neckline and a ground-shaking snore. While this mental picture fits the medical description of a patient suffering from sleep apnea, it by no means paints the complete picture of most sleep apnea suffers. Continue reading Why Are More Women with OSA Misdiagnosed?
Dr. Friedman Receives the Eminent Honor
Dr. Michael Friedman, medical director for Chicago ENT has been recognized by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. as a “Top Doctor” for 2018. Dr. Friedman has the eminent honor to be recognized as one of the best otolaryngologists. Continue reading Dr. Friedman Named 2018 Top Doctor By Castle Connolly
According to the American Cancer Society, it is estimated that in 2018, there will be about 53,990 new cases of thyroid cancer in the United States. Of those cases, 40,900 will be women and 13,090 men. Unfortunately, women have a higher risk of mortality with 1,100 cases of death and 960 for men. Continue reading Thyroid Cancer On The Rise
December is Safe Toys and Gift Month
Preparing for the holiday’s can be stressful. Sending out greetings cards, baking, cooking, observing religious traditions, and purchasing gifts for loved ones can add up. In the midst of all holiday to-do’s; it is important to add children safety to the top of the list. Continue reading Are Your Child’s Toys Dangerous?
Any cancer survivor will tell you that cancer is no walk in the park.
Having survived cancer is something to celebrate and rejoice about. However it can take a while for cancer survivors to look in the mirror and start smiling again.
Patients with head and neck cancers face many challenges that can affect their quality of life. Many of the post surgical side-effects can result in speech dysfunction or facial disfigurement. In addition, organ-sparing chemo radiation treatments can result in difficulty in swallowing, dry mouth, and dental damage. Continue reading Life After Head and Neck Cancer