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Top 10 Signs and Symptoms of Sleep Apnea in Children

By:
Chuck Leider
October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017 01:15 PM
sleep apnea in children

  As parents, you want the best for your child. One of your biggest fears is that something would come along to compromise the health of your child or place that health at risk. Sleep apnea is a condition that affects nearly three percent of children, according to a scholarly article appearing in the Korean Journal of Pediatrics.… Read More

Sleep Apnea in Children: Treatment Options

By:
Chuck Leider
October 12, 2017
October 12, 2017 03:15 PM
sleep apnea in children, sleep apnea treatment

While children may not struggle with sleep apnea as much as adults (five percent children vs. 26 percent adults), this condition is still common enough in kids to cause concern for parents. Children with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) are usually tired during the day. They often display behavioral problems such as having trouble paying attention since they're not getting the quality sleep they need each night.… Read More

Sleep Apnea in Children: Signs, Symptoms, and Causes

By:
Chuck Leider
October 10, 2017
October 10, 2017 02:15 PM
sleep apnea, sleep apnea in children

  Many people think that sleep apnea is only a condition that affects adults, particularly overweight, middle-aged individuals.  However, sleep apnea also occurs in children.   According to the National Sleep Foundation, one sleep-related breathing condition that affects over 18 million people in the U.S., including two to three percent of children of all ages is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA runs in families and occurs more in children with enlarged tonsils and adenoids (lymph nodes behind the nose and in the throat). As a parent, you should known that doctors often diagnose children who have sleep apnea with a different disorder, such as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), since the children don't conform to the common patient profile. For example, a pediatric patient with sleep apnea may present with symptoms of hyperactivity,  whereas an adult with the condition is overly tired.… Read More

Black Mold in Houston: Signs, Symptoms, and Risk Factors

By:
Chuck Leider
September 19, 2017
September 19, 2017 01:15 PM
mold, mold allergy, black mold

  Hurricane Harvey brought some of the most catastrophic flooding that the city of Houston has ever seen. Now that the storm is over and the water is receding, business and homeowners are beginning to piece their lives back together — and clean up the mess that has been left behind. While countless properties have been completely destroyed, many evacuees who are returning to Houston are elated to find that their homes and businesses are still standing. However, before they breathe a sigh of relief, there is something that could quickly become a serious concern: black mold.… Read More

Mold Allergy Symptoms And Signs

By:
Chuck Leider
September 07, 2017
September 7, 2017 01:15 PM
mold, mold allergy

  Hurricane Harvey made his unwelcome arrival in Houston, TX on August 25. Homes all over the state are badly affected by the floods. With increasing dampness coupled with warm temperatures and secondary flooding issues, there’s an increased risk of infestations of toxic black mold in homes in our area.… Read More

What is a Cochlear Implant? (Definition, Reasons, and Indication)

By:
Chuck Leider
August 25, 2017
December 13, 2017 10:56 AM
cochlear impants

  You may have heard of the term ‘cochlear implant’ but are unsure exactly what it means. If you have lost your hearing or are extremely hard of hearing, a cochlear implant may help you to hear again. Below, we look at the cochlear implant definition, reasons for getting one, and candidacy indications that you may benefit from one of these devices.… Read More

What are the Different Types (Styles) of Hearing Aids?

By:
Chuck Leider
August 22, 2017
July 5, 2018 07:25 PM
hearing aids

Hearing aids are tiny electronic devices you wear behind or in your ear. People with hearing loss are able to listen better because the aids make some sounds louder and/or clearer. If you have hearing loss, a hearing aid can make it easier for you to communicate and participate better in your daily activities.… Read More

What is a Light Driven Hearing Aid? (Reasons, Uses, and Benefits)

By:
Chuck Leider
August 16, 2017
August 16, 2017 03:06 PM
hearing aids

  Hearing aids are an extraordinary advancement that has enhanced the lives of many people. Being able to hear sound and interpret it into meaning is a complex process that instantly occurs. You do it all day, both on purpose and without realizing it. However, you may take “hearing” for granted, until you realize you have a hearing problem through your own realization or through a hearing test.… Read More

What is an Audiologist? (Reasons and Indications)

By:
Chuck Leider
July 31, 2017
November 15, 2017 07:33 PM
audiologist, hearing loss

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What is a Hearing Test? (Types and Reasons)

By:
Chuck Leider
July 19, 2017
July 5, 2018 07:26 PM
hearing aids, hearing test

It might be disheartening to you to think that you could be suffering from hearing loss. But what you might not realize is that the longer you wait to get your hearing tested and address the problem, the more severe your condition can get. What’s more, you might not realize that you can significantly improve your quality of life by using modern solutions for hearing loss, such as the Cochlear implant or hearing aids.… Read More

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