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Vasectomy Madness- VOTE NOW!

Voting has begun for Vasectomy Madness!! If you missed out on the contest, Urology Associates of South Bend will be offering a discount during the month of March and a “Recovery Bag” for all patients who receive a vasectomy this … Read More

Vasectomy Madness

Need an excuse to stay home for a few days this month and watch basketball? Vasectomies are minimally invasive and require only a few days of down time to recover. A few days of on the couch, with a bag … Read More

When to see a Doctor for OSAS

Consult a medical professional if you experience, or if your partner observes, the following: Snoring loud enough to disturb your sleep or that of others Waking up gasping or choking Intermittent pauses in your breathing during sleep Excessive daytime drowsiness, … Read More

Symptoms of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Obstructive sleep apnea is considered a serious medical condition. Symptoms and complications may include: Signs and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea include: Excessive daytime sleepiness Loud snoring Observed episodes of breathing cessation during sleep Abrupt awakenings accompanied by gasping or … Read More

Risk factors of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS)

Anyone can develop obstructive sleep apnea. However, certain factors put you at increased risk, including: Excess weight. Around half the people with obstructive sleep apnea are overweight. Fat deposits around the upper airway may obstruct breathing. However, not everyone with … Read More

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome (OSAS)

  Obstructive sleep apnea is a potentially serious sleep disorder. It causes breathing to repeatedly stop and start during sleep. There are several types of sleep apnea, but the most common is obstructive sleep apnea. This type of apnea occurs … Read More

National Wear Red Day- TOMORROW, February 2nd

Why go Red? Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths among women each year, killing approximately one woman every 80 seconds. Fortunately, we can change that because 80 percent of cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with … Read More

Thyroid Cancer

The incidence of thyroid cancer is 14.2 per 100,000 men and women per year. The number of deaths per year from thyroid cancer is 0.5 per 100,000 men and women. Thyroid cancer is most common in women 20-34. Thyroid cancer … Read More

Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis

TSH is the most sensitive blood test to check for thyroid function; however, your doctor may also order the actual thyroid hormones which we will call free T4 and free T3. T4 is more abundant but less potent compared to … Read More