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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

What is TSH?

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) is a hormone produced by the pituitary gland located in the skull base and secreted into the blood stream to affect the thyroid gland. TSH attaches to receptors in the thyroid gland and stimulates the gland … Read More

Hypothyroid and Hyperthyroid- What is the Difference?

Hypothyroid patients have an under active thyroid. Symptoms include but are not limited to weight gain, fatigue, cold intolerance, constipation, hair loss, brittle nails, dry skin, puffy face, hoarse voice, poor concentration, depression and heavy menstrual periods. Hyperthyroid patients have … Read More

What Does the Thyroid Do?

The thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped gland located in the midline lower neck. The thyroid gland’s main function is to secrete hormones into the blood stream to the rest of your body. The thyroid gland mainly produces thyroid hormone … Read More