2 Types Of Hearing Aids To Consider And Their Benefits

Buying a hearing aid can often be an extremely confusing and difficult task, mostly because it is hard to decide between the various hearing aid options, especially since every one of the options provides its own unique set of benefits. Listed below are two types of hearing aids and their benefits in order to help you narrow down your choices. Behind-The-Ear One of the most common and popular hearing aid options available is a behind-the-ear aid, also known as a BTE aid. [Read More]

What To Expect When You Have Surgery For Your Sleep Apnea

There are different treatment options your doctor can try when you're diagnosed with sleep apnea. If you're overweight, your condition may respond to losing weight. You might need to wear a breathing apparatus when you sleep to keep your airway open. It's possible you could even need surgery to remove excess tissue and make your airway wider.  Sleep apnea surgery is called an uvulopalatopharyngoplasty, or UPPP. Here is a little more information about the procedure. [Read More]

The Many Types Of Hearing Aids

If you need to get a hearing aid, either for yourself or a loved one, then you have four main options. Each offers certain benefits and drawbacks. To help you get a better idea of which is most suited for your needs, here is a brief overview of each: Behind-the-Ear (BTE) - Your first option is also the most visible. BTE units rest behind the near, as the name would suggest, which means that they are quite easy to spot. [Read More]

Skin & Blood Allergen Testing

According to WebMD, one in five Americans suffer from allergies. There are many things that can cause an allergic reaction, including specific types of pollen, foods, animal dander, dust, medications, and almost anything else you may encounter on a regular basis. Allergic reactions can range from mild irritation to asphyxiation, so it's very important to ensure that your potential allergies are treated properly. Part of your diagnosis and treatment may include allergy testing. [Read More]