2016

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.

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.