Daily Archives November 7, 2016

4 Common Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea You Should Not Ignore

cpap machineWe all need sleep to function. Not only does a bad night’s sleep lead to crankiness, exhaustion, and many cups of coffee, consistently tossing and turning each night can lead to many health conditions. But what happens if you try time and time again to get a restful night’s sleep, and only wake up feeling confused and sleepy? You may have sleep apnea.

About 18 million Americans have sleep apnea, and while this ailment is typically classified by heavy breathing and snoring, there are actually many different serious health issues that can arise besides just snoring. Considering the fact that two to four percent of Americans have an undiagnosed case of sleep apnea, leading to up to 38,000 deaths per year, it is incredibly important to be vigilant in noticing what is going on within your body...

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Urgent Care for Kids Dos and Don’ts

Timely primary medical care

We’ve all been there. It’s a Friday evening and your child suddenly spikes a fever that isn’t coming down with Tylenol. It’s not an incredibly high fever, but your child is miserable. Maybe you even know the root of the problem; maybe they have an ear infection or sinus infection and just need a round of antibiotics to get them back on track.

On a Friday night, your options are limited. You won’t be able to get them in to your primary care physician until Monday; you can’t let your baby live in misery that long. You could take them to the emergency room, but that’s a giant bummer. Your already miserable child will have to sit in the uncomfortable waiting room of the emerg

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