Swollen Tonsils

Why Swollen Tonsils? Causes of Enlarged Tonsils Genetics Swollen tonsils occur in various people for various reasons. Many people are born with them. As a kid I always had tonsils like golf balls. Anytime I’d go into the doctor with a sore throat, which I did quite often, I’d always hear about it. “Oh my! Read More …

Child Tonsillectomy | Sleep Apnea in Children

Child Tonsillectomy One Mother’s Experience With Snoring, Sleep Apnea, and Tonsillectomy Child Tonsillectomy is not simple-but a must for our kid who snored Adenoid removal surgery on a child seems to be a 3 day recovery, while adding tonsil removal to the surgery day adds 11 more days of recovery. As a scared parent of Read More …

Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Symptoms of Sleep Apnea When a person wakes up feeling as though she hasn’t slept at all, it may be an indication of a sleeping disorder. While it is normal to not feel rested every so often, it can become a problem if it is a frequent occurrence. Many people assume that sleep apneaonly affects Read More …

What is Sleep Apnea?

What Is It? The word “apnea” comes from Greek and means “absence of breath.” Sleep apnea is a condition characterized by repeated episodes during sleep when the person actually stops breathing for a few seconds, usually followed by abrupt awakening from sleep. Most persons with sleep apnea snore loudly. What Is Sleep Apnea’s Prevalence? Sleep Read More …