Lifestyle Changes And CPAP Sleep Apnea Treatment Options

Posted on: 14 February 2022
Sleep apnea refers to breathing cessation episodes that occur during sleep. It can affect individuals of all ages, however, it is most common in older people who have risk factors such as obesity, having large tonsils, a family history of sleep apnea, and hypothyroidism. Symptoms of sleep apnea include loud snoring, waking up suddenly because of choking or gasping, night sweats, headaches, and daytime sleepiness. Sleep apnea can increase the risk for high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
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Skilled Nursing Therapy For Immobile Stroke Patients

Posted on: 13 January 2022
Stroke patients who are bedridden and immobile face numerous challenges. While some of their challenges may be psychosocial in nature as a result of depression, boredom, frustration, and anxiety, other challenges can be more life-threatening. If your loved one has suffered a stroke and is recovering in a long-term care facility, here are some skilled nursing therapy treatments that they may receive to help promote the healing process. Wound Care
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3 Kinds Of Skin Cancer Treatment

Posted on: 8 December 2021
According to the American Academy of Dermatology Association (AAD), skin cancer affects one in five Americans. Every day about 9,500 Americans are diagnosed with skin cancer. These numbers make this type of cancer the most common cancer in the country. While these may be dire statistics, there is good news. There are some ways to effectively treat skin cancer. Here are three kinds of skin cancer treatment. 1. Surgical Procedures
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Pediatric Bacterial Pharyngitis: Symptoms And Treatments

Posted on: 29 October 2021
Pharyngitis refers to the inflammation of the throat and its surrounding soft tissues. It is very common, and while most cases of pediatric pharyngitis are caused by viruses, some are bacterial in nature. Viral pharyngitis is often caused by the rhinovirus, while bacterial pharyngitis may be caused by streptococci bacteria. Here are some common symptoms of pediatric bacterial pharyngitis as well as some effective treatment options.  Symptoms While signs and symptoms of pediatric bacterial pharyngitis vary, most all children develop a sore throat.
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