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How to Choose the Best ENT

OAT
October 25, 2018

ENT doctors are trained specialists in helping patients find relief from disorders related to the ears, nose, and throat. They can help treat issues such as sinus headaches or sleep apnea. But, they are also qualified to perform surgeries for more severe conditions. Your ears, nose, and throat is a requisite network of organs that play a considerable role in essential tasks like eating and breathing to help you sustain life. When there are problems in these areas, you'll need to be referred to someone who can help you manage the problem and treat it effectively. 

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Topics: Ear Care, Neck Care, Throat Care

Thyroid 101: How Your Thyroid Works and Common Complications

OAT
September 25, 2018

Your thyroid is a small gland that packs a lot of punch. It's found at the base of your neck and is a major player in your body's endocrine system. When it functions properly, your body works flawlessly keeping you at a healthy weight and body temperature. When there are abnormalities, it will tip your wellness scale causing some symptoms that can be quite uncomfortable and challenging to live with. We discuss everything you need to know about the thyroid and the most common issues so you can help keep it healthy.

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Topics: Throat Care

Common Causes of Neck Swelling

OAT
August 31, 2018

Your neck is a delicate structure that plays a critical role in the overall health of the body. It supports the head and is home to some vital arteries. As a result, it can regulate our heart rate, breathing, and coordination. It also plays a role in crucial immune support and hormone functions. The neck moves in all sorts of directions and performs many tasks.

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Topics: Neck Care, Throat Care, Tonsils

Do I Need to Have My Tonsils Removed?

OAT
June 28, 2017

Are you experiencing chronic throat pain, sleep apnea, or trouble swallowing? Suffering from frequent illnesses and discomfort? Then it may be time for a tonsillectomy! Research shows that having your tonsils removed can help prevent chronic illness, recurring sore throats, and tonsillitis.

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Topics: Tonsils, Throat Care