Tonsils and Adenoids

How to Prepare for Tonsil and Adenoid Surgery

... How to Prepare for Tonsil and Adenoid Surgery ...
Tonsil and adenoid surgery can be scary for kids (and even adults). Your ENT (ear, nose, and throat) specialist, or otolaryngologist, will listen to you and your family, and answer any questions you might have about the procedure and what treatment(s) is best for... Tonsil and ...

Tonsils and Adenoids

... Tonsils and Adenoids ...Causes Difficulties in Tonsils and Adenoids? ...in the throat behind the nose and the roof of the mouth (referred...
Tonsils and adenoids are part of the immune system and help protect the body from disease. They “sample” bacteria and viruses that enter through the...What Are the ...

Pediatric Sleep-disordered Breathing

...pressure rises, the brain is aroused, and sleep is disrupted. Oxygen levels...percent of children snore regularly, and about two to four percent of children...
Potential symptoms and consequences of untreated pediatric...blockage of breathing, with gasping and snorting noises associated with...with siblings, or at sleepovers and summer camp.Irritability—A child...Children with ...

Male Snoring

Treatment Options for Adults with Snoring

...during sleep as muscles relax and air has to flow through a narrowed...estimate that 45 percent of men and 30 percent of women snore on a...couples to sleep in separate rooms, and often places a strain on marriages and relationships. Recent evidence...thickening of the carotid arteries and potentially increase the risk...response, help stiffen the palate and lessen vibration and flutter ...

Sleep Surgery

Surgery for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

...reducing your quality of sleep and making you feel tired during the...workplace or motor vehicle accidents, and significant loss of productivity.
Medical and surgical options are available...for the management of snoring and OSA. Medical options include continuous...appliance therapy, positional therapy, and weight loss. Treatment effectiveness depends on how long and how consistently you ...