What is a Tonsillectomy?

Tonsillectomy is one of the most commonly performed surgical procedures and is characteristic for pediatric patients. Although the procedure was once performed by general surgeons and even family practitioners, in the past 30 years standardization of surgical methods resulted in a change in practice pattern, thus today it is strictly performed by otorhinolaryngology specialists. The term tonsil is usually used […]

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Heart attack symptoms: The warning sound when you sleep that could signal your risk

It’s normal for many to snore a little whilst sleeping. However, snoring which sounds more like gasping or choking could be a sign of sleep apnea. This is when a person stops breathing for brief moments several times a night while they are still sleeping. This puts extra strain on the heart, increasing the risk of a heart attack. READ […]

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