Faster recovery after thyroid surgery may mean following a strict diet that's free of most food items you took before getting diagnosed. Sticking to your previous eating habits post-surgery may interfere with your body's ability to absorb hormone replacement medication, which may affect your quality of life or even cause weight issues in the future.
More than 12% of Americans have thyroid disease. While some conditions are controllable by medication, others warrant invasive procedures. Thyroid surgery can be performed for several reasons including goiter, hyper and hypothyroidism, and cancer.
Topics: Thyroid Surgery
Thyroid surgery is a common procedure. More than 12% of Americans will develop a thyroid condition during their lifetime. While some of them may respond to non-invasive treatment, others require surgery.
Topics: Thyroid Surgery
It takes about 6-12 weeks* to fully recover from thyroid surgery, however depending on the extent of surgery type and your health condition, most patients in our hands are ready to resume normal activities in 1 to 2 weeks.
If you have been diagnosed with sinusitis you might be worried about it leading to bigger problems, such as tonsillitis. The truth is your tonsils and sinuses are connected and you could end up with problems with one if you have problems with the other. It's important to understand the connection between the two and how you can go about treating any infections in either your tonsils or your sinuses.
It is the time of year when you wake up feeling congested and even feel as though your throat may be sore, and you see signs of an infection within your body. It can be hard to determine if you have a cold, sinus infection or if your symptoms are actually a sign of tonsillitis with infections developing. It is important to know the difference between them to be treated appropriately with C/V ENT Group moving forward.
If you wake up in the morning and still feel exhausted, there's a chance that you're facing frequent sleep interruptions during the night. These changes in breathing and micro-coughs may not even be remembered upon waking. However, can really add up by creating feelings of sleep deprivation in you and your partner.
It is estimated that nearly 25% of adults snore regularly, with 45% occasionally making the sleep sounds. Although it is a common problem, it can disrupt sleep patterns and frustrate listeners. Those seeking a better night's sleep — or irritated partners hoping for a miracle — are often curious if habits in their lives can contribute to the issue.
Across the United States, millions of people suffer from gastroesophageal (acid) reflux disease (GERD). However, there are not always indications as to the cause of the flare-ups that occur in GERD patients. Read on to find out more about GERD, its causes, and what to do.
Topics: Ear, Nose, Throat
With the cooler weather and colorful foliage, fall is upon us. While many people look forward to sipping apple cider and eating pumpkin pie, others are plagued by fall allergies that make their life miserable. If you suffer from itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, and a runny nose, there are treatments available to help you cope with seasonal allergies.