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Is Your Child's GERD Treatment Ineffective? They May Have Eosinophilic Esophagitis Instead

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If your child has been diagnosed with gastroesophageal reflux disease, but treatment has not been effective for it, it’s a good idea to have him or her reevaluated to see if they’ve been misdiagnosed. Symptoms of another condition that affects the esophagus are very similar to gastroesophageal reflux disease. The condition is called eosinophilic esophagitis, which is actually an allergic condition. Here’s what you need to know.  Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease vs.…

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Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatments for Sleep Apnea

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Obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that is more common in men. It refers to the interruption of breathing that happens while you sleep and is linked to airway obstruction. When people with sleep apnea experience apnea events, they are often awakened by choking or gasping.  Because apnea episodes can occur multiple times during the night, the sleep pattern is interrupted and oxygenation is impaired, which can raise your risk for cardiac rhythm disorders.…

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