Tag: AFib

The Husband That Fell Asleep In The Exam Room

Older Man with Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) and Sleep ApneaDuring a recent office-based sinus surgery, the husband of my patient fell asleep in the exam room. She told me that he often falls asleep when he sits down. He was a bit embarrassed when we woke him but we assured him that he need not worry. I asked him if he is frequently tired during the day, to which he responded “Doc, I’m 70 years old. Of course I get tired!” His wife interrupted to add that they haven’t slept in the same bed for years due to his snoring. The interesting thing is that he is a hearing loss patient of BergerHenry ENT but never mentioned his daytime fatigue or snoring. We discussed a sleep study but he decided against it.

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Head Lice Causes, Symptoms, and ENT/at-home Treatments

No one wants their children to have head lice. Although it is common for school-age children to contract lice, it is troubling …

What to Do if Your Child Can’t Concentrate, Lacks Energy, or Snores

If your child has trouble concentrating in school, lacks energy or is snoring while asleep, he or she may be suffering from …

Sleep Apnea is Probable Cause of Hoboken Train Crash

Last Fall, we spoke a bit about sleep apnea and its potential role in the Hoboken (NJ) train crash that killed a woman standing …