Thyroid, Be Gone!

Thyroid, Be Gone!

The thyroid is a little, butterfly-shaped (sort of) gland located at the front of the throat toward the base of the neck. However, for such a small gland, problems with the thyroid can really upset the rest of the body. The Butterfly Effect The thyroid is responsible...

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Do These Tonsils Need to Come Out?

Do These Tonsils Need to Come Out?

The tonsils are those two lumps at the back of your upper throat. Made of lymphatic tissue, they’re involved in the immune system. Nearby are your adenoids, located just behind the nasal passages, which are also made of the same lymphatic tissue. The adenoids and...

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Top 10 Signs of Sleep Apnea

Top 10 Signs of Sleep Apnea

When you think of someone with sleep apnea, the image that comes to mind might be of a large, middle-aged, overweight man with wobbly jowls, snoring away loudly in bed. While this probably is the stereotypical picture of sleep apnea, it is possible to be a slim, young...

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