Snoring

Snoring is not only a social nuisance, it can be a symptom of a more serious underlying problem. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) is a highly prevalent condition affecting millions of people worldwide. Snoring is a symptom but more worrying is the fact that many stop breathing (apnoea) during sleep because of upper airway obstruction. This results in increased likelihood of high blood pressure,...

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Sinus problems

In the US, sinus problems have overtaken backache as the number One chronic illness! Most of the time, this is due to nasal allergies rather than true sinus disease. This is becoming more and more common in children. In the US, it occurs in about half of all children. In the 90’s, it affected about a third of Singaporean kids but the latest study showed allergic rhinitis afflicted 44% of...

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