Cochlear Implants: Things Doctors Want You to Know


A Cochlear Implant is a small electronic device that helps to restore some level of hearing by stimulating the cochlear nerve (a nerve that transmits the sound waves to the brain) by electronic pulses. It helps to provide a sense of sound to people who are profoundly deaf or have severe hearing loss from inner ear damage. It is a …

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Sleep Apnea Test: Doctor’s Guide


Let’s take a typical scenario where you wake up middle of the night to a persistent snore from the other room or from a sleeping partner close by that you can’t stand and you begin to wonder if they were doing it intentionally. You tap them softly or maybe hard, if you are so irritated, and they mumble some incoherent …

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