Saturday, April 29, 2017

DocTalk with Dr. Jenna Burton April 18, 2017

This is your weekly virtual visit to the doctor with Dr. Jenna Burton and a special guest.

Photo of Jo and Jenna by James Piecowye

A look at some of the week's questions.

Female Hormones

Around 40% of the population (roughly and female) have PCOS - lead cause of infertility. Likely secondary to sugary intake and insulin resistance.

Husband is a wild snorer any cures you can recommend
Basically caused by vibration/obstruction of airways when sleeping. Either due to lax muscles or obstructive tissues.  sleeping on side, reduce weight, have sinuses checked out, reduce alcohol intake. Surgery is available for this worst case (tongue resection!)

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