Dottie, a 79 year-old wife and mother, had grown accustomed to feeling fatigued all the time. Tired was her normal. In late 1999, while traveling with family, her sister mentioned that she noticed Dottie had stopped breathing dozens of times during her sleep. “I knew that wasn’t normal,” Dottie said. “Could this be why I’m so tired?”
To Your Health
More than five million people in the U.S. are living with a hernia and about 30% of adults will develop a hernia during their lifetime. It is estimated that thousands of people avoid seeking help for a hernia because they fear a painful, long recovery. However, hernia specialists trained in minimally invasive techniques can make hernia treatment relatively quick and painless.