Why Your Throat Hurts Before Your Monthly Periods [Podcast 42]

In this episode, Kathy and I will explain why some women have throat pain just before their periods. It’s guaranteed to leave your doctor stumped. Even you’re a man, you’ll find this information valuable for yourself or a loved one. Download MP3   Please leave a review on iTunes Show Notes Blog post: Is Your Throat […]

New Year’s Day Heart Attack Rates Soar

I’m willing to bet that tonight we’ll also have the highest rate of apneas during sleep due to alcohol ingestion just before bedtime. Alcohol relaxes your throat muscles, which can aggravate, if not cause obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is a major source of stress on the heart. We also know that the days after […]

Sore throats, Women’s Periods, and Sleep-Breathing Issues

One of my most popular blog posts is the piece I did about women who have sore throats just before their periods. Take a look at the 45 comments in response to my post. To summarize, the reason why some women have sore throats along with their monthly periods is due to the relative drop […]

All That Shivers Is Not A Cold

You wake up one morning with a sore, scratchy throat, feeling a little run down. The next night, your throat pain gets even worse, and you experience mild fever, with sweats and chills. Your nose is a little stuffy and runny. Your muscles ache. You're feeling even more tired. After a few days, your symptoms […]

Is Your Throat Sore Just Before Your Period?

Here’s an interesting observation by more than a handful of my female patients: Their throats are sore for a few days just before their monthly periods. It doesn’t go on to a cold or other more severe symptoms. Just a transient sore throat. Then it goes away. If you’ve been following my blogs, articles, and […]