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How an Imbalanced Thyroid Impacts Your Mental Health Jul 1st, 2019

That tiny butterfly-shaped thyroid gland at the front of your neck and the four pea-sized parathyroid glands beside it shoulder big responsibilities for your physical and mental health. More than 20 million Americans suffer from thyroid disease, according to the American Thyroid Association (ATA). Dr. Terry Baker and his experienced...

Everything a Parent Needs to Know About Ear Tube Surgery Jun 1st, 2019

If your child is slated for ear tube surgery, then you may have a couple questions. Ear tube surgery is a solution for issues related to the ear, whether your child has multiple and frequent ear infections, fluid buildup in the middle ear, or hearing loss or speech problems related...

Don’t Procrastinate Treating Your Sleep Apnea May 1st, 2019

Do you wake up from a full night’s rest feeling like you haven’t slept at all? Has anyone ever told you that you snore? If so, you could have sleep apnea. If you think you may have sleep apnea, try reaching out to Ear, Nose, Throat (ENT) doctor Terry Baker...

5 Tips for Managing Spring Allergies Apr 15th, 2019

While springtime in Idaho (and many other places) is abundantly beautiful, your itchy eyes and scratchy throat beg to differ. Along with nature’s emerging beauty often comes severe allergic reactions that might make you wish for snow again. Allergies can be very irritating, but you can keep your symptoms under...

Now You Can Get Rid of That Double Chin Without Surgery Mar 21st, 2019

If genetics, age, and a few unhealthy eating habits are making their presence known as an extra layer of fat under your chin, you’re not alone. Double chins are quite common, especially as you get older and your skin loses elasticity. Here at the practice of Terry Baker, MD, in...