Sinus Trouble Causes
Chronic sinus trouble can negatively impact your life. If you deal with chronic sinus symptoms, it’s important to understand the causes and learn ways to prevent it. Symptoms of Sinus Problems Chronic sinusitis is an ongoing condition that occurs when you have inflammation in your sinuses for more than 12 weeks. This condition causes symptoms […]Read More
Who is the Best Candidate for Tongue Advancement
Sleep apnea can take a toll on your overall health in many ways. Tongue advancement is a procedure that involves moving a tongue muscle forward to prevent it from falling back while you’re sleeping. Good Candidates for Tongue Advancement You might be a good candidate for tongue advancement surgery if you have an enlarged tongue […]Read More
What is Lateral Pharyngoplasty?
If you suffer from sleep apnea, your doctor may recommend Lateral Pharyngoplasty to alleviate your symptoms and help get a restful night’s sleep. Who makes a good candidate for lateral pharyngoplasty? You could be a good candidate for lateral pharyngoplasty if you have sleep apnea that’s caused by excess tissue in the side of the […]Read More
Nodules or Mucous? When Do I See a Specialist?
Symptoms impacting the nasal passages and airway can be frustrating – and potentially serious. When disorders make it difficult to breathe through the nose, you are more prone to infections or developing other complications. Many people who believe that they have a problem with too much mucous may actually be suffering from a completely different condition […]Read More
Do I Have a Sleep Disorder?
According to the National Sleep Foundation, as many as 70 million Americans struggle with sleep disorders. These disorders can leave sufferers tired and unfocused, affecting both health and quality of life. Sleep disorders symptoms typically last longer than two weeks and produce at least one of these issues: Inability to fall asleep, laying in bed an […]Read More
Will My Vertigo Last Forever?
Vertigo is a condition that occurs when you feel your body in motion while sitting or standing still. It can also occur when you feel like you’re losing your balance. Vertigo can be treated at home, although there are times when it’s better to seek medical treatment. Knowing more about this condition can help you […]Read More
How to Properly Use a Neti Pot
Your search is on for sinus symptom relief, and medications and nasal sprays have stopped working or cause unwanted side effects. Your sinus problems lead to headaches and facial pain, and you need relief. A neti pot is a simple, natural, and safe way to treat your sinuses. A neti pot looks like a small […]Read More
Pediatric Sinusitis: How is It Treated?
Although the skull looks solid, there are multiple hollow air spaces inside the facial bones called sinuses. When the membranous lining of the sinuses becomes inflamed, swollen or infected, it can result in a condition known as sinusitis. Sinusitis can have different causes, and the causes may affect treatment. How Does Sinusitis Occur? Under normal […]Read More
What are the Advantages of TORS?
What are the Advantages of Transoral Robotic Surgery (TORS)? Before the onset of robotic surgery, patients who had tumors in the soft palate, the base of the tongue, throat, and the tonsils had to undergo a 10-12 hour open surgery that required a large incision and cutting of the bottom jaw so the surgeon could […]Read More
The Pillar Procedure as a CPAP Alternative
Sleep Apnea is a serious condition that causes pauses in breathing, or periods of shallow breathing during sleep. These breathing interruptions are usually followed by loud snoring and can vary in length and number of times it happens per night. While this may seem like a simple sleep disruption, sleep apnea is considered a serious […]Read More