Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea - Blog Post

Treatment for Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Having obstructive sleep apnea prevents you from getting a good night’s sleep, which can increase your risk of health problems. Fortunately, there are treatment options available to help you manage this condition. Causes of Obstructive Sleep Apnea This type of sleep apnea occurs when air has trouble passing through your airway as you sleep. This […]

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What Is a Neti Pot? - Blog Post

What Is a Neti Pot?

Looking very much like a miniature teapot, neti pots have been used for centuries to help relieve the symptoms of allergies and sinus infections. Today, more ears, nose, and throat doctors are suggesting their patients try using a neti pot before resorting to more invasive procedures. The Sinuses Our noses are lined with tiny hairs […]

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What Is Lateral Pharyngoplasty? - Blog Post

What Is Lateral Pharyngoplasty?

Snoring or obstructive sleep apnea can lead to tossing and turning all night when you’re trying to sleep. The results are: feeling tired all day long, dealing with low energy, and you’re not your best at work or school. A surgery, called lateral pharyngoplasty, may be the procedure you need to sleep better and improve […]

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How to Determine If My Child Has a Speech Delay - Blog Post

How to Determine If My Child Has a Speech Delay

What is a Speech Delay in Children? Early mastery of speech is an important part of a child’s development. Speech is the verbal expression of language, the ability to communicate with others. This is distinct from language, which includes understanding and being understood in oral and written forms. A speech delay is a type of […]

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How to Determine When You Need a Hearing Aid - Blog Post

How to Determine When You Need a Hearing Aid

Do you turn up the volume on the television, struggle to hear clearly in everyday conversation, or have difficulty separating background noise from spoken words? If so, you’re not alone. Almost 36 million Americans suffer with some degree of hearing loss caused by a multitude of factors including age, genetics, exposure to loud machinery in […]

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Does Spring Affect My Sleep Apnea? - Blog Post

Does Spring Affect My Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a disorder characterized by breathing interruptions during sleep. The most common form, obstructive sleep apnea, arises from physical blockages in the airway – often caused when soft tissue of the throat “collapses” while at rest. In any form, sleep apnea can contribute to snoring and more serious problems. It often reduces quality […]

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Am I A Routine Snorer? - Blog Post

Am I A Routine Snorer?

Snoring can be meaningless and unimportant, but for many snoring can be a sign of a deeper and more significant problem. If you live with others, it’s easy to find out if you snore. But what if you live (and sleep) alone? How to Tell If You Snore Even if your snoring wakes you, chances […]

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Is It Possible to Stop Snoring Without Surgery? - Blog Post

Is It Possible to Stop Snoring Without Surgery?

What Causes Snoring? There are many risk factors for snoring, including certain health concerns or being overweight. However, most cases of snoring are ultimately caused by problems in the airway during sleep. These can be caused by blockages in the sinuses or caused by soft tissues as the body relaxes into a deep sleep state. […]

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Symptoms of a Facial Carcinoma - Blog Post

Symptoms of a Facial Carcinoma

Together with oral cancers, facial carcinoma (cancer), are the sixth most common types of cancers in the world. Learning to recognize possible symptoms, can help you get the medical care you need to begin treatment as soon as possible, and hopefully before the cancer spreads. What are facial carcinomas? Facial carcinomas are cancers of the […]

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Is Sinusitis Genetic? - Blog Post

Is Sinusitis Genetic?

What is Sinusitis? The sinuses are hollow spaces in the bones around the nose, connecting to it via s a series of narrow passages. When the channels are properly open, it allows air to pass in from the nose and mucous to flow freely from the sinuses into the nose. Sinus function can be impaired any […]

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