The Most Common Food Allergies

This entry was posted on Friday, June 16th, 2017 and is filed under Blog by AENT Associates

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Eight different types of food account for nearly 90 percent of all food-allergic reactions. Here are the foods labeled as “Major Food Allergens” by the FDA’s Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection ACT (FALCPA) and their estimated prevelance in the population. Contact Allergy & ENT Associates with any questions.

Less Common Food Allergies You Should Be Aware Of

This entry was posted on Friday, June 9th, 2017 and is filed under Blog by AENT Associates

Most people are familiar with some of the biggest food allergies such as dairy, soy and peanuts. When sensitive individuals come into contact with these substances they exhibit a number of visible reactions. Although not as common, there are a number of other food allergies that can be just harmful. Here are just a few…read more

Common Allergies in Houston

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017 and is filed under Blog by AENT Associates

At certain times of the year, Houston is inundated with allergens, especially cedar allergens that can travel far and wide quickly. Here are some common allergens you may encounter in Houston, Texas and the symptoms they cause.

What Causes Sinus Infections?

This entry was posted on Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 and is filed under Blog by AENT Associates

Sinus infections are common in spring and early summer when pollen and other allergens can agitate the nose, causing sinus infections like sinusitis. Different types of sinusitis exist and typically start with cold-like symptoms such as facial pain around the nose, which also may be runny or stuffy. General sinusitis lasts two to four weeks,…read more

Top 5 Myths About Balloon Sinuplasty

This entry was posted on Friday, March 24th, 2017 and is filed under Blog by AENT Associates

Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinuses and the nasal cavity. The condition can arise as the result of an infection. When this happens, the condition clears up when the infection clears up. Chronic sinusitis is recurrent or continuous sinusitis. When it is recurrent, the bouts of inflammation can last for several weeks. They can…read more

Common Causes of Metallic Taste

This entry was posted on Friday, February 17th, 2017 and is filed under Blog by AENT Associates

Parageusia, or a chronic metallic taste in your mouth, effects any people of every walk of life and degree of health. The onset may be sudden or develop over time, can last for a few minutes, or linger indefinitely. This condition can be merely an annoyance, or even interfere with eating and drinking. There are…read more

The Differences Between the Cold and the Flu

This entry was posted on Monday, January 23rd, 2017 and is filed under Blog by AENT Associates

The winter cold and flu season (from January to March) can mean more than just a day off from work, sniffles and chicken soup. Losses of work and school productivity and income, for example, have a serious effect on an already struggling economy. Worse, some populations, such as the very young, the elderly, and those…read more

Signs Your Cold Has Turned into a Sinus Infection

This entry was posted on Thursday, November 10th, 2016 and is filed under Blog by AENT Associates

Although your sinuses are intended to be air-filled cavities that help collect bacteria and irritants to keep them from getting inside your body, your sinuses can quickly become sources of pain and discomfort when you have a sinus infection. At Allergy & ENT Associates, our medical professionals help treat sinus infections. In many instances, a…read more

Sinus Infections: Is Balloon Sinuplasty Right for Me?

This entry was posted on Thursday, October 13th, 2016 and is filed under Blog by AENT Associates

An estimated 37 million people experience sinusitis annually in America. Sinusitis can cause a number of uncomfortable symptoms that are usually referred to as acute or chronic. If a person has more than four episodes of acute sinusitis symptoms yearly, the specialists at Allergy & Ent Associates may recommend an in-office procedure known as balloon…read more

Don’t Let Ragweed Get the Best of You

This entry was posted on Monday, September 12th, 2016 and is filed under Blog by AENT Associates

When it comes to Fall allergies, the most likely culprit is ragweed. This blooming weed can wreak havoc on a person’s eyes, nose, and throat from August to November. An estimated 23 million Americans suffer from the seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms that ragweed and other common allergens can cause, according to the American College of…read more