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Is Snoring Dangerous If Left Untreated?

Is Snoring Dangerous If Left Untreated?

Approximately 90 million people in this country snore. Many people who snore don’t experience any adverse side effects, but up to half of that 90 million may suffer from a sleep disorder. If you feel like you’re not getting enough sleep or if you suspect that your snoring is affecting your health, you may ask […]


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How To Find a Professional Audiologist

Maybe you didn’t realize that you needed an audiologist until very recently. Finding a new doctor, particularly a specialist, can be daunting, but your aural health will thank you in the long run. Keep your eyes—and ears—open during your search and use this advice on how to find a professional audiologist near you. Enlist ASHA’s […]


Most Common Sinus Symptoms in Children

Most Common Sinus Symptoms in Children

How do we measure childhood? In years? In milestones? How about in maladies? As you raise a child, it can feel as if growing up is but a constant cavalcade of colds, coughs, and other illnesses. There is, of course, strep throat, that first case of croup, and almost no early childhood is complete without […]


How To Find a Professional Houston Allergist

How To Find a Professional Houston Allergist

It’s no surprise that the Houston metropolitan area is one of the fastest-growing regions in America. Wide-open spaces, favorable business conditions, and a lack of harsh winters are attracting people and corporations alike. Of course, even these plentiful opportunities come with conditions. The geography of Greater Houston provides a unique set of challenges for environmental […]


The Importance of Regular Hearing Tests

The Importance of Regular Hearing Tests

Let’s take a trip back in time to your elementary school days. You should remember stepping outside of class, usually to the gym or the library, to undergo a mandatory hearing test. You got to don a pair of those big, studio-monitor headphones as the doctor or nurse instructed you to listen for a series […]


A Guide To Balloon Sinuplasty

A Guide To Balloon Sinuplasty

Pervasive breathing problems from chronic sinusitis and obstructive sleep apnea can severely impede your quality of life. Fortunately, in the last fifteen years, a simple and minimally invasive outpatient procedure known as balloon sinuplasty has made it possible for people to get that quality back. In this guide to balloon sinuplasty, we’ll examine its history, […]


How Your Ears, Nose, and Throat are Connected

How Your Ears, Nose, and Throat are Connected

Doctors known as otolaryngologists are specialists with a tripartite area of expertise—they specialize in conditions of the ears, nose, and throat. While all three are in the same neighborhood, so to speak, some of us may not grasp how the part of our body that hears could have anything to do with the part that […]


Signs and Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

Signs and Symptoms of Sleep Apnea

When we tell our computers to “go to sleep” each night before bed, we can expect that they’ll remain in a quiet, low-energy state until we start them back up in the morning. People who go to sleep, on the other hand, are not necessarily quiet or low energy at all. We toss, we turn, […]


The Difference Between a Migraine and a Sinus Headache

The Difference Between a Migraine and a Sinus Headache

You find yourself in bed in the dark, having the worst headache of your life. Naturally, you want to know what’s causing this pain so that you may resolve it. Migraines and sinus headaches are similar in that they can both cause severe pain and pressure around the face and head, but their divergent causes […]


Treatment Options for Allergic Asthma

Treatment Options for Allergic Asthma

One of the most debilitating effects of hypersensitivity to allergens is asthma—the inflammation of the airways leading to coughing, chest pain, and shortness of breath. Chronic allergic asthma is not only painful, but the looming threat of attacks can also affect an individual’s quality of life between attacks. People who suffer from allergic asthma are […]


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