Why Sleep Apnea Needs Treatment

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Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Are you constantly complaining that you feel tired during the day? Does your partner often complain that you snore so loudly that they can’t fall asleep? Beyond being annoying and frustrating, these are signs of sleep apnea.  If you have sleep apnea, this is a condition that requires treatment […]

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Is Sinusitis Always a Chronic Condition?

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Do your sinuses often feel like they are clogged or cause you pain? If this continues for weeks at a time, you may have sinusitis. Congestion, coughing, and a runny nose can be very uncomfortable when they linger longer than a typical cold. For some people, sinusitis may be a chronic condition. You may have […]

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What are the Sinuses Responsible For?

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Do you suffer from congestion, pressure in your face, or recurring sinus infections? These symptoms may be due to your sinuses. Sinuses are interconnected cavities in the skull. These cavities are linked to your nasal passages by small channels. The channels let air flow from your nose into the sinuses and allow mucus to drain […]

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How to Know if You Need to See an Otolaryngologist

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Do you have a sore throat, balance issues, or difficulty hearing? An otolaryngologist or ENT specialist diagnoses and treats ear, nose, and throat problems. Their specialty can also include treating parts of the neck and head. Otolaryngologists are surgeons who can perform neck and head surgery and surgical procedures to treat ear, nose, and throat […]

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Why COVID-19 Sinus Symptoms Continue Evolving

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There’s no doubt that everything surrounding COVID-19 keeps evolving and changing, including its symptoms. There are various reasons why COVID-19 symptoms keep changing. Like any other virus, the SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is evolving in the way it spreads, infects people, and the symptoms it presents. Part of its evolution is that the younger […]

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Is Chronic Snoring a Sign of Sleep Apnea?

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Are you worried that your snoring is more than an annoying habit your partner complains about when you wake up in the morning? Chronic snoring is more than disruptive to your partner; it could also be a tell-tale sign of sleep apnea. If you snort, gasp, or even gag while snoring, you might have obstructive […]

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What is Balloon Sinuplasty, and Do I Need One?

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Many people with chronic sinus pain usually accept the pain as part of their life. They may try to manage the unpleasant symptoms with either medication or sinus surgery. But taking medications can come with unwanted side effects. Undergoing a traditional sinus procedure may mean spending a long time recovering, and it might not be […]

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