Are Q-Tips Damaging Your Ears?

Despite it directly stating on the package “do not insert into ear canal,” most Americans are still using Q-tips to clean the inside of their ears. If you’re one of these people, you could eventually end up with some bothersome symptoms. ENT specialists in Alabama see this problem all the time, but many individuals are

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Stop Snoring for Better Sleep

Snoring can be an annoyance to both you and your significant other. Determining the root cause of your snoring can help you find the treatment that is right for you. Learning how to manage your snoring and taking preventative measures can lead you to a better night’s sleep! Read on to find out what might

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Find Relief from Constant Ringing in Your Ears

If you’ve ever gone to a loud concert you’ve probably experienced tinnitus or, a ringing in the ears. Tinnitus is often temporary, but for some people it can be chronic and distract them from everyday activities. This ringing, buzzing, or hissing has many causes and, although there isn’t exactly a cure, there are some things

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How to Prevent Winter Sinus Problems

With winter quickly approaching, you can expect a higher risk of certain sinus problems. With the upcoming season, you might experience a stuffy nose with congestion from temperature changes and the common cold becoming more common! There are a few simple things you can do to prevent winter sinus problems from occurring. Keep your Air

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Determining the Cause of Your Sore Throat

A sore throat is a common annoyance that comes with many different illnesses. Determining the cause of your sore throat is essential to receiving the proper treatment, so how can you tell the difference between common sore throat causes? Here, we will take a look at common causes of a sore throat and how to

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Manage Chronic Sinusitis with a Balloon Sinusplasty

Sinusitis is a very common sinus condition affecting the nasal passages, that prevents easy breathing through clear passageways. Sinusitis is actually the swelling and inflammation of the sinuses, which therefore causes the improper drainage of mucus. This can then eventually lead to an infection (or sinus infection). In order to provide relief, patients can have

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Allergens You May Encounter This Fall

With each season comes new allergens present in our environment, and fall is no exception to this. In addition to the back to school season germs, fall allergens will be another daily obstacle. This blog will discuss the fall allergens you may encounter and how to deal with them before allergy treatment is needed. Ragweed

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3 Ways to Manage Spring and Summer Allergies

It’s no fun to have to stay inside as soon as the weather gets nicer because of seasonal allergy symptoms. However, once managed, allergies can become easier to live with when you take charge of your treatment. Follow these three steps and you will be on your way to managing your allergies so that you

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How a Forecast Calendar Can Help Prepare you for Allergy Season

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you know how some months can be worse than others. With plants flowering at all different times during the year and mild Alabama winters, it’s hard to escape that stuffy nose. The best way to avoid pollen allergy symptoms is to stay prepared by using a forecast calendar. How

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Tips to Beat Summer Allergies

Spring may be past, but summer allergy season is here! If you are sneezing and sniffling, and can’t seem to find any sort of relief, Alabama Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists in Tuscaloosa can help! Read on to learn more about summer allergies, and how you can find relief. Summer Allergy Triggers Pollen Because trees

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