Truth About Earwax Removal

Digging it out with cotton swabs isn’t the solution. What to do instead. If you’re like many people, you might reach for a cotton swab when you feel as though wax has built up in your ears, even if you’ve heard that these little tools aren’t so helpful. When it comes to removing earwax, cotton

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Introducing ClariFix® Cryotherapy: What to Know

If you live with chronic rhinitis, it’s likely that you’ve spent a lot of time sniffling and blowing your nose without much relief. Although you might experience this during a cold or flu, chronic rhinitis can occur on its own and have causes that aren’t easily treatable with medications. At Alabama ENT, we now offer

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Addressing Hearing Loss With or Without Hearing Aids

Every year, many people are diagnosed with hearing loss. However, on average, those who have received such a diagnosis will put off getting hearing aids for as long as seven years. Unfortunately, when individuals with hearing loss simply sweep their condition under the rug, they face consequences such as their hearing worsening and their ability

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Why the Balloon Sinuplasty is Your Best Sinusitis Treatment Option

If you have severe sinusitis and aren’t finding relief, then it’s important to know that the balloon sinuplasty can help. The balloon sinuplasty is an effective procedure that was FDA-approved in 2005. It’s considered a very effective way to treat sinusitis at the same time as other front line treatment options. For many patients, it’s

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Seasonal allergies vs. a cold

Everyone gets a cold. They are very common and most people get one at least every year. Colds are recognizable by their symptoms and their longevity. Allergies are also very common, especially during seasons like Spring and Fall. Allergies have a different set of symptoms and longevity. It can be hard to tell if you

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What Are Ragweed Allergies and What Can I Do About It?

If you experience allergy symptoms during the fall season, it’s likely caused by ragweed. Ragweed is a tall, weed-like plant that grows all over rural areas of North America and has a telltale yellow color. Unfortunately, these plants are notorious for releasing tiny grains of pollen during the summer and fall. Some people experience allergy

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Chronic Sinusitis Treatment Options

Sinusitis affects most people at some point. It’s common during a cold or flu, but it can also exist on its own. In some cases, it can be chronic. If you’ve been struggling with chronic sinusitis, you know it can be a daily struggle. Here’s what to know about some of your options for treatment

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Relief for Chronic Sinusitis

It’s that time of year for allergies, but for some, they are starting earlier and seem to last longer. With bothersome symptoms like nasal drip, runny nose, and sinus pressure, your quality of life can be significantly impacted, especially if your symptoms are chronic. One symptom of allergies is chronic sinusitis, a condition that causes

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Will Balloon Sinuplasty Work for Me?

Have you been struggling with the feeling of a blocked nose? Or have you noticed that you frequently get sinus infections? This may be do to having a condition called chronic sinusitis. It is hard to live with when you can’t naturally breathe right through your nose. We can help to fix this problem with

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Do I Need Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids will amplify and separate the sounds that you hear. Signs that may point to needing hearing aids may be thinking others are always mumbling or having more and more trouble understanding group conversations.  Knowing the Signs of Hearing Loss There are a number of warning signs that happen early that could be related

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