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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When Do You Need Hearing Aids?

Hearing loss in adults can be contributed to many factors, including aging, exposure to very loud noises, head injuries, or ear-damaging drugs.  No matter what the cause, losing your sense of hearing can be an annoying and troubling experience. There are several warning signs that are related to hearing loss. These include: Straining to hear

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How to Prepare for Your Balloon Sinus Dilation

Patients who are suffering from sinusitis, an inflammation of the sinuses, can often benefit from Balloon Sinus Dilation, or sinusplasty surgery. Balloon Sinus Dilation is a great alternative to traditional sinus surgery because results are longer-lasting and downtime is minimal. Many patients also opt for this procedure since there is no cutting or incisions involved.

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How to Stop and Prevent Nose Bleeds

The dryer, cooler winter months are a common time for nosebleeds to occur. When it comes to nosebleeds, there are two types: anterior and posterior. Anterior nosebleeds are the most common, and occur when the bleeding is coming from the blood vessel at the front of the nose. Posterior nosebleeds occur most often in elderly

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Pediatric Nose and Throat Services

Have you noticed that your child has been experiencing nose or throat issues? Children commonly suffer from allergies or enlarged tonsils or adenoids. Read on to learn about these pediatric nose and throat problems and what can be done to remedy them. Allergies During the winter, we tend to spend more time indoors. This helps

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3 Tips to Prevent Strep Throat

With the kids back in school, they are now more likely to bring home unwanted germs. One of the most common and unwelcome illnesses is strep throat. Since strep throat is a bacterial infection that is easily spread, it is important that you discuss with your children how to prevent this illness. Read on for

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