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7 Easy Fixes for Snoring

If you snore at least every once in a while, you’re among the 45% of adults in the U.S. who suffer from this issue. And if you’re not a snorer, you probably know someone who is. While your family and friends may tease you for your loud snoring, this is actually a serious condition that


When to see an ENT Specialists vs Primary Care Doctor

At some point in time, most people need to see a doctor. In fact, even the healthiest of people can develop issues that warrant medical attention. And depending on your symptoms, you might not know which type doctor you need to see. While all doctors are trained in general health issues, some specialize in certain


What to Know About Ragweed Allergies

Ragweed season occurs from the late summer into early fall. Starting sometime in August, around 23 million Americans have allergy symptoms from ragweed pollen. Those who have allergies and asthma may also have notable allergy symptoms as well. When ragweed plants release their pollen in the air, you may experience allergy symptoms. Usually, these continue


5 Signs You May Need Ear Tubes

Children that may develop prolonged ear infections can find refuge in using ear tubes. The remedy can as well work with adults who have the same condition. However, the procedure is rare with grown-ups as compared to the case of kids. How the Surgery Goes Myringotomy is a surgical procedure that involves making a minor


Seasonal Allergies

Millions of people are affected by seasonal allergies every year, and severe allergies can make life miserable. Symptoms of an allergy can include congestion, runny nose, sneezing, itchy and watery eyes, itchy throat and more. If you suffer from seasonal allergies, limiting your exposure to allergens and taking over-the-counter medications might not be enough to


What You Should Know about Balloon Sinuplasty

The balloon sinuplasty procedure is a relatively new one that was only approved by the Food & Drug Administration in 2005 as safe for use. In some medical facilities, this procedure is known as Smart Sinus Surgery. The use of balloon sinuplasty was born from the angioplasty procedure that uses a balloon to open the


Top 3 Reasons to Get Hearing Aids Sooner Than Later

Based on research conducted by the World Health Organization, nearly 50 million people in the US suffer from hearing loss-related issues. As a testament to this health menace, more than 4 million people in the U.S. are expected to start relying on hearing aids in 2020. A hearing aid is an electronic device specially designed


Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Sudden Hearing Loss

It’s natural to experience some hearing loss with age, but this type of hearing loss occurs slowly over time. If your hearing declines rapidly and you’re not sure why, it’s important to visit an ear, nose and throat specialist. You could be experiencing sensorineural hearing loss (SHL). SHL is a nerve problem with a very


Hearing aids: How to choose the right ones

As you get older, you may notice that your hearing begins to get worse. It can’t be helped: ears become weaker as they age. This may mean that you need to get yourself some hearing aids to help you in your old age. If you don’t know where to start, then keep these ideas in


Is It a Common Cold or Allergies?

You have a cough, and you are sneezing. Your nose is stuffy and you have a hard time breathing. Do you have a cold, or are your symptoms caused by allergies. We seem to experience symptoms most often in the winter, although they can happen any time of the year. We have more colds in


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