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What's Making Me Snore?

That noisy snoring that keeps your partner up at night may be a warning sign of sleep apnea. Scheduling a visit with an ear, nose, and throat specialist can provide you with the answers and treatment you need.
Dec 1st, 2022

Is Your Nasal Congestion Sinusitis?

Nasal congestion, when severe and long-lasting, can seriously impair your quality of life. If you have sinus issues that won’t go away on their own, it’s time to see an ear, nose, and throat specialist.
Nov 3rd, 2022

Why Would My Toddler Need Ear Tubes?

Ear tubes are extremely effective in treating chronic ear infections and middle ear fluid in most young children. Learn why and when we recommend ear tubes and get answers to common questions.
Oct 5th, 2022

5 Symptoms of a Swallowing Disorder

Nearly everyone has difficulty swallowing from time to time, but when symptoms are bothersome or don’t go away, it’s time to get checked out. ENT specialists can help you get answers and treatment.
Sep 13th, 2022

The Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea prevents your body from achieving restoring sleep, which disrupts hormones and affects your heart and brain. Treating sleep apnea is key to avoiding serious chronic health problems associated with this sleep disorder.
Aug 3rd, 2022

What's Triggering My Seasonal Allergies?

The sneezing, itchy eyes, and other symptoms that arrive with allergy season can make you feel miserable. Getting things under control so that you feel better starts with a visit to an allergy specialist.
Jul 10th, 2022

Understanding Your Body's Swallowing Processes

Symptoms of a swallowing disorder can be as subtle as feeling like you have a lump in your throat when you swallow. Discuss your symptoms with a specialist to find out if a swallowing disorder is behind your symptoms.
Jun 2nd, 2022

Is Sinusitis Treatable?

If you have a cold that won’t seem to go away or if it goes away only to return, you may have chronic sinusitis. Sinus inflammation is treatable, and with the right treatment you can get relief.
May 8th, 2022

My Child Is Having Trouble Hearing: Now What?

Hearing loss in children ranges from mild to significant. If your child has trouble hearing, there are many tools that can help. The first step is to have your child’s hearing evaluated by a specialist.
Apr 1st, 2022

Health Conditions Behind Sleep Apnea

If you wake up feeling unrested, feel tired during the day, and have a snoring problem, you may have sleep apnea. Here’s what could be behind this condition.
Mar 8th, 2022

How We Can Help a Swallowing Disorder

For most people, swallowing happens without much thought, but if you have trouble swallowing, it’s important to recognize it and visit a throat specialist for a thorough evaluation.
Feb 9th, 2022

Allergy Issues Common to Southerners

Certain allergy problems are prevalent in the southern part of the United States. Having a specialist who understands the unique nature of allergies here in the South is invaluable. Here’s why.
Jan 10th, 2022

Tips for Beating Nasal Congestion

Lasting or recurrent nasal congestion is often a warning sign of chronic sinusitis. If you’re dealing with a cold that won’t go away, it’s wise to visit an ear, nose, and throat specialist. Here’s how we can help.
Dec 12th, 2021

Common Voice Disorders

Most people temporarily lose their voice at one time or another, usually from a cold, flu, or allergy. But some voice disorders don’t go away. This post looks at some common voice disorders and their treatment.
Nov 8th, 2021

Myths and Facts About Vertigo

Vertigo is the sensation of spinning or losing your balance, and although it’s relatively common, there’s still a lot of confusion about it. Read on as we dispel the myths that prevent some people from getting the treatment they need to feel better.
Oct 14th, 2021

When Does My Child Need an ENT?

Children have immune systems that are still developing, and they require a different treatment approach than adults for ear, nose, and throat issues. A pediatric ENT is your best resource for childhood ear, nose, and throat problems.
Sep 14th, 2021

How Do Thyroid Disorders Affect Swallowing?

An enlargement of your thyroid may be the culprit behind that lump you feel in your throat. Anytime you have difficulty swallowing, schedule a visit with a health care provider.
Aug 15th, 2021

Four Causes of Tinnitus

Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, can affect different areas of your life, including your ability to sleep, concentrate, and be productive at work. Effective treatment can ease your symptoms.
Jul 22nd, 2021

Healing From Rhinoplasty: What to Expect

Rhinoplasty is tailored to address underlying functional or cosmetic issues with your nose. To ensure a safe and smooth recovery, follow your postoperative instructions.
Jun 9th, 2021

Why Rest Is Important When You Have Sinusitis

Sinusitis can leave you feeling achy and tired. Instead of trying to push through, rest and consult with a health care provider if your symptoms don’t resolve on their own.
May 5th, 2021

Why Some Adults Still Get Ear Infections

Pressure, pain, and fluid draining from the ear may be a sign of an ear infection. Don't ignore signs of an ear infection, especially if the symptoms seem to take a while to go away or keep coming back.
Apr 12th, 2021

When Is the Best Age for a Tonsillectomy?

Surgery to remove the tonsils can greatly help children who are having bothersome issues related to their tonsils. Talk to your doctor to determine if now is the right time to consider tonsillectomy for your child.
Mar 2nd, 2021

The Common Causes of Dizziness

Nearly everyone experiences a bout of dizziness at some point during their lifetime. But troublesome dizziness is a cause for concern and requires careful diagnosis by an ear, nose, and throat specialist.
Feb 4th, 2021

Are You Prepared for Sinus Surgery?

Endoscopic sinus surgery effectively treats sinus disease and eliminates the need for external incisions. While no surgery is a walk in the park, proper planning and preparation can aid your recovery.
Dec 17th, 2020

Do You Have These Symptoms of a Swallowing Disorder?

Trouble swallowing can point to a number of issues. The only way to know for sure what’s causing your problem is to seek evaluation from a health professional. Here’s what you need to know about the signs and symptoms.
Nov 15th, 2020

Make Over Your Ears With Otoplasty

Otoplasty is a simple procedure that has the power to transform your self-confidence by reshaping your ears, which improves the overall appearance of your face. Find out if ear reshaping is right for you.
Oct 14th, 2020

Consider Your Options for Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea could be wreaking havoc on your quality of life without you knowing it. This sleep disorder can leave you tired, worn out, and less able to function. Here’s what you need to know about treatment options.
Sep 22nd, 2020

Understanding Thyroid Disease

Thyroid disease affects people of all ages and causes problems like too little and too much hormone levels, as well as thyroid cancer. Women are more likely than men to have thyroid disease. Fortunately, effective treatment is available.
Aug 23rd, 2020

When a Runny Nose Signals a Larger Problem

A runny nose can be more than a minor annoyance. It can signal an underlying problem that you need to address. Left untreated, a chronic runny nose can lead to health complications.
Jul 23rd, 2020

When Your Child's Tonsils and Adenoids are a Problem

Problems with the adenoids and tonsils are very common in children. If your child is experiencing bothersome symptoms, adenoidectomy and tonsillectomy can help your child feel better and prevent complications.
May 26th, 2020

How Vestibular Rehabilitation Can Treat Vertigo

Vestibular disorders can make navigating life not only difficult but sometimes dangerous. With the help of a specialist and treatments like vestibular rehabilitation therapy, you can get your life back.
Apr 18th, 2020

Non-Cosmetic Reasons for Rhinoplasty

Living with nasal dysfunction can make life miserable. The headaches, nasal congestion, and facial pressure can be a persistent problem. Rhinoplasty can help you breathe easier and improve your quality of life.
Mar 23rd, 2020

What Triggers Sinusitis?

If you have a sinus infection that just won’t go away, you may have chronic sinusitis. Don’t ignore it. Untreated sinusitis can cause serious problems over time. Here’s what triggers sinusitis.
Feb 1st, 2020

Trouble Swallowing May Signal a Larger Problem

Problems swallowing can happen suddenly or gradually and may not seem apparent at first. Swallowing shouldn’t feel uncomfortable, but if it does, visiting an otolaryngologist is a good place to start.
Nov 1st, 2019

It’s Not Just Snoring: The Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is an underrecognized cause of chronic health problems. Because it occurs when you’re asleep, many people don’t know they have it and are unaware of the negative impact it has on their health.
Oct 1st, 2019

How to Cope With Adult-Onset Allergies

Going about your regular life and suddenly experiencing allergy symptoms can throw you for a loop. Learning to adjust to life after an adult-onset allergy diagnosis takes time, but if you have allergies, you can still lead a normal, active life.
Sep 11th, 2019

What Can I Do About Tinnitus?

Is that ringing in your ears driving you crazy? Known as tinnitus, this condition is frustrating and can add stress to your already stressful life. Proper diagnosis is the first step to gaining control and getting relief.
Aug 14th, 2019

When Should You Consider Sinus Surgery?

The nasal congestion and pain of sinus problems are no fun, but when are your sinus problems serious enough to consider surgery? Here’s what you need to know to understand when surgery is the best option.
Jul 17th, 2019

Life with a Hearing Aid

Wearing hearing aids can help you get back to life and enjoy being part of the conversation again. Getting tested and choosing a hearing aid isn’t complicated, and today’s technology makes wearing hearing aids easier than ever.
Jun 20th, 2019

Stop Sneezing This Spring and Get Allergy Tested

The sneezing of allergies can interfere with day-to-day activities and impair quality of life. But how do you know if you have allergies or are simply suffering from a common cold? Get answers by visiting a specialist.
May 30th, 2019

3 Most Common Causes of Vertigo

If you suddenly feel like you stepped onto a merry-go-round or Tilt-A-Whirl™, you may have vertigo. Sometimes this dizzy sensation goes away on its own. When it’s persistent and interferes with daily life, it’s time to see a specialist.
Feb 1st, 2019

Preparing for Your Child’s Tonsillectomy

Surgery can be a scary thing for a child, even surgery as common as a tonsillectomy. As a parent, you can contribute to the success of your child’s surgery with the right preparation so both you and your child know what to expect.
Jan 11th, 2019

What is the difference between rhinoplasty and septorhinoplasty?

Think your nose is too big, crooked, or off center? No matter what you don’t like, rhinoplasty can transform it into the nose you envision. Septorhinoplasty may be better for structural problems. Here’s the info you need about these nose surgeries.
Dec 18th, 2018

When to Worry about Your Child's Sore Throat

A sore throat brought on by a common cold is rarely cause for concern, but there are times when a sore throat may signal something worse. Do you know the difference? Here’s a look at some of the red flags.
Sep 24th, 2018

What Can Happen if Sleep Apnea Goes Untreated

Sleep apnea affects not only you, but those who sleep in close proximity to you. More than an inconvenience, sleep apnea is a potential major problem when it comes to ongoing health issues, triggering high blood pressure, diabetes and more.
Sep 14th, 2018

Ear Infection Complications That You Should Take Seriously

While childhood ear infections are common, there can be complications that could impact your child’s hearing or general health. Adults aren’t immune either, so anyone who experiences recurring ear infections should seek a medical evaluation.
Jul 30th, 2018