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How to Stop Post-Nasal Drip

Your nose is almost constantly producing mucus. In fact, it makes approximately a quart of it each day. Mucus performs necessary functions including trapping bacteria and moistening the airways, but overproduction can lead to some annoying side effects.  … Continue reading

5 Interesting Facts About Sneezing

During the summer months, a chorus of sneezes is something that you’ll often hear when walking through a park or neighborhood. Most of the time, the automatic response is “oh, it’s just my allergies.” While that can certainly be true, there’s much more to a sneeze than just that.  … Continue reading

Common Winter Allergens to Watch Out For

The cold weather has slowed down pollen production and that means a relief for allergy sufferers, right? Not necessarily. The chilly months may force you to stay indoors where several allergens and irritants could be present.
Since allergy symptoms can often match those of the common cold, … Continue reading

Are You Prepared for Fall Allergies?

When most people think of seasonal allergies, they associate it with Spring. For some allergy sufferers, the Fall can be a troublesome time as well. Runny noses, itchy eyes and scratchy throats can ruin this time of year, but there are steps you can take to prevent allergy symptoms. … Continue reading

New York City Allergy Options

Today there are many options when it comes to treating allergies. If over the counter medications aren’t working to treat your allergies, see our otolaryngologist at Madison ENT & Facial Plastic Surgery to find out about the latest allergy treatments. … Continue reading

Spring Allergies

Winter is passing, and you can finally enjoy an outdoor walk around Central Park.
If you’re one of 18 million Americans suffering from spring allergies, the sneezing, coughing and watery eyes you may experience makes it difficult the season.
Reducing your exposure to allergens throughout the day can significantly reduce your symptoms. … Continue reading

Allergies or Chronic Sinusitis

Dr. Silvers was recently featured on ABC News discussing misdiagnoses in patients with Allergies and Chrnoic Sinusitis when self diagnosed.

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Allergy/allergies-chronic-sinusitis-wrong-untreated/story?id=13647353
‘With sinusitis, the nasal passageways become inflamed and the liter or more of mucus created every day by your body gets backed up in the sinuses.Continue reading