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Turn it down! Volume & Hearing damage

Are you listening to music that is too loud?
A recent poll found that 80% of parents say they are concerned with their children’s use of personal audio technology. Too much exposure to sound sources above 85 decibels can result in hearing loss. … Continue reading

Frequently Asked Questions about Balloon Sinuplasty

Many people have never heard of balloon sinuplasty. However, millions of people suffer from the very condition that this procedure can treat.
Sinusitis is a common condition that involves chronic inflammation and infection of the sinuses. This can lead to a wide variety of symptoms like headaches, … Continue reading

Why am I Snoring?

According to The American Academy of Otolaryngology, about 45 percent of adults snore occasionally. Though snoring can affect anyone, it is most common in men and people who are overweight. Snoring once and awhile is perfectly normal, but snoring on a regular basis can disrupt both your sleep patterns and the sleep patterns of those around you. … Continue reading

What is chronic sinusitis?

The sinuses are air cavities in the skull that are surrounded by bone and lined with mucous membranes. Mucous membranes are the “skin” that covers the inside of the nose and the sinuses. This membrane has glands that produce mucous and has hair cells called cilia that move the mucous and filter the air. … Continue reading

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