Laryngitis is an inflammation of the voice box that causes a change in the air flow to your throat. The change in air flow leads to your voice to become hoarse. Laryngitis is usually not serious and symptoms typically go away on their own within two weeks. … Continue reading
Winter is passing and you can finally enjoy an outdoor jog instead of logging miles on the treadmill; unless you’re one of 18 million Americans suffering from spring allergies. Sneezing, coughing and watery eyes can make it difficult to enjoy the nice weather, … Continue reading
Have you ever experienced ringing, buzzing or hissing in your ear? Approximately 50 million Americans have experienced a mild to severe form of tinnitus. While many people think tinnitus is an actual condition, it’s actually a symptom of an underlying condition. … Continue reading
Earwax is produced by the glands in the ear canal to trap small particles that could potentially harm the eardrum. While everyone produces ear wax, certain factors, such as the size of the ear canal and age, can impact the amount of ear wax produced. … Continue reading
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
Sore throats when exercising can have two main causes. Nasal obstruction and acid reflux. Poor flow of air through the nose makes it harder to oxygenate especially during a workout.
We are inclined to open our mouths to breathe better, especially when we are out of shape. … Continue reading
One of our most valued senses is our hearing. For most of us it’s our means of communication, the way to appreciate music and how we sense the environment around us. The hearing system has 3 areas; the outer ear, the middle ear and the inner ear. … Continue reading
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
Sleep apnea is a night time event whereby a person will stop breathing at night and their oxygen saturation will go down, this waking the body and disturbing healthy sleep. There are variations in severity with this issue. Not all patients who snore have sleep apnea. … Continue reading
When purchasing a box of q-tips we usually have one plan for use in mind, even though there are no instructions on a box of Q-tips on how to clean your ears. The instructions for use range from cleaning the grout between your tiles, … Continue reading