Holidays And Heartburn

Holidays And Heartburn The first step to prevent or treat heartburn is to understand what it is. While most people know that heartburn and overeating or overdrinking go hand and hand, they do not know why. To find out, it is necessary to go over some related anatomy and symptoms. Heartburn Related Anatomy The esophagus […]

Allergies – Spring is the Season

Allergies – Spring is the Season The immune system is responsible for protecting the body from disease. The immune system functions by recognizing foreign invaders (bacteria, parasites, and fungi) and then eliminating them from the body via a specialized immune response. Sometimes, the immune system can mistakenly recognize a harmless substance as a foreign invader […]

9 Non-Surgical Options for Tonsillitis Relief

 9 Non-Surgical Options for Tonsillitis Relief Tonsillitis, which is the medical term for inflammation accompanied by red appearance and painful swelling of the tonsils, can be caused by either viral or bacterial infection. The swelling that comes tonsillitis (the medical term is tonsillar hypertrophy) can cause such symptoms as obstructed breathing, abnormal nasal and […]

Adenoids: What Are They?

 Adenoids: What Are They? Adenoids (also known as the pharyngeal tonsils) are located behind the uvula, the soft palate that dangles in the back of the throat, and near where the nasal passages enter. Like the tonsils, adenoids are part of the immune system. Both help to alert your body’s natural defenses to the […]

What is an Adenoidectomy?

What is an Adenoidectomy? An adenoidectomy is a surgical procedure performed to remove the adenoids. Adenoidectomies are performed for many reasons, most commonly because the adenoids become swollen or enlarged due to infection or allergies. Removing adenoids can also help curtail recurrent ear infections. Adenoid operations are a relatively quick procedure typically performed by an […]

Saline Irrigation

Saline Irrigation A common condition which occurs when patients experience inflammation in the nose and paranasal sinuses for at least 12 weeks is known as chronic rhinosinusitis. Those with chronic rhinosinusitis may face a blocked nose, discharge from the nose, pain or pressure in the face, and a reduced sense of smell. They may also […]

Balloons Up Your Nose? Learn About Sinuplasty

 Balloons Up Your Nose? Learn About Sinuplasty Commonly referred to as balloon catheter dilation surgery, balloon sinuplasty is a surgery that is performed to clear blocked sinuses. It is often recommended by ENTs to patients who have chronic sinusitis and have not had success with conservative treatments. Below, we’ll dive deeper into what balloon […]

Cleaning Your Air Products

Clean Your Air-Products and Tips to Keep Your Air Pure If you or someone in your family has allergies, it’s important to keep the air in your home as pure as possible. After all, indoor air pollution can lead to damaging immediate and long-term problems such as eye irritation and respiratory conditions. Below, we’ll discuss […]

Cleaning Product Guide for People with Allergies

Cleaning Product Guide for People with Allergies Unfortunately, many household cleaners are loaded with harsh chemicals and fragrances. Therefore, if you have allergies, it’s important to be mindful of the cleaning products you use. By choosing the right products, you can reduce your risk of irritating your allergies and suffering from the uncomfortable symptoms they […]