man suffering from sinus pain


Aug, 2016

Is There a Connection Between Nasal Polyps and Chronic Sinusitis?

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For some people, nasal congestion is not just an issue during the spring, summer, or other specific times of the year. Many experience annoying symptoms throughout the year with no periods of relief. These can include congestion, painful sinus pressure, frequent drainage of thick mucus, and a reduction or loss of taste and sense of smell. When these types of symptoms linger for more than eight weeks, the condition is…

Man interested in the types of allergy testing


Jun, 2016

What Types of Allergy Testing are Available?

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Approximately 50 million people in the United States have allergies, which can cause a variety of annoying symptoms. In severe cases, an allergy can cause anaphylaxis, a life-threatening reaction. Finding out what you’re allergic to is an important first step to effective allergy treatment. In this blog, the allergy specialists at the Sinus Center of Atlanta will explain the types of allergy testing that are available.   What is allergy…

woman wonders if her sinus pressure is caused by spring allergies or sinusitis


Apr, 2016

Is My Sinus Pressure Caused by Spring Allergies or Sinusitis?

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When spring comes into full bloom, many allergy sufferers find that their allergies also come into full effect. As the days change and winter’s cold, brisk air gives way to warmer temperatures, allergy sufferers often experience a rise in symptoms. They frequently have stuffy noses, runny eyes, and aching heads this time of year. As you suffer through this season, you may assume you know what condition is causing your…

man with sinusitis need balloon sinus procedure


Mar, 2016

What to Expect During A Balloon Sinus Procedure

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A balloon sinus procedure, also known as Balloon Sinuplasty, is a safe, effective way to open the sinus passages and treat chronic sinus infections that haven’t responded well to medicine. This procedure is often the ideal solution for patients who suffer from chronic sinusitis, which can continue for months on end and frequently reoccur. For patients with this condition, symptoms such as congestion, coughing, headaches, and fatigue can significantly interfere…

woman after undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery


Jan, 2016

A Simple Overview of Endoscopic Sinus Surgery in Atlanta

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Trouble breathing through your nose, constant congestion, frequent sinus infections, snoring, nasal polyps – these are all symptoms and conditions that can significantly impact your quality of life, creating problems during both waking and sleeping hours. When these problems are long-term, it may be a sign of an underlying sinus disorder that warrants surgical treatment. One treatment option that may be recommended is an advanced procedure called endoscopic sinus surgery.…