Woman able to breath free after turbinate reduction


Mar, 2016

What is Radiofrequency Turbinate Reduction?

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Nasal turbinates are bony and soft tissue structures that project from the walls of the nasal passages. The largest and most important of these, the inferior turbinates, help trap dust and other particles so they don’t enter your lungs. In addition, they add heat and moisture to the air you breathe in, enabling your lungs to function more effectively. These turbinates can become enlarged and interfere with normal breathing, contributing…

woman with chronic sinusitis and nasal polyps who needs treatment


Feb, 2016

The Connection Between Nasal Polyps and Chronic Sinusitis

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Sinusitis, also known as a sinus infection, is a condition that affects more than 35 million Americans each year. Given its widespread impact, it’s understandable that most people are familiar with what this condition is and the symptoms it involves. However, less is known about nasal polyps, a condition that may develop in conjunction with sinusitis. In fact, some people may not even be aware that they have nasal polyps.  …

man suffering from sinusitis and sleep apne


Dec, 2015

Is There a Connection Between Sinusitis and Sleep Apnea?

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We can all relate to the experience of having a night of poor sleep because of a stuffy nose. The uncomfortable feeling that you can't breathe (and the snoring that often results) can make for a long, unpleasant night for both you and your sleeping partner. This can be even worse when the condition is an ongoing one due to a chronic sinus problem.   In this blog, the board-certified…

learn about treatment for chronic sinusitis


Nov, 2015

What You Need To Know About Treatment for Chronic Sinusitis

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Stuffy nose, pain that seems to radiate from everywhere on your face, even your teeth hurt – these are all indications that you may be suffering from sinusitis. You are not alone. More than thirty million Americans suffer from sinusitis each year – meaning countless days of missed work and interference…

happy woman after undergoing nasal polyps treatment


Oct, 2015

Determining the Best Nasal Polyps Treatment

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Nasal polyps are chronically inflamed sinus membranes which can protrude into and block the inside of the nasal cavity. They often develop in the area where the upper sinuses drain into the nasal passages. This is the area where the eyes, nose and cheekbones come together. Normally, nasal polyps are painless and you may not realize you have them until you see a doctor for another condition, such as chronic sinusitis. Nasal polyps can be small and painless and may require…

boy suffering from chronic nasal congestion


Aug, 2015

The Common Causes of Chronic Nasal Congestion

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Nasal congestion is something we can all relate to – whether it’s caused by a common cold, viral illness, allergies, sinus infection or even changes in air temperature and humidity levels. Also known as a stuffy nose, nasal congestion refers to a blockage of the nasal passages that disrupts normal breathing and mucus drainage. It occurs when your nasal tissues swell due to an inflammation of the blood vessels. This…