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…

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…

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May, 2015

Sinus Center of Atlanta Launches New Website

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Sinus Center of Atlanta, a practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of sinus, nasal and allergy conditions with three office locations in the Atlanta metropolitan area, is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new website ( this week. The new site includes a number of exciting features including this blog, which will regularly be updated with content about sinus, nasal and allergy-related topics as well as a sinus…

man with sinus pain


Jan, 2015

Relieving Flu Symptoms & Prevention of Sinus Infections

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Howard Herman, M.D., a physician with the Sinus Center of Atlanta, was recently featured in a Henry Daily Herald article that stressed the importance of paying attention to sinus pain for the prevention of sinus infections, especially during cold and flu season. Dr. Herman is an otolaryngologist (an ear, nose and throat doctor) in Atlanta and a leading provider of minimally invasive sinus surgery as well as nasal congestion treatments.  …