Dogs may be known as “man’s best friend”, but not when they wreak havoc with your allergies. Here’s what you need to know on handling pets and allergies.
Sleep apnea is also known as obstructive sleep apnea or OSA. This common condition presents a problem while sleeping since patients cannot breathe in enough oxygen. In practical terms, it is a sleep disorder where breathing repeatedly stops during sleep. Most people associate snoring with OSA, but that is not really the problem; it is just a symptom. OSA needs to be treated, so how does an ENT specialist treat sleep apnea?
Hearing is one of our five valuable senses and if suddenly you couldn’t hear sounds or voices clearly, you would obviously be upset. You notice others with hearing aids and now you wonder if that will be you soon. Let’s investigate why you might be experiencing muffled hearing.
If you are lucky, over the counter medications help with your sinus issues. You know, the stuffiness, headaches, and post nasal drainage problems. Those unlucky people who get no relief from OTC products can suffer for years with chronic sinus infections, but how do you know when surgery is needed?
You come down with a nasty cold and before long it develops into an even nastier sinus infection. Your head pounds and feels like it’s going to explode. Your first reaction is “oh, this happens every time.” But for you and the other 37 million Americans who suffer from this problem, there are many other causes of sinusitis you might not be aware of.
If you are searching to find relief from ringing ears and tinnitus, there’s a big chance that you’re constantly looking for some sort of relief. Keep reading for suggestions and proven tips on how to fix this annoying problem!
When someone cannot hear properly, they can be thought of by others as rude or standoffish if they don’t answer a question or provide a comment on the conversation. There are many reasons someone may suffer hearing loss, such as their age, having been in combat, or an illness when they were young. Fortunately, many mild hearing issues can be easily treated by the specialists of Surgical Associates Northwest.
Well, kids are kids. They jump in mud puddles, come home with scratches, bumps and bruises, and sometimes with a runny nose and a sore throat. Their pediatrician, or mom, can handle most of the scuffs and bruises, but if the runny nose and sore throat become a more common occurrence, a specialist might be needed. Does your child need to see an ENT? Let’s look at some of the common reasons when it would be beneficial.