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Snoring is one of the most common conditions that ENT doctors treat every day. There are plenty of solutions out there, from medications to nasal strips, and everything in between. If all the other treatments don’t work, then surgery will be suggested as a final recommendation. While this may sound scary, snoring surgery is nothing to worry about. It’s often

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An ENT specialist will focus their attention on various problems regarding the ear, nose and throat. There are many things one of these specialists can treat, more so than most people expect. Furthermore, it’s beneficial if you see one of these doctors to treat specific conditions as they know the best ways to handle them. Speaking of which, here are

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Headaches are one of life’s most common problems and there are countless ways to treat a common headache. However, what most people don’t know is that headaches are likely caused by ear, nose and throat (ENT) problems. They are among the most common causes of a headache and there are several conditions that could cause a headache as a symptom.

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Sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that prevents a patient from breathing properly when they sleep. Untreated sleep apnea often leads to repeated pauses in breathing during sleep, and this could happen hundreds of times throughout the night. This means that the body and the brain cannot get enough oxygen, causing some serious damage to one’s health. Sleep apnea surgery

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Many annoying respiratory conditions will go away without medical intervention. The old adage, treat a cold and it will last seven to 10 days; don’t treat a cold and it will last a week to a week and a half is true. But there are respiratory conditions where it makes to sense to seek treatment sooner than later. If you

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While many people think of vertigo as a condition, it is always a symptom of something else, usually in the inner ear. Vertigo is a very common symptom for people experiencing inner ear infections, vestibular migraines and a few other conditions. Vertigo is often described as dizziness, but you may also experience sickness, the sensation that the world is tilting

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Adenoid surgery is a procedure that removes the adenoid glands. These are small lumps of tissue that sit behind the nose above the roof of your mouth and are usually removed when your tonsils are removed. They are a part of your immune system and are designed to help you fight against infections and protect your body from bacteria and

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Children are more likely to undergo tonsil surgery than adults. However, there are still valid reasons for adults to have their tonsils removed. If you’re worried about the procedure or don’t know what to expect from your ear, nose and throat surgeon, also known as an otolaryngologist (or ENT), consider the following guide to help understand the procedure and find

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Nasal polyps are benign growths in the lining of the nose or sinus area. Just because they are benign doesn’t mean that they don’t cause problems. What are nasal polyps? These tissue masses are not cancer. They are growths of tissue in the wrong place. They may be brown or pink. They may grow alone or in bunches, taking on the

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Selecting any doctor is a very personal decision. Picking an otolaryngologist (ENT) is not any different than picking other health care professionals. You want a skilled professional who has the experience and expertise to treat your condition and the bedside manner that makes you comfortable. In addition to the obvious things like the types of insurance accepted; here are some

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