Tis the season for Sinusitis

Tis the season for Sinusitis

It is officially the winter season, and with it comes the colds, flu, and the dreaded winter sinus infections. What often starts as a cold or flu causes the mucosa inside the nose to become inflamed and swollen. This action will block the sinus openings, and not allow...

Laryngopharyngeal Reflux Disease

Ever find yourself clearing your throat shortly after dinner? Kh-uugh! What about after that bucket of KFC last night? Kh-uugh! Kh-uugh, Kh-uugh! Or, what about soon after your 64-oz Cola? Kh-uugh! Kh-uugh, Kh-uugh! Kh-Kh-Kh-uugh! We surely would not be surprised if...
Tis the season for nasal drainage

Tis the season for nasal drainage

If you sneeze a lot, if your nose is often runny or stuffy, or if your eyes, mouth or skin often feels itchy, you may have allergic rhinitis, a condition that affects 40 million to 60 million Americans. Allergic rhinitis is commonly known as hay fever. But you don’t...
Cold vs. Allergy

Cold vs. Allergy

We are often asked how to distinguish between symptoms caused by allergies or a common cold. While they share common symptoms of respiratory inflammation, such as congestion, sneezing, coughing and headache, allergies and colds have some distinguishing...
Cold vs. Allergies

Cold vs. Allergies

Do you think you have a cold?  There’s a chance it could be allergies.  It can sometimes be difficult to know the difference between the two, especially during seasonal changes and let’s not forget the fact that school is back in session and our children...
Nasal Congestion

Nasal Congestion

Do you have trouble breathing out of your nose? You may benefit from seeing your local ENT provider. There are many causes of nasal congestion: allergies, nasal polyps, a deviated septum, and others. If allergies are the cause of your nasal congestion, you may find...