Posts From February, 2020

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Treatments Besides CPAP

It’s an interesting oddity in the field of sleep medicine that patients are told they have obstructive sleep apnea but not told the reason they have it. Similarly, they are usually given a prescription for a CPAP and no discussion is made of the other options that may be available to treat this condition. Even […]

Why Does My Child Have A Chronic Cough?

Why does my child have a chronic cough? It can feel like your child is always sick. One of the most frequent issues is a nagging chronic cough at nighttime that disrupts their sleep and yours.  It’s often just attributed to allergy and a laundry list of medications are used without much relief.  Maybe even […]

A Large Tongue Can Cause Snoring / Sleep Apnea!

What Causes Snoring and Sleep Apnea The most common cause for snoring and sleep apnea is a nasal or sinus condition that reduces the nasal airflow. What’s really interesting is that the second most common cause is an enlargement of the tongue. When patients hear that tongue enlargement is the second most common cause of […]


Sleep ENT Doctors and Sleep Dentist Often Work Together to Treat Snoring and Sleep Apnea

What is the difference between snoring and Sleep Apnea First off, let’s define snoring and sleep apnea. Snoring is resistance to airflow through the upper airway creating vibration and noise production. Sleep apnea is the same condition except for the resistance to airflow is intermittently severe enough to create cessation of airflow (apnea).  The obstructive […]

Clarifix for Chronic Runny Nose

A runny nose (or chronic vasomotor rhinitis) that is constant and not just a temporary issue caused by allergies or a cold is not just annoying – it is a serious problem, one that can stop you from enjoying life as you should. You may have tried everything to get rid of your runny nose, […]

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