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Category Archives: Allergies



allergy treatment austin tx | Sinus & Snoring Specialists

Why Does My Nose Run Like a Faucet?

Some people have to carry Kleenex with them all of the time. They have a runny nose when they eat, when they exercise, when the weather changes, or seemingly for no reason at all. They have had their sinuses evaluated and there isn’t infection. They use allergy medicines but it really doesn’t help. They may […]


Think You Don’t Have Allergies? Think again! | Sinus & Snoring Specialists

Think You Don’t Have Allergies? Think again!

Many patients have the impression that they don’t have allergy symptoms. They think that allergy always causes sneezing, itching, watery eyes, and a runny nose. This is actually called the “acute phase” of allergy sensitivity. Within seconds after an exposure the patient gets these complaints. They are mainly caused when the mucus membranes release histamine […]



Allergy Drops vs Allergy Shots | Sinus and Snoring Specialists

Allergy Drops vs Allergy Shots

Many people are familiar with allergy shot therapy. Allergy drop therapy, however, has just recently received some buzz.  Unfortunately, there seems to be a mixed message on how well they work and which therapy is better. Allergy drop therapy works by the same mechanism as allergy shots. They both stimulate the immune system to produce […]


Why Do Allergies Cause Snoring? | Sinus & Snoring Specialists

Why Do Allergies Cause Snoring?

Has your bed partner ever said “you really snored last night”. Seems like it’s usually not a problem unless your allergies are flared up. You may recognize that allergies and the associated congestion can tip you in to snoring but may not know why this happens and how best to manage it. The physics of […]



Pet Allergies: Tips To Help With Your Allergy | Austin TX

Pet Allergies: Tips To Help Make It Work

Pet allergy is very common. Patients are actually allergic to the dander which are tiny flakes of dead skin and hair. These particles are very small, become concentrated in the patients home over time, and are highly allergenic. We love our pets and don’t want to lose them but the pet allergy can make us […]


allergy treatment austin tx | Sinus & Snoring Specialists

How Are Allergies And Sinuses Related?

What about allergies causes a sinus infection? Patients frequently get a sinus infection during their peak allergy seasons. There are many reasons for this to occur. The sinuses are hollowed out cavities that surround the nose and empty secretions into the nose. The natural pathway for them to empty into the nose is actually quite […]



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