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Prevent exacerbation of Sudden Hearing Loss, Vertigo/Dizziness, Meniere’s disease, and Tinnitus

Patients often ask how they can prevent exacerbation of: Sudden Hearing Loss Vertigo / Dizziness Meniere’s Disease Tinnitus We recommend avoiding the 3 S’s and treating the A Salt, Stimulants, and Stressors need to be reduced. And allergy needs to be well managed. Salt: avoid adding salt to foods, avoid packaged foods, avoid canned foods. […]



What Sleep Position Is Best To Reduce Snoring?

Sleep position is an important factor in reducing snoring. It is one part of a larger factor called sleep hygiene that can be addressed to reduce snoring. Sleep hygiene includes sleep position, regular sleep habits, avoidance of alcohol or sedatives before bed, allergy management, and staying hydrated. Sleep position is critical for many reasons. Lying […]




What Causes a Sinus Headache?

What causes a sinus headache? Many people suffer from a sinus headache. It can be quite debilitating and actually results in significant work loss. It can also be very difficult to treat as many attempts at medical therapy may be ineffective. The sinuses are actually not called sinuses. They are called “paranasal sinus cavities”. This […]


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Avoid Empty Nose Syndrome

How can I avoid getting an “empty nose”? Many patients have had sinus issues for years and have begun to do research about how this condition can be corrected. During their research they see a frightening condition called empty nose syndrome resulting from sinus surgery. This syndrome is described as a dry and chronically congested […]


Is the Balloon Sinuplasty Procedure the Same Everywhere?

The Balloon Sinuplasty procedure is NOT the same anywhere you go! Balloon sinuplasty is a relatively new treatment for chronic sinus issues. For years ENT doctors had two choices available to treat this issue: Medical therapies and sinus surgery. When medical treatment failed, Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery (FESS) would be offered. Functional Endoscopic Sinus Surgery […]


Advantage of Allergy Drops

What is the advantage of allergy drops? There has been a big change lately in how we can manage our allergy symptoms. Traditionally there has been medical treatment such as antihistamines and nasal steroid sprays. There has also been allergy shots that can stimulate the body to have an immunity against the allergens. Both of […]



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