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Treatments for Nasal Valve Collapse

What are the treatments for Nasal Valve Collapse? Nasal Valve Collapse is a common problem. It is a condition where the ligaments on the outside of the nose are weak or broken and the nostrils collapse when the patient breathes in. The ligaments can break from an injury to the nose or become weaker with […]


WHY IS MY NOSE CONSTANTLY RUNNING?

Do you need to carry tissues with you because your nose is constantly running? Or do you continuously clear your throat, have post-nasal drip or congestion? If so you may suffer from vasomotor rhinitis (VMR).   What is Vasomotor Rhinitis?: Vasomotor rhinitis, sometimes referred to as non-allergic rhinitis is a chronic condition is which the […]


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Mouth taping to fix Snoring?

Mouth taping is all the rage right now. Your partner snores… You heard they should tape their mouth. It’s better to breathe through my nose… I heard I should tape my mouth to make me breathe through my nose. But why? Why do you need to tape your mouth to choose nose breathing? That’s the […]


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What is DIG and why do we prescribe it?

If you have ever been treated for a sinus infection at our office, you may have been prescribed a nasal spray called “DIG”. DIG is a compounded nasal spray made by a specialty pharmacy that contains multiple ingredients to treat sinus infection:   Dexamethasone (a topical steroid) Itraconazole (an anti-fungal medication used to treat fungal […]


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What is sudden hearing loss syndrome?

Do you know someone who has lost hearing in one of their ears? Maybe they had a lot of noise exposure or it dropped out suddenly without an explanation. Sadly, some people do not receive any treatment when their hearing drops out suddenly and their loss may become permanent. Early evaluation and appropriate treatment has […]


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Testing for Allergies

If you suffer with allergies, an important part of treatment is first finding out what exactly you are allergic to. Allergy tests can do just that, so that your treatment can begin and you can finally start to find some relief. Here is some more information about these important tests. How is an allergy test done? It […]


What to Expect the Day of Your Procedure (IV Sedation in Office)

If you have an upcoming in-office procedure under IV sedation at our clinic, you may be curious about what to expect. At our clinic, we have a step-by-step process to make your procedure day as smooth and comfortable as possible. What procedures are performed in-office under IV sedation at our clinic? Balloon sinuplasty Septoplasty Turbinate […]


BREATHE EASIER WITH A TURBINATE REDUCTION

Turbinates are small structures located on the sidewall of each nasal cavity. Their purpose is to filter, warm, and humidify the air that enters the nose before it hits the lungs. There are three sets of turbinates in the nose, but the inferior turbinates are the largest, and typically cause the most symptoms. Turbinates are […]


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What are the early signs of hearing loss?

You may not even realize you are having hearing problems until someone points out to you how loud the volume on your TV is or how you keep asking them to repeat themselves. A comprehensive hearing test will be able to tell you what is causing your hearing issues and what your treatment options are. Read on […]


Which Nasal Spray is Best for You?

How do you know which nasal spray to use when there are so many on the market? Which will work the best? These are common questions at Sinus Snoring Specialists.  Let’s talk about the most common types of sprays and what they can do for you.  You should ultimately consult with your health care provider […]


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