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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 […]


Will Fixing My Sinuses Give Me a 6-Pack? | Sinus & Snoring Specialists

Will Fixing My Sinuses Give Me a 6-Pack?

It seems like there’s a new crazy health claim every week. But there is actual science behind the idea that breathing affects a person’s athletic ability. Many elite athletes have seen Dr. Slaughter for exactly this reason. The nose has a job. It is intended to filter, humidify, and warm the air we breathe. You […]




My Child Snores. Should I worry?

Why does my child snore? Parents may get a surprise when they go on that well deserved family vacation. Their little one may be sleeping in their room for the first time in awhile and their sleep looks terrible. Loud snoring, restless sleep, gasping, open mouth posture, and drooling can’t be offering them the deep […]


What Your Sleep or Snoring App Isn't Telling You

What Your Sleep Or Snoring App Isn’t Telling You

We are now much more aware of the importance of sleep to our overall health. Getting that deep restorative sleep prevents many health issues, such as cardiovascular disease, depression, and even automobile injuries. Deep sleep also affects us socially, as the ability to be an attentive parent or an effective worker is dependent upon waking […]


6 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Snoring Austin TX

6 Simple Ways to Reduce Your Snoring

Patients frequently will say that their snoring is much worse on certain nights versus their usual snoring. They want to know what factors may be causing this issue and what simple things they can do to help. Ways to Reduce Your Snoring Snoring typically comes from a vibration of the soft palate and tongue in […]


Is My Sinus Infection Immune To Antibiotics?

Patients who get recurring sinus infections have real concerns about using so many antibiotics. They are not only concerned about the side effects and the cost but also the risk that these important medicines will no longer be effective. It’s not actually the patient that becomes immune but the particular bacteria. Bacteria have sensitivity to […]


Balloon Sinuplasty

Untrue Myths About Balloon Sinuplasty

The balloon is left in the sinuses Actually no material is left in the sinuses. The balloon is inserted in to the sinus outflow tract, inflated, deflated, then removed. Unlike cardiac blood vessel dilation the sinus outflow tract area is made of fine compressible bone and no stent is left or required. The sinus dilation […]



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