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When a Sinus Infection Turns into Sinusitis

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Alexander Goldin, M.D. Do you feel like your cold or sinus infection just won’t go away? Do you have a headache, pressure behind your eyes, sore throat, cough, and/or facial tenderness? Then you might have sinusitis. What starts as a cold can turn into sinusitis. Other...

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Why Do You Get Motion Sickness?

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. David Tojo, M.D. Have you ever wondered why you get motion sickness from reading in the car? Or why you feel nauseas from the swaying of the boat while others seem fine? Let’s breakdown motion sickness: Your balance system is in your ears. It can detect...

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April 11-17 is Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week

Oral, Head, and Neck Cancer Awareness Week during the first week in April shines a light on a potentially fatal disease. Observance of this week is led by the Head and Neck Cancer Alliance (HCNA) and supported by the American Academy of Otolaryngology. HCNA is a non-profit organization that works...

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5 Commonly Believed Allergy Myths – Debunked!

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Michael Layland, M.D. Allergies occur when the body sees the allergen substance as a foreign invader and reacts. Reactions to the allergen can range from mild to severe in the individual. Many believe these 5 allergy remedies will help- but we’re breaking down these allergy myths....

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How to Treat Chronic Nose Bleeds

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Alexander Goldin, M.D. Epistaxis; the medical term for nosebleeds. It can be a mild ailment that can often be treated at home or other times serious blood loss can result and it can be dangerous. Medical intervention is recommended if home remedies do not stop the...

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This One Thing is Making Your Allergies Worse

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Sanjeev Balamohan, M.D. Allergies can be stressful. They can cause an annoying running nose, itchy or irritated eyes, coughing, difficulty breathing, etc. But did you know stress can actually make your allergy symptoms worse? Now ask yourself which came first, the allergies or the stress? Unlike...

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Test Your Ear, Nose, and Throat Knowledge With These Fun Facts

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. David Tojo, M.D. Your ear, nose, and throat are complex, sensitive organs. How many of the following facts did you already know? Did you know…. The tiniest bones in your body are in your ear. The incus, malleus, and stapes (otherwise known as hammer, anvil, and...

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When a Sinus Infection Turns Into Sinusitis

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Sanjeev Balamohan, M.D. Do you feel like your cold or sinus infection just will not go away? Do you have a headache, pressure behind your eyes, sore throat, cough, and/or facial tenderness? Then you might have sinusitis. What starts as a cold can turn into sinusitis....

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Home Remedies for Nose Bleeds

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. David Tojo, M.D. The biggest mistake people make when treating a nosebleed is to lean their head back. Epistaxis, the medical term for nosebleeds, is a mild ailment that can often be treated at home. The first step in treating nosebleeds is to recognize the etiology....

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5 Questions to Ask Your ENT Doctor About Deviated Septum

By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Did you know as many as 80% of people have a deviated septum? In most cases, people are unaware their deviated septum exists and exhibit no symptoms. However, individuals who have difficulty breathing, nose bleeds, sinus infections, facial pain, and snoring are recommended to see an...

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