Most people with a deviated septum aren’t aware it exists because it doesn’t affect their breathing, their sleeping or their lifestyle. Other people aren’t so lucky. If your ENT has recommended that you have septum surgery it is to restore breathing, alleviate sleep apnea, or improve your upper respiratory health. While septum surgery (septoplasty) is a common surgical procedure for
If your child is having problems with throat or ear infections over and over again, it might be time to ditch the pediatrician and make a switch to an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor . ENTs are medical professionals that specialize in diseases and conditions of the ears, nose and throat. Not only are they clinicians (office doctors) they
The arrival of cooler temperatures brings nosebleeds, dry nose and dry sinus syndromes. That’s because the heated forced air we use to keep us warm lowers the humidity in our homes. The drier air often leads to problems with nosebleeds, dried and irritated nasal passages and sinuses. It is recommended you use humidifiers to bring humidity levels up to the
The results of a study funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health, was published in the journal JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery . The study may have been small, but the impact could be large. The Cost of Chronic Sinusitis If you suffer from chronic sinusitis , you know the toll it takes on your personal and professional life.
If you are reading this, you are probably the parent of a child that has had problems with ear infections that occur over and over again. It seems like one infection gets cleared and in a flash, your child’s ears are infected again. It is not an uncommon problem in children and it is one that an ENT can help