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Signs of Allergies in Children and What To Do About Them

March 28, 2017

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, allergies are becoming increasingly prevalent among children. Cases of allergies are steadily rising, so it’s important for parents to recognize the signs of allergies in children. Allergies may be present at birth or develop at any time, and if you or your partner suffers...  read more

Feeling Stuffy? Find Out How to Tell If It's a Cold or a Sinus Infection

February 28, 2017

At this time of year, lots of people are dealing with sneezing, stuffy noses, congestion and watery eyes. Because these symptoms are associated with several ailments, it’s not always easy to determine exactly what’s going on. For many people, figuring out whether they’re dealing with a cold or a sinus infection is almost impossible. What’s...  read more

Why Snoring Gets Worse as We Age

February 2, 2017

As we age, we become much more likely to snore. While 41.5% of the general population snores, 43.75% of middle-aged adults snore. Research also indicates that mean generally only begin snoring in their 20s or 30s, and the problem intensifies significantly once they reach 50 years of age. Snoring is clearly a nighttime nuisance that...  read more

Resolve to Prevent Sinusitis in 2017!

December 27, 2016

Sinusitis is a common condition that feels like a cold that just won’t go away. It often results in pain, reduced energy levels, poor sleep quality and a number of other unpleasant symptoms. Sinusitis occurs as the result of inflammation of the tissue that lines the sinuses, and it’s becoming increasingly common. Fortunately, there are...  read more

Chronic Cough Getting You Down?

November 29, 2016

A chronic cough is a frustrating problem that disrupts your daily life. From interrupting your sleep to making it difficult to carry on a conversation, a chronic cough is a nuisance. Unfortunately, determining the underlying cause isn’t always easy, and patients may find themselves making numerous doctor appointments and trying several treatments without relief. In...  read more

Dangers of Snoring and Sleep Apnea

October 25, 2016

Snoring is often regarded as little more than an embarrassing or annoying side effect of sleep. However, before you write your or your partner’s snoring off as insignificant, consider this: People who store as the result of severe sleep apnea are 40% more likely to die early than people who don’t suffer from sleep apnea....  read more

Is it Allergies or a Sinus Infection? Here's How to Tell!

September 27, 2016

Dealing with headaches, coughing, sneezing and sinus drainage? If so, determining the cause isn’t easy. You could be suffering from allergies, or it could be a sinus infection. Because other ailments have similar symptoms, it may even be difficult for your doctor to determine which one you’re dealing with. Of course, relief is dependent on...  read more

What You Need to Know About Ragweed Allergies

August 31, 2016

If you find yourself reaching for the tissue box more often at this time of year, you are far from alone. For more than 36 million Americans, falls means sneezing, itchy, watery eyes and the other unpleasant symptoms associated with seasonal allergic rhinitis, more commonly known as hay fever. Ragweed is the third and final...  read more

Is Your Child's Snoring a Sign of a Pediatric Sleep Disorder?

June 28, 2016

Kids are our most valuable resource, and their health and well-being are top priorities for any parent. With this in mind, it should come as no surprise that questions regarding a child’s sleep habits and snoring are quite common. Is snoring in children normal? Could it be a sign of a pediatric sleep disorder? At...  read more

Recognizing the Signs of Anaphylactic Shock

May 31, 2016

Anaphylactic shock, also known as anaphylaxis, is a life-threatening allergic reaction beginning in the immune system. The body releases an antibody known as Immunoglobulin E to fight off an allergen that is potentially dangerous. In some cases, this antibody can trigger extreme reactions in the body. When this happens, anaphylactic shock can occur. To avoid...  read more