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Egg Allergy No Excuse to Avoid Flu Shot This Year

It is that time of the year when people roll up their sleeves at healthcare facilities everywhere so they can get a flu shot. One group has always been the...

Is Your Partner Allergic to Your Pet?

According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), roughly 15 to 30 percent of people are allergic to cats and dogs. For these individuals, having a pet in...

New Data Shows Sleep Apnea on the Rise

Several recent studies have indicated an alarming increase in the number of people with obstructive sleep apnea. This fact has public health and safety officials very concerned. According to the...

Sleep Apnea Awareness Week 2014

The week of October 6 to October 13, 2014 is Sleep Apnea Awareness Week, an annual, national event sponsored by the American Sleep Association (ASA) to increase awareness about sleep...

Atlanta Allergies: Is it Ragweed or Goldenrod?

Is It Ragweed or Goldenrod According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 75 percent of Americans with pollen allergies are allergic to ragweed. Ragweed allergy, or hay fever,...

Are You Making Your Seasonal Allergies Worse?

Seasonal Allergies in Atlanta are at Their Peek If you have recurring or worsening allergy symptoms, the culprit may be staring right at you when you look in the mirror, according...

Sinus Headache or Migraine Headache?

When many people get a stuffy nose along with a headache, they assume it is a sinus headache. According to an article on EverydayHealth.com, that may not be the case....

Seasonal Allergies: Surviving Ragweed in Atlanta

Ragweed plants are common throughout the U.S., mostly in the rural areas of the Eastern and Midwestern regions. This year, above-normal temperatures and rainy weather is expected to hit the...

Sleep Apnea: The Impact on a Child’s Health

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by brief, repeated pauses in breathing during sleep. Three are three types: central, mixed and obstructive, with obstructive sleep apnea being the most...

Five Symptoms That Might Mean Your Snoring is a Serious Problem

According to the Mayo Clinic, half of adults snore in their sleep. Some snore occasionally, while others snore every time they sleep. Snoring is what happens when air flows past...

Relief from Snoring

Snoring is a problem and source of embarrassment for millions of Americans. It is extremely common, with over 35 million people across the country suffering from the chronic form. Even...

Understanding Hearing Loss In Children

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 360 million people in the world have hearing loss. Of that number, 32 million are children under age 15. The good news is...

How to Prepare for Ragweed Season in Atlanta

Spring and summer are generally thought of as the big allergy seasons. For many Atlanta residents, as autumn approaches, the dry weather can be a relief. It is important to...

Is Snoring Hurting Your Relationship?

Snoring is a surprisingly common issue which couples have to deal on a regular basis. Whether it’s elbowing your partner and saying, “Roll over; you are snoring in my ear,”...

Study Shows High Rate of Food Allergies in Inner-City Kids

Food allergies are becoming more and more common and problematic with each passing year. A recent study from Johns Hopkins Children’s Center has come to light which reveals that kids...

Sleep Apnea May Be Related to High Blood Pressure

Sleep apnea can be a disturbing disorder, which can even result in death. High blood pressure leads to multiple health problems, not the least of which is heart and circulatory...

End Sinusitis with Balloon Sinuplasty

Sinus trouble is painful and annoying to say the least. Pressure builds up in your face and your nose feels like it is filled with concrete! Most people suffer through...

New Study Refutes Earlier Link Between Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cancer

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition that causes a person’s airways to become obstructed, often requiring interruption of sleep in order to regain normal breathing. A person can have...

Flonase Approved for OTC Use by FDA

Flonase (fluticasone) is one of the most popular prescription allergy medications on the market today. A steroid nasal spray, Flonase prevents the release of inflammatory substances in the body that...

Survey Shows Sinusitis Can Lead to Significant Decline in Quality of Life

A new, anonymous survey was conducted jointly by the Entellus Medical firm and SinusSurgeryOptions.com that determined that sinusitis can have a significant negative impact on quality of life. Sinusitis refers...

Rain Doesn’t Wash Away Allergy and Asthma Risks

When allergy season is in full swing, many of us hope that a good rain will bring us relief by washing away allergens, like pollen and mold, out of the...

How Do Chronic Sinus Issues Affect Your Overall Health?

Anyone who has chronic sinusitis is quite familiar with the pressure behind the eyes, headaches, constant dripping nose and coughing that go hand in hand with the condition. While there...

Understanding Asthma Attacks

For those with asthma, an asthma attack can be overwhelming and frightening. The best way to control your asthma is by understanding the warning signs, avoiding triggers and following your...

How to Plan Summer Get Togethers with Allergies

Summer is here, and with it comes all of the outdoor activities families, friends and kids seem to live for in the summer: barbeques, pool parties, amusement parks and picnics....

Could You Be Allergic to Sunscreen?

We all know how dangerous exposure to the sun’s UV rays can be, and few of us have not experienced sunburn at some point in our lives. Because of the...

How to Tell if Your Child’s Snoring is Sleep Apnea

When you hear sleep apnea, you probably think it is a grown up problem, but sadly an increasing number of young children and teens are diagnosed with sleep apnea each...

Dining Out With Food Allergies

If you or a family member suffer from food allergies, then you already know how difficult it can be to enjoy eating dinner out. But with a few tips and...

Tips for Planning a Vacation with Allergies

The warm weather is officially here, and many are planning out their summer vacations. For those that suffer from food or seasonal allergies, the idea of planning to leave the house...

Nightly Nasal Congestion

You have heard of seasonal allergies, but what about allergies that only flare up at night? Unfortunately, many people experience nightly nasal congestion that can cause them to sniffle, sneeze,...

Children and Sore Throats

As every parent knows, complaints of a sore throat are one of the most common in school age children. It is important to pay attention to these complaints, and seek...

The Link Between Sleep Apnea and Anxiety

In today’s world, most people are under continual stress. Financial concerns, job pressure and family responsibilities leave many people feeling the effects of anxiety. When you couple anxiety with daytime...

Allergy Myths Debunked

If you are being plagued by sniffles, sneezes and itchy, watery eyes, chances are good that you have seasonal allergies. As allergy season takes its toll on the Atlanta area,...

Ear Blockage

Ear blockage is potentially very serious, and should only be dealt with by professionals. While most people think of ear blockage as coming from wax in the ears, the reality...

What is Liquid Smile?

There are many reasons that teeth yellow or become discolored over time, and for some people, the over the counter teeth whitening systems are not enough. Liquid Smile is a...

Deviated Septum and Nasal Blockage

If you have had a cold, you certainly know what it feels like to have nasal blockage. The nose can become blocked for a variety of reasons, including: Common cold...

Pediatric Snoring- Atlanta ENT

Nothing is more adorable than a child sleeping peacefully, however if your child snores, no matter how cute it may be, it could be the beginnings of something serious. While...

How to Tell the Difference Between a Cold, Flu and Allergies

Regardless of the cause, sinus pressure and pain can stop you in your tracks. How do you know the cause, and when do you see a doctor? While the common...



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