February 2014 - AtlantaENT

Month: February 2014

If you are one of the millions of people that suffer from chronic sinusitis, you have likely tried dozens of medications to bring you relief. You are not alone, and if you are tired of the uncomfortable pressure and pain caused by reoccurring sinus problems, balloon sinuplasty may be the solution you have been looking […]

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Valentine’s Day is around the corner, but if you have yet to brave the aisles of red and pink plush bears, heart shaped boxes of chocolates and singing greeting cards, you may be in luck. A new study by the Good Surgeon Guide shows that women want Botox for a gift this year. The study […]

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We have known for some time that part of the aging process involves the brain shrinking. What we are learning now is that those with hearing loss experience a faster rate of brain shrinkage than those without hearing impairments. The research was conducted by John Hopkins University in Maryland and published in the journal Neurolmage. […]

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A recent study published in PLoS Medicine looked at the medical records of sleep apnea patients finds that factors of obstructive sleep apnea, or OSA, are significantly associated with an increased risk of heart disease. Of the just over 10,000 patients in the study, 12 percent suffered a heart attack, stroke or congestive heart failure, […]

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If you have asthma, there is a good chance that you also suffer from some type of sinus problems, as well. It makes sense, as the nasal passages carry air to the lungs, meaning that what goes on in the sinuses can have an effect on the lungs. When you add asthma to the mix, […]

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There are lots of things we need to think about on a daily basis, things like, what we have to accomplish today, what time we need to get the kids to a play-date, the questions we might have for our doctor at an upcoming office visit. But there are lots of thoughts that really are […]

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