Month: April 2014

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 Bacterial Sinusitis Allergies Deviated Septum Nasal Polyps Obstructive Adenoids Trauma to the nose Medical Causes of Nasal Blockage Medical causes of nasal blockage, such as […]

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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 the majority of infants, toddlers and children that snore experience harmless snoring; about two percent of these little ones may be at risk for life-threatening […]

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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 cold, the flu and allergies all have similar sinus symptoms, not all require a visit to your doctor’s office. Here’s a closer look at what […]

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A study published on April 3, 2014 in the European Respiratory Journal adds another health risk to the ever-growing list of evidence that links sleep apnea with diabetes. Researchers looked at the data of 5,294 participants with sleep apnea. They found that the levels of glucose concentration were tied to the severity of sleep apnea, […]

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By now, we should all know the dangers of obstructive sleep apnea. Heart disease, heart attack, stroke, depression; the list goes on and on. Unfortunately, despite this knowledge, the majority of the 18 million estimated Americans with sleep apnea are not getting diagnosed. Largely, its due to the fact that traditional sleep studies are intimidating […]

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Atlanta ENT is proud to announce that our new, state of the art sleep center is now open and accepting patients. Patients with sleep problems and sleep disorders will now have access to diagnostic services, including home sleep studies, on-location overnight sleep studies and C-Pap sleep tests with C-PAP and Bi-PAP machines on-site. Previously, our […]

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A recent study showed that 8 out of 10 New Yorkers are exposed to enough noise to damage their hearing. While this may not seem surprising, given the level of noise that a large city provides, what is surprising is that many of them voluntarily exposed themselves to potentially damaging levels of noise by listening […]

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If seasonal allergies, reoccurring cold symptoms or an undesirable reaction to an allergen have you concerned and seeking relief, an allergy consultation is the first step you should take. When you have an allergic reaction, it is important to identify the cause so that you can avoid the allergen or begin medication that will relieve […]

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Couples commonly pick on each other about snoring, but few realize how serious the problems are that can come along with loud snoring that occurs on a regular basis. Chronic, loud snoring can be a warning sign for a very serious, and potentially life-threatening, sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea. It is estimated that […]

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Many people don’t realize it, but children can often be at even higher risk of sinus problems than adults due to their not-yet-fully-developed sinus cavities. Their sinuses may not drain properly, or may even drain too often, but since their heads haven’t yet taken on the shape of an adult, their symptoms may be different […]

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