June 2014 - AtlantaENT

Month: June 2014

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 year. To date, it is estimated that as much as 10 percent of children snore, and four percent of those suffer from sleep apnea. In […]

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Your sinuses are air-filled cavities in your face, that normally function quite well. When they do not, such as at the onset of a cold or due to allergies, they can be a source of misery, causing symptoms ranging from nasal congestion to dental pain and loss of smell. For bacterial infections, antibiotics are effective, […]

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Learning that your child has a food allergy, especially a life-threatening one, can be a scary and stressful time for parents. The primary goal should be to establish a “normalized” and non-panicked, but safe environment for your child. These tips can be a great starting point after a new diagnosis. Make sure your home is […]

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Earpieces aren’t something that people usually spend a lot of time thinking about, and yet the fact remains that earpieces can make a world of difference in your life. You may already know that we at Atlanta ENT have a full range of hearing aids and diagnostic hearing tests, but what you may not know […]

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While every person with asthma will react differently to environmental triggers, there are some things that commonly cause asthma flair ups in the home and work environments. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the following triggers are the most common, and in some cases, the easiest to avoid: Tobacco Smoke- People with […]

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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 tricks, you can confidently order your favorite dishes without fear of having to reach for your Epi-Pen.  With a sit down restaurant, you have the […]

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With an early onset of a severe allergy season, we are seeing more complaints of chronic cough. You may not think allergies when you have a persistent cough, but it is a possibility, especially if your symptoms worsen in correlation to pollen counts. Here is a quick overview of three common causes of chronic cough: […]

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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 for the great outdoors or eating out at restaurants during a vacation may seem like a daunting task. Here are some tips to help make […]

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With allergy season here, and cold season not quite over, we are seeing a lot of people with sinus pain, pressure and infections in our office. While it is highly recommended you see your provider at Atlanta ENT if you think you have a sinus infection, you may be wondering what you can do to […]

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Allergies are the body’s way of reacting to something that was touched, ingested or inhaled. Allergic reactions can range from mild to life threatening, and we typically do not know what will cause an allergic reaction until the reaction happens. The key to treating allergies begins with allergy testing, so that the particular allergens can […]

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