November 2014 - AtlantaENT

Month: November 2014

Preparing a Thanksgiving meal to accommodate guests with food allergies can be a bit of a challenge. It may be easier than being at a holiday dinner where nearly every food on the menu is one you must decline because of your food allergy. With a little planning ahead, you can still enjoy your holiday […]

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Whether this is your first time cooking Thanksgiving dinner or one of many you have already hosted, you will make a favorable and memorable impression if the holiday menu includes palate-pleasing dishes made especially with guests with food allergies in mind. Here are some tips to make Thanksgiving dinner enjoyable for all of your guests–with […]

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Immunotherapy injections, or allergy shots, is a treatment option for people who suffer from certain allergies. Some of the allergies this can alleviate include asthma or rhinitis, conjunctivitis or stinging insects.

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A hearing test is not to be confused with a hearing screening. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), a hearing screening is a preliminary process that weeds out those patients who have signs of possible hearing problems, specifically those who may need further evaluation by a qualified audiologist.

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According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (AAO-HNS), most children have had at least one painful ear infection before the age of 5. Most ear infections go away on their own or can be treated with antibiotics. For recurring chronic ear infections, a doctor may recommend your child have an ear tube […]

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Wheezing results from a narrowing of the airways due to inflammation or physical obstruction (such as a tumor or foreign object that was inhaled). When air passes through the narrowed airways, it produces a high-pitched whistling sound during breathing.

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Nearly every adult has experienced a nosebleed at least once in his or her life. Common causes of nosebleeds are very cold or dry air (which dries out the nasal membranes), blowing the nose too hard and nose picking. There are also several health conditions that can cause nosebleeds.

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The Stevens Point Journal is reporting that there is a correlation between insomnia and sleep apnea. Those with chronic insomnia suffer daily with their inability to complete a full night’s sleep. This suffering extends to their daily routine, causing a number of symptoms that adversely affects quality of life. Symptoms of Insomnia Insomnia causes many […]

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There can be a relationship between snoring, heart disease and sudden death among those with specific cardiovascular issues. Snoring can present many problems for both the snorer and his or her partner. These issues can cause difficulties in the daily life and routine of both as well as issues related to intimacy. Recent sleep tests […]

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