May 2015 - AtlantaENT

Month: May 2015

Parents tend to worry most about their children when they are outside of the home, but for those suffering from peanut allergies, being at home carries the highest risk of exposure. A new study found that over a third of all exposures to peanuts happen in the home, accounting for a majority of the incidents […]

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Sinusitis is a common ailment that affects millions of Americans every year. Those afflicted suffer swelling and inflammation of the tissue around the sinuses. This causes them to become blocked and stuffed up with fluid, viruses, bacteria and fungi that can multiply. Balloon sinuplasty is a relatively recent treatment for this disease that is minimally […]

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With Asthma affecting nearly 26 million Americans every year, and several different types of chronic and acute asthma out there, the disease is an epidemic. Treatments for people who suffer with asthma are broad and varied, but many people rely on classic inhalers, bronchodilators, and nebulizers. These devices, often combined with oral medications, are excellent […]

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May is asthma awareness month. Asthma is a chronic disease that has no known cure and affects nearly 23 million Americans every year. It is a very common ailment that accounts for more than 2 million visits to the emergency room and over 14 million trips to the doctor’s office annually. Among children, it is […]

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When you suffer a sore, scratchy throat that swells up and is accompanied by a high fever, you may jump to the conclusion that strep throat is the culprit. After all, strep is a common infection for kids and adults and can create days of misery. However, recent studies show that these conditions can often […]

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For anyone suffering from any type of allergies — whether they are indoor, outdoor, seasonal or year round — there is a simple solution to help lessen your symptoms: clean your house. Having a clean home can reduce the amount of irritants you come into contact with. Not cleaning your home allows allergens to settle […]

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Some people may notice during exercise that they have sudden trouble breathing. After a bout of strenuous cardio or intense physical exercise, it can feel like their lungs are seizing up and they have to gasp for air. This condition is known as “exercise induced asthma,” more formally “exercise-induced bronchoconstriction” or EIB for short. EIB […]

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There are many different ailments that carry coughs with them as a symptom. The act of coughing exists to clear your air passages and allow you to breathe more easily. You can’t always tell the reason for a cough from the way it sounds, but each kind of cough does have its own identifying clues. […]

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