Sinus and Allergy Archives - AtlantaENT

Category: Sinus and Allergy

Endoscopic sinus surgery is a minimally invasive means of repairing damage to the breathing passages and airways. If left untreated, this damage can lead to sinusitis or other breathing problems. In this procedure, an endoscope, or small camera, is inserted into the nasal passages through the nose, alongside surgical instruments. The endoscope allows the doctor […]

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It’s that time of year again. The seasons have just changed and the weather patterns are erratic right along with them. The air is rife with ragweed pollen and mold spores, and watery eyes, runny noses, facial pressure, sore throats and other hay fever symptoms are everywhere.

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Fall is one of the worst seasons for allergies. As ragweed, mold and other irritants fill the air, millions of people are subject to the itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing and scratchy throat of hay fever. Those who suffer from seasonal allergies dread this time of year, but it doesn’t have to be a full-on […]

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Anyone who has allergies knows that the fall season is one of the worst. As ragweed pollen litters the air, the runny nose, itchy eyes and other symptoms that go along with allergic reactions kick up full force. We are only just over a week into the autumn season, and already these allergies are causing […]

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August has come to an end and with September, autumn is just around the corner. For many, this is a time of cool weather, jackets, beautiful colors and gorgeous weather. For others, however, with autumn comes ragweed allergies. Fall is the prime time for allergies, and the season is getting longer with each year. Follow […]

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Summer is over and fall is upon us. With fall comes a host of ailments that circulate like wildfire and cause lots of discomfort. Knowing what tends to be going around in the autumn months can help you to defend against sickness and keep you healthy throughout the year. Here’s a look at some common […]

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As the fall ragweed allergy season descends upon us, cases of sinusitis are bound to ramp up as well. Sinusitis, an inflammation of the sinus tissue and passages, goes hand in hand with allergies, hay fever and even the common cold. For those who suffer from it, the ailment can be a nightmare. Here’s a […]

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An estimated 24 million Americans suffer from allergies, and the numbers are on the rise. While we are not completely certain why incidents of allergies are increasing, it is clear that they are reaching near-epidemic proportions. As summer winds down to fall, another strong allergy season is about to dawn. For patients who suffer with […]

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Sinusitis, or a painful inflammation of the sinuses, affects almost one in eight Americans who battle colds. The stuffy feeling, pain and inflammation can last for weeks as the sinus drainage passages struggle to clear up. It is difficult to breathe; pounding headaches plague the patient. Now, however, a new outpatient treatment called balloon sinuplasty […]

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Food allergies are an epidemic in the United States, with nearly ten percent of kids and almost five percent of adults suffering from such issues. Even a tiny amount of a substance that cross contaminates into a meal can cause life-threatening issues. Dealing with these allergies is a major concern for many people. Here are […]

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