Throat

How an Atlanta ENT Doctor Can Treat Acid Reflux

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) are chronic forms of what is commonly known as acid reflux. Everyone gets it from time to time. Have you ever had heartburn? That’s likely acid reflux. However, when it becomes chronic and recurring, it could be a serious problem that can...

Sore Throats Don’t Always Point to Strep

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...

The Link between Breastfeeding and Reduced Sinus, Throat and Ear Infections

The benefits of breastfeeding are no secret. Breastfeeding offers long term advantages for mother and infant that are unmatched by formula products. From digestive health to lifelong immunity, breastfeeding is nature’s aid to our wellness building blocks. Many women are opting to breastfeed their children to give them the gift...

Ignoring Your Chronic Cough Will Harm Your Health

A chronic cough is not to be taken lightly, especially when it lasts longer than eight weeks for adults, or four weeks for children. Chronic cough is usually a sign of an underlying condition. It is also the body’s way of telling you to promptly seek medical treatment while that...

Children and Sore Throats

As every parent knows, complaints of a sore throat are one of the most common in school age children. It is important to pay attention to these complaints, and seek treatment if they persist. Germs that invade the throat and tonsils are typically the cause of sore throats. Additional symptoms...

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