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The pollen count for Atlanta has exceeded record after record this year, keeping those with allergy problems quite uncomfortable. The spring weather is gorgeous — many are eager to get outside and breathe the fresh air, facing the consequences associated with counts over 6,000. With the grasses set to peak in May, those who live […]

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It’s that time again. Spring is upon us, and with it comes pet shedding, pollen and the start of air quality action days. The allergy season brings with it stuffy noses, itchy and watery eyes, headaches and all the discomfort associated with it. Unfortunately, the allergy season is hitting earlier than usual this year and […]

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Have you ever been out with your friends at a restaurant, only to find out you cannot eat anything on the menu? Do you skip straight to the bottom of a restaurant’s menu to see if they offer gluten-free dishes or substitutions? Food allergies greatly influence where, what and how you eat. It can be […]

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Have you ever gone to a restaurant and had to return the food to the kitchen because it had peanuts in it? Do you fear ordering a dish that has soy as an ingredient? If you answer yes to either of these questions, you probably have a food allergy. You are not alone — four […]

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For people that suffer from seasonal allergies, the arrival of spring is dreaded for one reason: pollen. Every year, people look to the pollen index and forecast to decide whether or not they want to leave their homes. Pollen can cause allergy and asthma symptoms to worsen. It is important to know the pollen count […]

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When your child has problems with their ear, nose or throat, you should seek a specialist for treatment. These specialists, called Pediatric Otolaryngologists, are experts in the illnesses affecting these regions in kids, and can provide the best experience and qualifications to treat these problems. When you are not sure what ENT issues your child has, […]

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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 condition is still treatable. Women […]

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If your snoring has become a problem for you and your partner, the pillar procedure is a treatment option to consider. It is a minor surgery under local anesthesia that is performed in the doctor’s office. This procedure has been proven to effectively treat habitual snoring and mild to moderate obstructive sleep apnea.

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According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, 30 percent of adults have insomnia. One in every 10 adults have chronic insomnia. Some people experience periods insomnia associated with seasonal changes. Winter insomnia may be symptomatic of a condition called Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Winter insomnia may also result from the effect of reduced daylight […]

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According to the Mayo Clinic, half of adults snore. Snoring is a loud, hoarse sound that occurs when airflow through the mouth and nose becomes obstructed as you sleep. Most times snoring is normal, such as when you have a stuffy nose from a cold or sinus infection. Loud and excessive snoring, however, can be […]

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