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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition that causes a person’s airways to become obstructed, often requiring interruption of sleep in order to regain normal breathing. A person can have as many as thirty of these obstruction events an hour, restricting blood flow and causing a buildup of carbon dioxide. Around 18 million Americans have […]

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Flonase (fluticasone) is one of the most popular prescription allergy medications on the market today. A steroid nasal spray, Flonase prevents the release of inflammatory substances in the body that cause allergic reactions. It is used to treat varied symptoms including nasal congestion, runny noses, and sneezing, and can be used in adults or children […]

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A new, anonymous survey was conducted jointly by the Entellus Medical firm and SinusSurgeryOptions.com that determined that sinusitis can have a significant negative impact on quality of life. Sinusitis refers to the inflammation of the nasal passages. This condition is usually caused by an infection, but it can also be the result of allergies, autoimmune […]

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When allergy season is in full swing, many of us hope that a good rain will bring us relief by washing away allergens, like pollen and mold, out of the air. Sadly, this is not necessarily true. New research is emerging that there may be a few people who actually suffer increased symptoms when the […]

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Anyone who has chronic sinusitis is quite familiar with the pressure behind the eyes, headaches, constant dripping nose and coughing that go hand in hand with the condition. While there are many effective methods for treating the symptoms, those who suffer from this illness could experience other serious health effects because of their condition. Here […]

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For those with asthma, an asthma attack can be overwhelming and frightening. The best way to control your asthma is by understanding the warning signs, avoiding triggers and following your doctor’s treatment plans. What is an Asthma Attack? An asthma attack is any shortness of breath that interrupts the well-being and requires medication or intervention […]

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Summer is here, and with it comes all of the outdoor activities families, friends and kids seem to live for in the summer: barbeques, pool parties, amusement parks and picnics. While the gatherings are fun, for families with members that suffer from allergies, planning can seem impossible. Here are a few tips to help you […]

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We all know how dangerous exposure to the sun’s UV rays can be, and few of us have not experienced sunburn at some point in our lives. Because of the dangers of skin cancer, we should all know that it is exceptionally important to have the maximum protection from an effective and safe sunscreen when […]

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When you hear sleep apnea, you probably think it is a grown up problem, but sadly an increasing number of young children and teens are diagnosed with sleep apnea each year. To date, it is estimated that as much as 10 percent of children snore, and four percent of those suffer from sleep apnea. In […]

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If you or a family member suffer from food allergies, then you already know how difficult it can be to enjoy eating dinner out. But with a few tips and tricks, you can confidently order your favorite dishes without fear of having to reach for your Epi-Pen.  With a sit down restaurant, you have the […]

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