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Making a list of back to school purchases is something most parents do. Parents of children with allergies should be making another list as well. Preparation both at home and at the school can help to prevent children accidently being exposed to foods that will cause a reaction. In the unlikely event of an allergic […]

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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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A study published in the online journal Pediatrics shows that children who have sickle cell anemia are at a higher risk of developing sleep apnea than children without the disease. Sickle cell disease occurs in 1 out of every 500 in newborns nationally, with those of African American heritage being most likely to be diagnosed. […]

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A study published on April 3, 2014 in the European Respiratory Journal adds another health risk to the ever-growing list of evidence that links sleep apnea with diabetes. Researchers looked at the data of 5,294 participants with sleep apnea. They found that the levels of glucose concentration were tied to the severity of sleep apnea, […]

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By now, we should all know the dangers of obstructive sleep apnea. Heart disease, heart attack, stroke, depression; the list goes on and on. Unfortunately, despite this knowledge, the majority of the 18 million estimated Americans with sleep apnea are not getting diagnosed. Largely, its due to the fact that traditional sleep studies are intimidating […]

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Atlanta ENT is proud to announce that our new, state of the art sleep center is now open and accepting patients. Patients with sleep problems and sleep disorders will now have access to diagnostic services, including home sleep studies, on-location overnight sleep studies and C-Pap sleep tests with C-PAP and Bi-PAP machines on-site. Previously, our […]

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Rhinoplasty, or a “nose job,” is one of the most sought after cosmetic surgeries. It is also one of the most complex and challenging cosmetic surgeries, requiring a combination of surgical skills and artistry. Because the nose is such a predominate feature of the face, you should select your surgeon with care. Rhinoplasty is used […]

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As part of our aesthetics week, we are taking a detailed look at the various non-surgical treatments Dr. Walker offers at the Atlanta ENT Aesthetics Center. In this blog, we will answer some of the Frequently Asked Questions about Juvederm® What is Juvederm®? Juvederm® is an injectable dermal filler that is used by plastic surgeons […]

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As part of our aesthetics week, we are taking a detailed look at the various non-surgical treatments Dr. Walker offers at the Atlanta ENT Aesthetics Center. In this blog, we will answer some of the Frequently Asked Questions about BOTOX®. What is BOTOX®? BOTOX® is a prescription medication that is injected into the muscles of […]

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