Blog - AtlantaENT Sinus & Allergy Associates, P.C.

Food allergies can be some of the worst, most deadly ailments a person can face. For those who are unprepared, a sudden attack can close off air passages and quickly land a person in the hospital, or worse.

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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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Sleep apnea is a serious disorder that affects up to 12 million people every year in the United States. It is also, unfortunately, a nearly invisible illness that all-too-often goes undiagnosed, especially in postmenopausal women. This is because the symptoms can be hard to catch. After all, the sufferer is sleeping so they don’t realize […]

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Allergies are the worst, and the fall season tends to see them spike dramatically. For millions of people who suffer from ragweed and mold sensitivity, this time of year can be a nightmare, especially if the typical treatment of antihistamines don’t do the trick. There are things that can be done, however, to lessen the […]

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There has been a lot of research done recently on the effects sleep apnea has on quality of life, including excessive tiredness, mood swings, lack of focus and concentration and a broad range of other mental and emotional conditions. Now, a new study has come to light that suggests treatments can actually help the brain […]

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Sleep issues are far more common than people realize, affecting millions of people every year. For those with sinus problems, the issue is even worse. Not only does the stuffiness and drip keep you awake, you suffer from pain and pressure on top of the lack of sleep. This leads to poor focus and attention, […]

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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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Hundreds of thousands of people across the United States suffer from heart and lung problems every year, with nearly 160,000 Americans expected to die from lung cancer, the leading cause of death from cancer in the nation. Everyone knows that smoking is a key cause of lung cancer, but there are other environmental factors as […]

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Those who suffer with severe chronic sinusitis know what a nightmare it can be: constant pain and pressure in your face, soreness in your nose, continual stuffiness and mucus, runny noses and coughing. Sinusitis can not only ruin your day it can interfere with your life. Worse, you may feel that treatments often either provide […]

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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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