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Signs Of Sleep Apnea


Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that affects more than 18 million Americans. It causes pauses in breathing while a person sleeps. It affects all age groups, including children. Sleep apnea is not like any other sleep disorder. If left undetected and untreated, it can cause serious health Read more

Chronic Sinusitis: New procedure available


Intense pressure, pain, congestion and headaches. These are typical symptoms of a condition more than 700,000 Washingtonians are living with called chronic sinusitis. Now a new, minimally-invasive treatment is providing desperately sought relief to patients without any surgery. Paula Davis has suffered from chronic sinus infections for years. She feels it Read more

Options to rule out obstructive sleep apnea


In any patient with severe snoring, there is a possibility of having obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). OSA is a potentially life threatening condition caused by a complete collapse of your airway when getting into deep sleep. This can be mild, moderate or severe. Patients with mild Read more

Deviated Septum

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The shape of your nasal cavity could be the cause of chronic sinusitis. The nasal septum is the wall dividing the nasal cavity into halves; it is composed of a central supporting skeleton covered on each side by mucous membrane. The front portion of this natural partition is a firm but bendable structure made mostly of cartilage and is covered by skin that has a substantial supply of blood vessels. The ideal nasal septum is exactly midline, separating the left and right sides of the nose into passageways Read more […]


Allergies

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Forty-five million Americans suffer from a recurring problem called allergy. Allergic rhinitis was once known as hay fever because workers would sneeze and develop nasal and sinus congestion when they worked around hay in the fields. Hay fever, asthma, and eczema are the most common symptoms of an allergic reaction.

Allergy symptoms appear when the body’s immune system begins to respond to a substance as though it were a dangerous invader (called an antigen or allergen). It does this by sending Read more […]


Epistaxis

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What causes a nosebleed?
Most nosebleeds (epistaxis) are mere nuisances. But some are quite frightening, and a few are even life threatening. Physicians classify nosebleeds into two different types.

Anterior nosebleed:┬áMost nosebleeds begin in the front of the septum, the semi-rigid wall that separates the two nostrils of the nose. The septum contains blood vessels that can be broken by a blow to the nose or the edge of a sharp fingernail. This type of nosebleed comes from the front of the nose Read more […]



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