Meeting With An ENT Specialist

Four Ways To Control Your Hay Fever

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Hay fever is nothing to sneeze at; with troublesome symptoms like sneezing, itchy eyes, runny nose, sinus pain, and wheezing, it can easily interfere with your activities of daily life. Learn how to better manage your hay fever symptoms so that you do not have to sacrifice your outside time. Many people find that a combination of treatments works best to alleviate their symptoms. 1. Take a Daily Antihistamine You may think that you should only take an antihistamine when your hay fever symptoms are especially problematic; this is not the case. Read More»

2 Benefits Provided By Allergy Testing

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An allergy test can often be a valuable tool if you find that you are suffering from some type of allergic reaction around your home or elsewhere in your environment but have no idea what that allergen is. Allergy testing can take the form of either a simple skin prick test that applies a very small amount of various allergens to the surface of your skin in order to see if there is a reaction or a blood test that is often used when the skin test would be difficult to evaluate because of a skin condition or medication. Read More»

A Quick Guide To Understanding And Treating Sleep Apnea At Its Different Stages

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If you have recently been diagnosed with sleep apnea, the mere diagnosis is not enough to form a treatment plan or even to have a clear understanding of the problem. Instead, you will also need to know the stage of the disease, as illustrated by the severity and frequency of its symptoms. That information will permit you and your physician to work together to effectively treat the issue, which might include specific procedures suggested by your primary care physician or ENT specialist, that are only appropriate for specific stages of sleep apnea. Read More»

Signs That It Might Be Time For A Hearing Aid

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If you are trying to decide whether you need to make an appointment with an ENT specialist about getting a hearing aid, you will want to keep reading. If you find that you can relate to some of the points mentioned below, then it might be time to start thinking about your hearing aid options. The Phone Conversation Is Never Loud Enough If you have a hard time hearing the person on the other end of the line, despite having turned up the volume all of the way, you could be experiencing some hearing loss. Read More»