Everyone benefits from a good night’s sleep, but kids especially need sleep during their developmental years. When a child has a sleep disorder like sleep apnea, they simply aren’t getting this crucial rest.
You’re undergoing sinus surgery to improve your breathing and are anxious to get to your final results. Recovering from sinus surgery requires a little patience, which pays off when you can breathe freely.
One-third of kids get a sore throat at least once a year, so it’s safe to say that sore throats are just part of childhood. Persistent, frequent, and/or painful sore throats, however, are not, and here’s what might be behind them.
Allergic rhinitis — the word for an allergic reaction involving your nose and, more often than not, congestion. If you’re struggling with constant congestion, testing for allergies is a good place to start.
A cold makes its way through your household, and nighttime is far from quiet as your kids snore due to congestion. Or, maybe every night is a noisy affair thanks to snoring. Here’s what you should know about kids and snoring.
Identifying health issues in children, especially infants, and toddlers, can be tricky, given communication barriers. This is certainly true of hearing loss, which is why looking for these markers can help.
Your head is pounding, and you’re hesitant to move for fear of worsening the pain. Sinus headaches can be very unpleasant, which is one of the reasons why we offer relief through same-day appointments.
Four out five children will develop at least one ear infection before their third birthday. Ear infections in infants and kids are commonplace, and we explore why this is and what we can do about them.
Most of us snore from time to time due to a common cold, allergies, or a late night out with friends. The snoring that comes with sleep apnea, however, is an altogether different and potentially serious issue.
Approximately 32 million kids and adults in the United States have food allergies, and that number is on the rise. To help you identify a potential food allergy, we outline some of the more common signs.
Approximately 15% of adults in the United States have some hearing difficulties, and the problem tends to get worse with age. Here are some signs of early hearing loss and what we can do to help you hear clearly again.
Your child develops frequent throat infections, or they’re having trouble breathing when they sleep. These are two instances in which removing the tonsils and adenoids may be the best course of action.
Like millions of others, you have allergies that have no small impact on your life. While you do the best you can to manage the allergies, you want a longer-term solution, which may be found in immunotherapy. Here’s how.
If you suffer from frequent sinus infections, nasal polyps may be partly to blame. Discover how these benign growths can affect your sense of smell and your ability to breathe easily and find out what you can do about them.
What is epistaxis? It’s the doctor word for nosebleeds, because doctors have to have a special word for everything. It’s literally when, well, blood comes out of the nose. It’s a simple idea, but it can be a complex problem.
Wait! I thought my driveway was black asphalt. Well, it is for most of the year, but suddenly, it has a distinct green sheen. What’s going on? It’s springtime in Southeastern Virginia, and the trees are pollinating.
One of the most common complaints seen in an ENT office is the reported sinus infection. Symptoms include congestion, headache, runny nose and post nasal drip. Oh, but wait. Those symptoms are also seen with colds and allergies.
In recent years, there has been a push to perform more surgeries in the office setting. Most of these are modifications of procedures performed in the operating room with IV sedation or general anesthesia.