Posts by Kim Meyer:

Seasonal Allergies St. Louis, MO

When Post-Nasal Drip is a Problem

Mucus is a normal part of life that we normally pay no attention to. We may even forget that there is mucus at the right parts of our respiratory tract, keeping us healthy by trapping germs and escorting out of the body. Sometimes, the consistency and volume of mucus changes. Slight changes such as mucus […]


When Bad Breath Comes from Your Throat

Bad breath. It’s a problem most of us wish to avoid whenever possible. If you spend time brushing in the morning and at night and you floss your teeth and drink plenty of water throughout the day, it is only right to expect that your breath would be relatively fresh most of the time. The […]


Dust Mite Allergies St. Louis, MO

A Few Things You Should Know Before Your Next Flight

This is a time of year during which more people may find themselves in the air – literally. Flying to another city, state, or country can be a fun adventure. That is unless you get sick after being in close quarters with dozens of other people. Patients who visit our St. Louis sinus center often […]


Sinusitis Treatment St. Louis, MO

Common Causes of Sinus Infection

Sinus infection is a common condition that you know you don’t want to experience again once you’ve had one. The pressure, pain, and fatigue that characterize this infection can make it difficult to get out of bed. To know how to decrease your chances of getting a sinus infection, it helps to know what might […]


Seasonal Allergies St. Louis, MO

Allergies in Winter? Not the Gift you Want to Receive This Season!

We usually associate budding trees and blooming flowers with allergies, not frosted grass and frigid temperatures. Because of this, there are many people who struggle all winter long with symptoms they cannot understand. The truth is, there is such a thing as winter allergies. When you know this, you can be prepared should symptoms arise. […]


Sleep Apnea and Snoring Center St. Louis MO

What is CPAP Therapy?

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can severely compromise long-term health and wellness. For this reason, reliable treatment is critical. While there may be lifestyle modifications that can alleviate the symptoms of sleep apnea, such as losing weight and sleeping with the head slightly elevated, medical treatment may be an immediate necessity. CPAP has […]


Allergies St Louis, MO

Fall is Just Around the Corner: What Does That Means for Your Allergies?

Anyone who suffers from seasonal allergies knows that it isn’t just the transition from spring to summer that can create problems. Fall is also a time of year when pollen counts might rise and air gets dry and, believe it or not, mold may thrive. The increase in indoor time may not help allergy sufferers. […]


Nasal Obstruction St. Louis, MO | Are You Still Using that Nasal Decongestant Spray?

Are You Still Using that Nasal Decongestant Spray?

Nasal congestion can be frustrating even if it only lasts a few days. If you seem to struggle to get enough air to pass through your nasal airway, you may have come to rely on decongestant sprays more than you’d like. These products are easy to obtain over-the-counter and do provide fast relief. Sometimes, that […]


Sinus Polyps St. Louis, MO

Nasal Polyps: When Do They Need to Be Removed?

The presence of nasal polyps can be disruptive to your day-to-day life. They can make it difficult to breathe while you sleep and when you exercise. Nasal polyps also increase the risk of sinus infections and other frustrating problems. Still, does that mean they should be surgically removed? Here, we discuss the potential treatment options […]


Balloon Sinus Dilation St. Louis, MO

Balloon Sinus Dilation Recovery

Balloon sinus dilation has become a preferred procedure in recent years. This non-surgical alternative to sinus surgery offers long-term relief from chronic sinusitis and other persistent symptoms. We are proud to be a leading practice for balloon sinus dilation in St. Louis. It is important to us that patients realize they have options for restoring […]


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