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Headaches May Be Caused by Something Other than Tension

Headaches are a common complaint among adults of all ages. Often, this troublesome condition is believed to be caused by tension and is treated with over-the-counter medication. Headaches can have other origins, though, including various problems occurring in the ears, nose, or throat. If you experience frequent or persistent headaches and don’t find much relief […]


Causes of Chronic Snoring

Think you don’t snore? You’d probably be wrong. Most of us snore now and then. Studies suggest that nearly half of the population snores on occasion. However, most people aren’t bothered by their slight noise. It’s only about 25% of people who snore regularly and, shall we say, intensely. Loud snoring on a nightly basis […]


Allergies St. Louis, MO

We Have an Innovative Fix for Chronic Rhinitis

Postnasal drip. Sneezing, An itchy nose. Congestion. These common frustrations may be mistaken for allergies. However, allergies are only one reason that these nasal symptoms may develop. Described as chronic rhinitis, excessive mucus secretion, congestion, and other manifestations of inflammation don’t have to disrupt daily activities. If you feel more comfortable having a box of […]


Sinusitis May Not Look Like You Expect

Each year, millions of Americans struggle with the discomfort of sinus inflammation or infection. Some people refer to sinus problems as a cold, sinus infection, or sinusitis. Clinically, there are a few ways that this inflammation is described. Acute sinusitis may last no more than 4 weeks, subacute sinusitis can last up to 8 weeks, […]


Sleep Apnea: How it Affects Health and How to Spot It

Sleep apnea is a relatively common problem that is often described as a sleep disorder. In actuality, sleep apnea is closely tied to the ear, nose, and throat. If you’ve read or heard anything about sleep apnea, you may relate this condition to loud snoring. There’s much more to it than that. Sleep apnea can […]


Hearing Loss Festus MO

That Muffled Hearing Could Relate to Allergies

Allergy season is usually in full swing around this time of year, and that means lots of watery eyes and runny noses. Most people are well aware of the typical signs of allergies. What often gets missed is the way in which allergies, by way of the sinuses, can affect the ears. Actually, allergies could […]


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 […]


Nasal Obstruction St. Louis, MO

Could Dust Mites be the Cause of Your Allergy Symptoms?

When one encounters a stuffy nose, watery eyes, and sneezing now and then, it may take months or even years for them to realize they are exhibiting allergy symptoms. When we begin to discuss the idea of allergies, only certain factors come to mind. Most people recognize allergies as they relate to the environment, to […]


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 […]


Should You See a Doctor about That Sore Throat?

If we were to take a poll, chances are we would see that the colder weather we experience this time of year coincides with a higher number of sore throat complaints. Is it something in the air? Sort of. Initially, the dry air we are constantly engulfed in during the winter months may cause a […]


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