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Sinusitis / Sinus Infections

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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