18

Jan

Man holding daughter in a field

Do Allergy Shots Work?

With allergy shots, specific amounts of allergen extracts are injected into the arm, causing the body to produce antibodies that block allergic symptoms over time. Also known as "allergen immunotherapy,” it strengthens the immune system to provide lasting relief while preve...

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18

Jan

Man holding his nose in pain

Why Do I Wake Up After Only 2 Hours Of Sleep?

Most people wake up once or twice during the night. But when you can’t go back to sleep, it’s essential to figure out the cause to treat the problem and get some rest. Here are the lifestyle factors, general health conditions, and sleep disorders causing you to wake u...

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13

Dec

Woman coughing and holding her throat

Is My Consistent Cough a Sinus Problem?

The glands in the throat, airways, nose, intestinal tract, and stomach produce large amounts of mucus. In fact, research has shown that the nose produces about a quart of mucus every day. Mucus is a wet and thick substance that supports the body by keeping its inner lining moist...

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13

Dec

Man holding his ear in pain

Why Does My Ear Hurt on the Inside?

Anyone who’s experienced inner ear pain knows how troubling it can be. As the ears are a sensitive part of the body, patients naturally feel anxiety about potential issues that develop within them. In many cases, the exact cause of ear pain can be difficult for patients to...

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29

Nov

Woman sleeping in bed

What Causes Difficulty Sleeping?

If you’re having difficulty sleeping, you’re definitely not alone. 50-70 million Americans have trouble sleeping well at night. If you’re tossing and turning at night, feeling exhausted all day, and missing the solid night of sleep you once had, you are probably...

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29

Nov

Woman grabbing her nose in discomfort/pain.

What Triggers Sinusitis?

Sinusitis is an inflammation or swelling of the tissue lining the sinuses, the hollow spaces within the bones behind your cheekbones, in your forehead, and between your eyes. The sinuses make mucus. When they are healthy, they are filled with air. When sinuses are blocked, they f...

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12

Oct

Physician fitting patient with hearing aid

Are there solutions for permanent hearing loss?

Hearing loss makes everyday activities like interacting with loved ones, watching TV, and scheduling appointments much more difficult. It makes sense why getting a hearing loss diagnosis can be an emotional and challenging time.Medical technology is rapidly advancing, and you ma...

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12

Oct

Male physician examing female patient's ear

What are the leading causes of hearing loss?

Because the ear’s primary functions are hearing and helping maintain balance, ear problems such as hearing loss can impact the ability to communicate and function effectively. It is a common problem for older adults, but hearing loss can affect people of all ages.If your h...

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30

Sep

Man sleeping

How To Help Sleep Apnea

Sleep is vital for our physical health, mental health, and general well-being. Unfortunately, for many people, getting enough sleep is a nightly challenge that can seem almost impossible to overcome. One of the most significant causes of difficulty sleeping is obstructive sleep a...

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30

Sep

Physician examining a female patient's nose

4 Signs You Might Have A Sleep Disorder

If you’re suffering from restless nights and tired days, you might be wondering if you have a sleep disorder. A sleep disorder is any type of chronic condition that stops you from getting a good night of sleep, including snoring, sleep apnea, insomnia, and a number of other...

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