03

Dec

How to Treat Clogged Ears

Factors both inside and outside of the ears can cause them to become clogged. When the ears are clogged, it can cause pain and discomfort and affect hearing and balance. Call your doctor if you experience severe symptoms with clogged ears, or if symptoms persist for more than two...

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03

Dec

How to Get Rid of a Stuffy Nose

If the nasal tissues and blood vessels swell, it results in congestion. A stuffy nose can be a reaction to environmental substances that inflame or irritate the nasal tissues, an infection, virus, or allergies.  When is it time to see a doctor for a stuffy nose? In many case...

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03

Dec

How Long Do Hearing Aids Last?

Hearing aids do not last forever, and with time, must be replaced. Typically, you can expect hearing aids to last between two and seven years before they fail. Every type of hearing aid varies in how long they are expected to last, and the lifespan will vary, person to person.&nb...

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03

Dec

Woman using nasal spray.

How Can I Stop My Allergies?

If you experience symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, sinus congestion, itchy, watery eyes, and headaches, you are not alone. One in five Americans suffers from allergies. Not only can these symptoms make you miserable, but they can also lead to more severe health issues. Fort...

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03

Dec

ENT vs Otolaryngologist

What is the difference between an Otolaryngologist and an ENT? An ENT is an ear, nose, and throat specialist. “Otolaryngologist” is just another word for the same medical specialty. The only difference is that ENT is easier to remember and to pronounce. ENT specialist...

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03

Dec

Female physician with female patient

9 Reasons to See an ENT in Texas

An ENT is an ear, nose, and throat specialist, an “otolaryngologist,” who has dedicated five more years of intensive, post-graduate training after medical school. These specialists are the experts in treating a range of health conditions affecting that area of the bod...

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03

Dec

7 Signs You Have Allergies

Symptoms of seasonal allergies are very similar to the symptoms of the common cold. They both involve congestion, sneezing, and a runny nose. Particularly when they are mild, allergy and cold symptoms can be almost identical. Nevertheless, the following clear signs can help you d...

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03

Dec

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6 Ways to Relieve Acid Reflux

Acid reflux, or “GERD” (gastroesophageal reflux disease), affects millions of Americans. This condition has a range of symptoms, including a hoarse voice, an unpleasant taste in the mouth, frequent bouts of heartburn, or symptoms that mimic a heart attack.  The e...

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09

Oct

Diagram of earbud in an ear canal

Headphones and Hearing Loss

Most of us are aware that loud noises can damage our hearing. The pandemic has altered our social lives, so loud concerts, big gatherings, and noisy restaurants have had little to no effect on us for some time now. Instead, we have traded boisterous, crowded rooms for cranked-up...

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08

Oct

TENTS: Our Philosophy of Care

Texas ENT Specialists is one of the leading ENT networks in the nation. We’re often asked what sets us apart from others and our answer is always the same: At TENTS, patients are our priority, and our philosophy of care extends beyond the clinic. Patient education translate...

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