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Sinus Balloon Surgery: why you may be a Candidate for Treatment

There are several reasons why you might want to consider sinus balloon surgery. If you’re a person who has suffered sinus infections for any extended period of time, rather than just an occasional episode, you’re probably well aware of all

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Signs and Symptoms

Many of us lack the sleep that we need. According to the CDC, insufficient sleep is a public health problem. Adults need an average of 7-8 hours of sleep a night. When people do not sleep well, they have trouble concentrating,

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Who Can Perform the Balloon Sinuplasty Treatment?

If sinusitis is giving you trouble, then you will eventually seek relief from your doctor. However, your primary care physician can only diagnose the symptoms of your condition. You will need to receive surgical intervention, which can only be performed by a

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What Causes Sinusitis Symptoms?

Sinusitis is a disorder that is debilitating, and its reach is far and wide. With more than 37 million people diagnosed in the U.S. every year, one has to wonder what causes sinusitis symptoms to distress so many people. Unfortunately, it

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The Debilitating Effects of Insomnia

Every once in a while we experience a sleepless night or two. However, having many concurrent sleepless nights is a cause for concern. This is what is known as insomnia. When this happens, it is time to consult a physician

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Sphenoid Sinusitis and Balloon Sinuplasty

The sphenoid sinuses are located in an area just behind the sphenoid bone of the skull. When your sinusitis symptoms start to affect this area, your condition is severe. If you are looking for a solution to this sphenoid sinusitis,

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Harmful Effects of Delaying Surgery

We’ve talked before about how to eliminate the fear of surgery for sinusitis patients, but people are still understandably afraid of surgery.  Some patients are also stubborn. They feel their condition is not as serious as it seems. What happens

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Balloon Sinuplasty: The Answer to Sinusitis

If you have trouble breathing due to inflammation or swelling of the sinuses, you most likely suffer from sinusitis. When left untreated, this disorder can become chronic and persist for more than 8 weeks. As you may have guessed, dealing

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