All About Sinus Infections

All About Sinus Infections

Sinus diseases affect about 37 million people per year in the U.S. The sinuses in the bones around the lips, nose, cheeks, and forehead are hollow recesses. They are filled with mucous membranes that typically produce fluid (mucus), which helps to trap any debris....
Preparing for Spring Allergy Season

Preparing for Spring Allergy Season

If you are susceptible, it’s time to tackle the seasonal allergies now that spring is here in Phoenix, Arizona. When the seasons shift, there is a rise in pollen and mold in the atmosphere, which means a lot of people like you are reaching for the tissues. Every...
Are Sleep Apnea and Allergies Connected?

Are Sleep Apnea and Allergies Connected?

Spring is finally here, which means the arrival of allergy season for millions of Americans. Anyone prone to pollen, dust mites, and other small debris is indeed preparing themselves for the worst. However, those who suffer from untreated obstructive sleep apnea...
Understanding Allergy Testing

Understanding Allergy Testing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that over 50 million people in the United States are allergic to something, making allergies the 6th largest cause of chronic disease in the country. You might be allergic to something if you’ve got watery...
Sinusitis Symptoms and Treatment

Sinusitis Symptoms and Treatment

The human head famously weighs eight pounds, but it could weigh a lot more if it didn’t have sinuses. Nasal sinuses are air-filled spaces in the skull that open into the nasal passages. The sinuses are on either side of the nose just behind the cheeks and between the...
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