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Dry Sinuses Can Lead to Winter Sinus Infections

Winter Sinus Problems

Have you or your kids been experiencing nosebleeds, headaches, or a sore throat? It may be due to dry sinuses – just one more unpleasant ENT problem brought on by winter. There are many at-home remedies you can try to alleviate your symptoms, but you’ll need to see a doctor if it’s turned into a…

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Common Nasal Problems and Solutions

Sinus Problems

When your nose isn’t working, it can affect your ability to smell, taste, and breathe. In some cases, it can also cause facial pain and headaches. If you’re experiencing nasal symptoms that are causing you misery, it’s important to seek medical attention so you can start enjoying life again. In particular, here are the three…

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Common Causes of Sinus Infections

Sinus Infection Causes

If you’re familiar with the pain, pressure and fatigue that sinus infections bring, you’re not alone. Millions of patients suffer from sinus infections each year, but some are more susceptible to getting them again and again. Find out what’s causing your sinuses to become blocked so you can avoid infection and get relief.    …

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What Is Causing My Stuffy Nose?

Stuffy Nose Relief

Nasal congestion can be annoying when you feel like you can’t breathe, or you breathe through your mouth to take in enough air. It can cause headaches, trouble sleeping and fatigue so if you’ve been dealing with a stuffy nose for some time, it’s worth it to determine the cause.         Reasons…

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Treatment for Winter Sinus Problems

Winter Sinus Infections

Many of us deal with a stuffy nose, stopped up ears and post-nasal drip throughout the year, but for some, sinus problems get worse in colder months. Let’s discuss why your symptoms may be flaring up so you can get relief.           Causes of Winter Sinus Problems There are several reasons…

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Sound Health ENT Physicians Can Fix Your Deviated Septum

Deviated Septum

Does your nose bleed easily? Do you have difficulty breathing through your nose? Do you suffer from frequent sinus infections? If you’ve been dealing with these issues for a long time and have had trouble finding relief, you may want to consider seeing an ENT physician as the shape of your nasal cavity could be…

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The Difference Between Bacterial and Viral Sinus Infections

Sinus Infection Viral or Bacterial

Stuffiness. Sinus pain. Pressure. All of these symptoms could indicate a problem with your sinuses, but if you don’t get the appropriate diagnosis, you won’t get relief. Find out why it’s important for a doctor to decide whether your symptoms indicate a viral or bacterial infection so you can get the right treatment.    …

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The Causes and Treatments for Nasal Polyps

Loss of small nasal polyps

Have you been experiencing breathing problems, frequent sinus infections or a lost sense of smell? Especially if you deal with allergies or asthma, you could have nasal polyps. These soft, teardrop-shaped growths in the nasal passages often grow due to chronic inflammation in the sinuses and can cause annoying symptoms.       Why Nasal…

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What is Endoscopic Sinus Surgery?

Sinus Relief Surgery

Patients who suffer from recurring sinusitis and other sinus problems may have structural issues that prevent them from getting relief from medications. Through endoscopic sinus surgery, specially trained doctors at Sound Health can remove blockages such as nasal polyps that trap bacteria and cause pain and infection. Endoscopic sinus surgery has been very successful at…

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Get Relief from St. Louis Summertime Sinus Problems

Summertime Pollen Allergies

The end of spring may have brought relief for some allergy sufferers, but if you’re sensitive to summer allergens, sinus problems may still be an issue. Many St. Louisans suffer from summer allergies and sinus discomfort, thanks to high pollen counts, exhaust from busy motorists, and changes in air pressure during travel. To prevent sinusitis…

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