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Telltale Signs of Sinusitis in Kids May 4th, 2022

Sinusitis is the term for inflammation or swelling of your sinuses, and it is incredibly common. It causes fluid buildup and blockages in your sinuses, and is often connected with a variety of conditions, such as colds, flu, and seasonal allergies. Children and adults both experience the symptoms, however, the signs of...

3 Reasons Why Tonsillitis Should Never Go Untreated Apr 7th, 2022

While many childhood illnesses, such as colds, tonsillitis, ear infections and bronchitis are a common part of growing up, the infections can be difficult for both kids and parents due to loss time from work and school and secondary complications. Tonsillitis, a condition that affects many children during the ages...

What Causes Frequent Nosebleeds? Mar 10th, 2022

Your respiratory system is essential for breathing, and the process of taking in air starts with your nose. While you do take in air from both your mouth and your nose, your mouth has several functions (such as eating and speaking), but your nose filters debris while warming and moistening...

The Role of Your Thyroid Gland in Your Hormone Health Feb 10th, 2022

Many parts of your body are used to help maintain necessary function, but few are more important than the endocrine system to regulate how your body works. This network of glands and organs secretes different types of hormones throughout your body. These signals control many bodily functions, like mood, growth,...

Why Are Children More Susceptible to Ear Infections? Jan 30th, 2022

Your ability to hear is a crucial part of communication and getting a sense of the world around you. Our ears collect sound waves and process the sounds into things we can understand by sending those signals to the brain. Any problems that affect your hearing, such as ear infections...

Common Causes of Hearing Loss Dec 14th, 2021

Hearing loss is a very common condition (third most common behind arthritis and heart disease), with 16% of U.S. adults reporting hearing trouble. Hearing loss also affects children, with 3 in 1,000 children born with some hearing loss in one or both ears, and 15% of kids and teens ages...

Understanding the Symptoms of Tinnitus and Finding Relief Nov 15th, 2021

Tinnitus is the subjective ringing or buzzing you experience in your ears that others can’t hear, and millions of people in the United States deal with. One in every 10 Americans suffer from this condition, and it is especially common among veterans. It’s often linked to other conditions such as...

Get Your Allergies Under Control with Allergy Testing Oct 1st, 2021

Allergies affect 30% of adults and 40-50% of children in the US. Over 50 million Americans struggle with allergic responses each year. Allergies are the 6th leading cause of illness in the United States, and over twelve-million physician office visits each year are caused by allergic rhinitis.  While many allergies...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Sep 3rd, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...