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Understanding Sinusitis in Children

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Sinusitis, a common ailment among both adults and children, occurs when the sinuses become inflamed. While adults often experience sinusitis due to factors like allergies or infections, pediatric sinusitis has its own set of causes and symptoms. As a parent, it’s important to recognize the signs of sinusitis in your child and understand how to manage it effectively. What is …

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Sinus Infections

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Have you ever experienced a sinus infection? If you have, you are definitely not alone. Nearly 35 million people experience a sinus infection at least one time every year. The sinuses are air filled pockets that are behind the eyebrows, cheeks, forehead, and between the ears. These pockets are lined with tissue that produces mucus which is important because it …

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Regular Exercise May Help Improve Your Ear, Nose & Throat Issues

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The countless benefits of exercise are widely known: increased energy enhances oxygen and blood circulation, and reduces health risks. But did you know that exercise can also help improve ear, nose, and throat (ENT) issues? Common ENT issues include tonsillitis, ear infections, sinus infections, colds, and flu. These illnesses are caused by a bacterial or viral infection that impacts the …

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Does Cold Weather Contribute to ENT Issues?

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As temperatures decrease and we navigate the winter months, people tend to experience more issues related to the ear, nose, and throat. We often associate colder weather with ear infections, the common cold, and the flu. But does cold weather cause these ENT issues? Though many people experience these common winter illnesses, cold weather is not the actual cause. Colder …

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All About Deviated Septums 

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A deviated septum is characterized by the nasal septum being further on one side of the nose rather than centered. The nasal septum is made of bone and cartilage which forms a wall that separates the nostrils, dividing them into two. This constructs the left and right airways which facilitates breathing through our nose. For optimal airflow, the nasal septum …