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Is It a Cold or Sinus Infection? Know the Difference

Cold or Sinus Infection

Coming down with what is known as the “winter bug” is no fun, especially since the temperatures are dropping outside. People spend more time indoors to escape the cold, but […]

Top 10 Ways to Soothe a Sore Throat

Ways to Soothe a Sore Throat

Let’s face it. Nobody likes to have a sore throat. Your throat is sore, scratchy and your voice is hoarse. While sore throats can stem from a variety of conditions, […]

The Top Underlying Causes of Sinusitis

Causes of Sinusitis

Your sinuses provide life for your body, but when they are inflamed, and the flow of oxygen is interrupted, and your body feels the effects as a result. Sinus infections […]

Tips for Traveling with Allergies

Tips for Traveling with Allergies

November is here and the holidays are right around the corner, and for some of us, this means hitting the road. Some of the busiest travel days of the year […]

Recover Your Voice Quickly with These Helpful Laryngitis Tips

Laryngitis Tips

When you have a case of laryngitis, your voice box, or larynx, becomes angry and inflamed. This inflammation prevents your vocal cords from vibrating properly and can put a damper […]

Lower Your Pitch with Thyroplasty Surgery

Thyroplasty Surgery

It doesn’t matter if you are a guy with a high-pitched voice, or a girl with a low-pitched voice, not sounding like your gender can have negative repercussions on a […]

How to Keep Your Sinuses Healthy

How to Avoid Sinus Problems

Dealing with sinus pressure and pain is something that many of us have in common. In fact, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology, more than 37 million Americans experience […]

Have a Nosebleed? Learn What to Do

What to Do When You Have a Nosebleed

Nosebleeds are one of those sorts of things that we all get from time to time, but nobody likes to talk about it. Luckily, getting a nosebleed is pretty common […]

Diet and Pollen Allergies: Top Foods to Avoid

Diet and Pollen Allergies

We recently discussed grass pollen allergies and some ways to help counteract your symptoms from seasonal allergic rhinitis, but did you know that what you eat could also be adding […]

Is it a Sinus Headache or a Migraine? How to Tell the Difference

Sinus Headache or a Migraine

With the appearance of spring, comes the arrival of allergy season and it’s in full force this year! While the weather is warming up and many of us are spending […]