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Better Sleep in the New Year by Conquering Snoring

If you or your partner snores, you're well aware of how disruptive it can be to sleep. Snoring may also indicate an underlying medical issue that should be looked into. Snoring is a general term that refers to any sound from the mouth or nose that people make during sleep. The sound most commonly is [...]

By |January 7th, 2018|Throat|Comments Off on Better Sleep in the New Year by Conquering Snoring

Balance Disorders: Causes and Treatment

Your Orlando Ear, Nose, and Throat specialists are experts in diagnosing and treating balance disorders. Our trained audiologists can help you to understand and improve unsteady balanced caused by inner ear issues. Balance disorders can make you feel unsteady, dizzy, and nauseated. You may feel as though you're moving or the world around you is spinning [...]

By |December 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Balance Disorders: Causes and Treatment

IPL vs. Laser for Pigmentation

In our most recent post, we delved into what intense pulsed light (IPL) treatment is. If you're considering an IPL treatment to lighten your skin pigmentation, you may also be considering a laser treatment. In this post, we'll look at the differences and similarities between the two types of treatments. Both IPL and laser treatments are medical devices, so [...]

By |November 21st, 2017|Head and Neck|Comments Off on IPL vs. Laser for Pigmentation

What is Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Laser Treatment?

Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) laser treatment is a technology that was developed in 1995. It's similar to other laser treatments except that instead of a single wavelength of light, IPL light is filtered so that only those wavelengths that are taken up by the intended surface (e.g. skin pigment, blood vessels) are used. IPL energy affect [...]

By |November 12th, 2017|Head and Neck|Comments Off on What is Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) Laser Treatment?

Bed bugs: Identification and Removal

The holiday season is nearly upon us! November through January is also the busiest travel time of the year. Whether you plan to or not, you may find yourself staying in a hotel over the next few months. Hotels are very careful about bed bug infestations, but sometimes they still happen. Here's how to identify [...]

By |November 4th, 2017|Hygiene|Comments Off on Bed bugs: Identification and Removal

ENT doctors and Allergists: What’s the difference?

Millions of Americans suffer from allergies. Allergies can occur at any time of year and at any stage of life. Sometimes allergies are present in childhood, disappear, and then reappear in adulthood. People who suffer from allergies have a condition in which the immune system reacts to something in the environment, eaten, or drunk that doesn't [...]

By |October 15th, 2017|Allergies|Comments Off on ENT doctors and Allergists: What’s the difference?

Dust Allergies and Prevention

As many as 20 million Americans are allergic to dust, specifically, dust mites. These microscopic creatures are the most common trigger for year-round allergies and asthma symptoms. While you can't completely get rid of dust mites, it's possible to lessen their hold on your home, thereby reducing your symptoms. Dust mite allergy symptoms are similar [...]

By |September 29th, 2017|Allergies|Comments Off on Dust Allergies and Prevention

Helping Kids with Stress

It's the start of a new school year! Parents may rejoice sending kids back to school, but for the kids themselves it can be a stressful time. During the school year, both coursework and social situations may cause kids stress. Some stress is expected from coursework, and a small-to-medium level of stress is actually good [...]

By |September 3rd, 2017|Pediatrics|Comments Off on Helping Kids with Stress

Symptoms of a Broken Nose

Sports and roughhousing can easily lead to a nose being accidentally smashed. A sudden impact to the nose is the most common way to break it. Everyone is at some small risk for a broken nose. Certain activities increase the risk for a broken nose, especially contact sports such as football, basketball, soccer, hockey, boxing, and [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Nose|Comments Off on Symptoms of a Broken Nose

Exercise to Ease Hearing Loss

Many people suffer some kind of hearing loss, especially as they age. Hearing loss can make social situations very difficult and may lead to feelings of isolation and depression. While most hearing loss is irreversible, some exercises may make it easier for the brain to follow conversation particularly in crowded rooms. The brain is involved [...]

By |August 6th, 2017|Ears|Comments Off on Exercise to Ease Hearing Loss