nasal sprays

Nasal Sprays – How Do They Work?

Most people are familiar with nasal sprays and the relief they can offer for various conditions. The spray is just one way to deliver various medications in a liquid form. It’s sprayed in the nose, or through the nostrils, and then the inside of your nose absorbs the medication. If you have been prescribed a…

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ent issues

Top Winter ENT Issues

Top Winter ENT Issues at Palm Beach Sinus Doctors Ear, nose, and throat issues happen during all times of the year, but we do see some problems pop up more in the winter. This is because the temperatures get colder and the air gets drier. So as we transition out of daylight savings and prepare…

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winter allergies

Winter Allergies and How to Combat Them Effectively

Winter Allergies and How to Combat Them We all know that winter comes with too much cold, even if it is mild here in Florida. This colder weather tends to increase your chances of getting exposed to a different disposition of triggers. If you are a person who is allergic to pollen or summer allergies,…

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nose infections

Flu Or Sinus Infection: How To Tell The Difference This Fall

It’s the time of year when every nearby grocer and pharmacist is offering the annual flu shot. But before you were able to get the vaccination, you’ve noticed your sinuses are tender, you have a headache, and you feel exhausted. Is it the flu or a sinus infection? Use this guide to find out.  …

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what are tonsils

What Are Tonsils and What Are They For?

What are tonsils and what are they for? The main function of the tonsils (palatine tonsils) is to produce antibodies to fight disease-causing microorganisms, acting as great allies of the immune system. They are extremely rich in lymphocytes (cells that act to defend the body) and are located in a strategic position (between the mouth,…

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sinus infections

What Happens If I Don’t Treat My Sinus Infection?

A sinus infection, otherwise known as sinusitis, is a result of bacteria or virus that causes swelling and inflammation in the tissue that make up your sinuses. But what happens when you don’t seek medical help for your sinus infection? It gets worse You may already be experiencing the pressure, swelling, and inflammation associated with…

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drain sinuses

How To Drain Sinuses for Relief

Want to know how to drain sinuses and get some relief? Read on for the latest sinus information from Palm Beach Sinus Doctors. Sinus infections are a painful condition for many Florida residents. Known as sinusitis, it is an inflammation of your nasal cavity. Various things cause sinus infections, but typically it is from narrow…

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allergies and your hearing

Allergies and Your Hearing – An FAQ

With fall comes a new set of allergies. It’s hay fever. Then you have pet dander, dust, pollen, grass, and a host of other things that can affect your allergies. Usually, it starts with itchy eyes that water, and a stuffed up nose. But perhaps you haven’t considered the ways that allergies affect your ears.…

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What’s Causing my Child’s Ear Infections?

Ear infections, or otitis media, are the most common reason caretakers bring children to the doctor. Lasting from a few days to six weeks, ear infections in children are often painful, and in some cases can cause temporary hearing difficulties. Otitis media occurs when fluid builds up behind the eardrum. Most commonly, bacteria or even…

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