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Do I Need Sinus Surgery?

OAT
June 14, 2017

Should I have my sinuses removed? Can I take out my sinuses? Will sinus surgery help my allergies? If you suffer from chronic allergies, recurring sinus infections, sinusitis, or other sinus-related problems, the odds are pretty good that you’ve asked yourself some variation of these relatively unpleasant questions. And if you’re seriously considering sinus surgery, you’ve probably done everything you can to calm your allergies naturally and to appease your sinuses holistically.

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Topics: Sinus Infection, Sinus Surgery

Are Q-tips Good or Bad for My Ears?

OAT
May 30, 2017

We’ll go ahead and get it right out there: Q-tips are very, very bad for your ears. Under no circumstance should you insert a Q-tip or cotton swab into your ear canal. This may be a tough pill to swallow if, like many Americans, a Q-tip is the first or second thing you reach for after a shower. 

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Topics: Allergies

10 Ways to Beat Spring Allergies

OAT
May 24, 2017

Beating spring and early summer allergies may seem like a losing battle, but never fear, we’re here to help you fight another day! While avoidance may not be the solution to all of life’s dramas and conflicts, running for shelter can certainly help minimize your allergy symptoms. Read on for 10 smart ways to defeat pollen and enjoy the rest of this gorgeous spring season.

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Topics: Allergies

Is it a Cold, Sinus Infection, or Allergies?

OAT
May 10, 2017

We’ve all been there: either complaining about how miserable our allergies are making us or desperately hoping that “it’s just allergies.” Regardless of which end of the spectrum you fall on, it’s good to know what’s what.

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Topics: Sinus Infection, Cold, Allergies