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Common Issues That Affect Your Sinuses and What to do About Them

August 21, 2018

The sinuses are a complex network of hollow cavities in the face. They are lined with soft pink tissue that is on any given occasion filled with a small amount of mucus. Sometimes, these hollow passages become infected, and the result is excess mucus and difficulty breathing. What we do know is when the area is infected, it causes a lot of pain and discomfort. We will take a look at some common problems with sinuses and how you can address the issue.

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Topics: Sinus Infection, Allergies, Sinus Surgery, Ear Pressure, Sinusitis

Sinus Infections and Ear Pain

June 12, 2018

Workings of the Inner Ear

Eustachian tubes are small canals about on and a half inches long and only a few millimeters in diameter. These tubes connect the back of your throat, nose, and middle ear. They are typically closed, but they open when you swallow, yawn, or talk. It serves a few different purposes.

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Topics: Sinus Infection, Ear Pressure

New Eustachian Tube Balloon for Relief from Ear Pressure

March 21, 2018

Do you have chronic issues with a full or clogged sensation in your ears? Do you have a difficult time flying in a plane or driving over mountains due to ear pressure issues? A new technology with recent FDA approval is here to solve your problems. The FDA has just approved a new Eustachian tube balloon to help people who have chronic issues with middle ear pressure.

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Topics: Ear Pressure