Category: Sinuses

Nose Bleeds
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Nose Bleeds

A nosebleed, or epistaxis, is just as common as it is annoying.  It can happen when you’re at a restaurant. It can happen after a shower.  It can happen while you’re sleeping! And as the air gets drier in the winter, they tend to be more frequent.  

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What is a Balloon Sinuplasty ?

Chronic sinusitis is an extremely difficult health condition to deal with. Those who have chronic sinusitis typically suffer from inflammation and swelling around the nasal sinus passages. The condition prevents the sinuses from draining properly which leads to the build-up of mucus. As a result, you may be unable to breathe properly, you may experience… Read More »

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Can Blocked Sinuses Cause Temporary Hearing Loss?

Types of Hearing Loss Many things can cause a temporary hearing loss. These include ear infections, ear wax and sinus infections or blockage. This type is called conductive hearing loss because the hearing (auditory) nerve isn’t affected. Instead, they block the sound reaching the nerve. The other major type can be more severe as it… Read More »