Category Archives: Sinus Care
Natural Remedies for the Flu

Natural Remedies for the Flu

The flu can be a very unpleasant sickness. And constantly filling your body with medications isn’t always the best experience either. Luckily, there are some natural remedies you can try to relieve some of those nasty symptoms that come with the flu. Here are the flu remedies you can try…

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Postnasal Drip: Natural Remedies

Postnasal Drip: Natural Remedies

Do you ever get a scratchy feeling in your throat or think that you feel liquid dripping down your throat from your nose? That is postnasal drip. It occurs when your nose produces too much mucus, so it runs down your throat. The most common causes of this issue are…

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Nasal Vestibulitis: What is it?

Nasal Vestibulitis: What is it?

In short, nasal vestibulitis (nasal folliculitis) is a rare bacterial infection that occurs at the nose's opening. It usually develops when hair follicles are infected. It typically looks like a pimple or feels like a sore. What causes nasal vestibulitis? There are multiple causes of nasal vestibulitis. Some people are…

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Neti Pots: What Do I need to Know?

Neti Pots: What Do I need to Know?

One of the most frustrating symptoms of colds, the flu, or allergies is congestion. Sometimes, nothing seems to be working, and after trying every nasal decongestant known to man, have to try more drastic solutions. One of those is a neti pot. However, there has been some controversy surrounding neti…

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Allergies Vs Sinus Infection

Allergies Vs Sinus Infection

Allergies and sinus infections are conditions that afflict millions of Americans every year. In fact, nearly 50 million people struggle with allergies every year, and over 30 million suffer from sinus infections. Both conditions are terrible to deal with, and they both have similar symptoms that lead to many people…

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How to Relieve Sinus Pressure

How to Relieve Sinus Pressure

Sinus pressure is a problem that affects millions of Americans every year. Sinus pressure has multiple causes and is one of the most frequent problems that we treat at East Texas Sinus and Dizziness Center. The three largest causes of sinus pressure are seasonal allergies, the common cold, & sinusitis.…

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What are Nasal Polyps?

What are Nasal Polyps?

Many people struggle with sinusitis or congestion and are unable to find the cause. One of the lesser-known causes is nasal polyps. Nasal polyps affect a lot of people, and the factors that cause them vary from person to person. East Texas Sinus has been a specialized ENT in the…

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Acute Vs Chronic Sinusitis

Acute Vs Chronic Sinusitis

Nearly everyone has suffered from sinusitis (or sinus infections) at one point in their lives, and for most people, this affliction lasts for less than a month. However, for some, these symptoms last for months or even years. These people suffer from chronic sinusitis. What causes sinusitis? Sinusitis is caused…

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Is Balloon Sinus Dilation effective? 

Is Balloon Sinus Dilation effective? 

Balloon Sinus Dilation (BSD), otherwise known as Balloon Sinuplasty is an advanced type of non-invasive nasal surgery.This procedure is recognized as minimally invasive, meaning it doesn't involve any cutting or altering of major nasal tissues or bones. As a result, it makes for shorter recovery time and generally less painful…

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Tips for Recovering from Sinusplasty

Tips for Recovering from Sinusplasty

  Sinuplasty or other varieties of sinus-related surgeries require great care and attention, post-operation. General recovery time often depends on your health and nature of the procedure, that said, most people require at least several weeks away from work or school-related responsibilities to fully recover. Whether you undergo an ethmoidectomy,…

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