Blog Archive

I Live Alone: How Do I Know if I Have Sleep Apnea? Nov 11th, 2021

One of the most common stories among patients involves their partners or family members informing them that they snore and snort in their sleep. This intervention is usually what spurs people into seeking a diagnosis for their sleep apnea. So, how do you recognize symptoms of sleep apnea when there’s...

Warning Signs of a Thyroid Problem Oct 10th, 2021

If you’re being plagued by symptoms that don’t seem to have a clear cause, you should have your thyroid checked. Often overlooked, this tiny butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your throat could be the source of your problems. The providers at ENT of New Orleans, with four locations in...

Life After Hearing Aids Sep 8th, 2021

Are you suffering from hearing loss? Hearing aids can be the solution, but far too many people relegate their aids to a drawer in frustration because they didn’t get help learning how to live with them.  The providers at ENT of New Orleans, with four locations in the Greater New...

Tips for Keeping Your Skin Safe in the Sun Aug 12th, 2021

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and a massive problem worldwide. Everyone is at risk, whether you stay indoors or spend most of your time outside. As more research is done on how UV light affects the skin, more and more dermatologists are...

Who Needs Rhinoplasty? Jul 8th, 2021

Your nose is the center of your face and the focal point of your profile. If it’s out of proportion to your face or otherwise not cosmetically pleasing, you may desire that it be enhanced. Or, if you can’t breathe well through your nose, or if it got broken, it...

Can Vertigo Make You Nauseated? Jun 22nd, 2021

At least 40% of adults will experience vertigo at some point in their life, and women tend to experience episodes more often than men. Not only can this condition leave you feeling dizzy and unbalanced, but it can also cause nausea, which is a feeling of being sick to your...

What to do About a Sinus Headache May 25th, 2021

Almost everyone suffers from headaches every once in a while. Tension, jaw pain, eye fatigue, and allergies can all cause headaches that drain you of energy and enthusiasm for work or hobbies and even make relaxation impossible to enjoy.  Sinus headaches cause a deep pressure that can make your cheeks,...

Bothered by Allergies? Consider Immunotherapy Apr 28th, 2021

Allergies are one of the leading causes of chronic illness in the United States, and more than 50 million Americans experience allergies every year. However, many people react poorly to antihistamines and wish there was a more effective treatment for seasonal allergies. Fortunately, there is. Immunotherapy can desensitize you to...

7 Signs of a Respiratory Infection Mar 17th, 2021

Respiratory infections, such as the common cold, are often viral, so taking antibiotics won’t do anything to help. The best treatment is to stay hydrated, take it easy, and limit your interactions with other people. However, if your symptoms last longer than a week, it might be a sign that...

When to Consider an Allergy Test Feb 17th, 2021

More than 50 million Americans are allergic to one or more things, whether they’re food-related, environmental, or seasonal. Knowing what your allergy triggers are could end up saving your life. Getting tested is the first step. Our providers at ENT of New Orleans, with four locations in the Greater New...

Recovering from Sinus Surgery: What to Expect Jan 21st, 2021

If you’ve been struggling with sinusitis, you know how painful and exhausting the condition can be, with a constant cycle of antibiotics and saline sprays. If your chronic sinusitis is caused by structural issues, sinus surgery can be a great way to prevent further issues. However, the concept of surgery...

5 Common Respiratory Infections Dec 14th, 2020

Respiratory infections make up some of the most common medical ailments. It can be difficult to tell respiratory infections apart, especially in their early stages. This is why it’s important to keep an eye on your sore throat, stuffy head, or congested chest. While it could just be a common...

Why Do I Keep Getting Dizzy? Nov 12th, 2020

If you often experience dizziness, or it seems like your surroundings start spinning, you could have vertigo. This can be dangerous if it happens when you’re standing, moving, or driving, and it can be no less frustrating if you’re sitting or lying down.  Several things can cause vertigo, so it’s...

The Dangers of Sleep Apnea Oct 14th, 2020

Has your partner left for the bedroom down the hall due to your constant snoring at night? You could have obstructive sleep apnea, which affects about 30 million Americans every year. This condition may not only make you a bad bedmate, but it can seriously impact your health. ENT of...

Curious About Botox? Here's What You Should Know Sep 1st, 2020

If you’re thinking about adding Botox® to your beauty routine, you might have some questions about how this treatment works and what to expect. There’s a lot of misinformation surrounding Botox, and getting the right information can help you make the right decisions.  ENT of New Orleans, with locations in...

Get the Jump on Fall Allergies Through Immunotherapy Aug 12th, 2020

An estimated one in four people will experience allergies at some point, but pollen spores can cause more than just a runny nose. Allergies can cause headaches, hay fever, and even temporary hearing loss. Fortunately, taking over-the-counter antihistamines isn’t the only option for dealing with allergies. Immunotherapy may be able...

When Tonsils Are More of a Liability Than an Asset Jul 14th, 2020

Do you have recurring cases of tonsillitis caused by strep throat or other infections? If so, your tonsils may be causing you more trouble than they're worth. It could be time to consider a tonsillectomy as a way to significantly improve your quality of life. The ear, nose, and throat...

Signs of a Troubled Thyroid Jun 22nd, 2020

What does a small gland located at the base of your neck have to do with your overall health? Quite a bit actually. Your thyroid gland is responsible for regulating many of your body’s important metabolic functions, which means that when it’s not functioning properly, the effects can be drastic....

Sinusitis: A Common but Irritating Condition May 27th, 2020

Sinusitis occurs when a bacterial infection causes the tissue in your sinus lining to become inflamed and swell up. Sound familiar? While most healthy people are well-equipped to fight off acute sinusitis, the symptoms can still be irritating and uncomfortable.  That’s why the ENT specialists here at ENT of New...

Why Allergies Strike and How You Can Combat Them Apr 8th, 2020

Your immune system works to protect you against harmful substances. Unfortunately, sometimes your body can identify a harmless substance as a threat. It isn’t fully understood why this happens, but when it does, it can cause allergy symptoms. Allergy symptoms can range from mild to life-threatening, but most people fall...