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    What is Sleep Apnea?

    What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a nighttime event during which a person will repeatedly stop and start breathing while asleep, causing the level of oxygen in the blood to drop, as well as waking the body and disturbing healthy sleep. […]

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    What Is Chronic Sinusitis?

    What are sinuses and why do we have them? Located over the forehead, between the eyes, over the cheeks and behind the nose, the sinuses are air cavities in the skull that are surrounded by bone and lined with mucous membranes, the […]

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    The Q-Tip Dilemma: Safe to Use in Ears?

    When purchasing a box of cotton swabs (Q-Tips), we usually have one use in mind—cleaning our ears—even though the box provides no instructions on how to do so. Instructions for the use of cotton swabs range from cleaning the grout between your […]

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    What Is Deviated Nasal Septum?

    What is a deviated septum, and do I have one? The septum is the cartilage and bone that divide the right side of the nose from the left—it is the “tent pole” that holds the nose up. When this structure is deviated, […]