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Nasal Saline Irrigation

For the cutest video of a little boy and his father doing nasal saline irrigation, watch the video here. If he can do it, so can you.


Tips to Lessen and Prevent Sinuses Year Round

The following is a guest post by Taylor McKnight, Author for Duct Doctor USA What Are Sinuses? Sinuses are cavities, or air-filled spaces, surrounded by a sheet of tissue. They form near the nose and eyes and help warm and moisten inhaled air. The sinuses drain through small openings in the nose to the throat or […]



What is a Fungal Sinusitis?

The paranasal sinuses are air-filled pockets that directly communicate to our nasal passages.  We have 4 pairs of these sinuses.  During normal function air and mucus can freely travel in and out of the sinuses.  However, during a sinus infection the narrow passages can get blocked, therefore trapping mucus and air pressure within the sinuses.  The secretions can then […]



A few notes on Acute Bronchitis

As we head into the winter season, more people will be affected with acute bronchitis and pneumonia. I was fortunate to be featured in this article discussing the salient features of each. Please follow this link to learn more.


How to tell a good story

Every doctor’s visit has a specific structure that we try to follow in order to get the most information in the most efficient way.  Generally, the visit starts with what is called the Chief Complaint, which is the main reason you are seeing the doctor.  Following that, we investigate History of Present Illness (HPI).  This is the section […]


Protect your ears… from the sun!

As we embark on another great summer of fun in the sun, most of us are probably aware of the effects of sun on our skin. Many of us do a decent job of protection from the hot sun by using adequate sunscreen. We apply it to our faces, necks, shoulders, and our backs. It’s […]



Making sense of treatment options for sleep apnea

The diagnosis and treatment of sleep apnea remains one of the more complex algorithms in medical therapy.   The ways to diagnose sleep apnea have been covered elsewhere in this blog well as other articles. We will focus on treatment options for this particular article. Before we discuss the treatment options, it is important to […]


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Nasal Saline Irrigation

For the cutest video of a little boy and his father doing nasal saline irrigation, watch the video ...... »

Tips to Lessen and Prevent Sinuses Year Round

The following is a guest post by Taylor McKnight, Author for Duct Doctor USA What Are Sinuses? Sinuses are ...... »

My interview with Mt. Sinai health blog about dry winter noses and nose bleeding

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