Houston ENT and Allergy Blog

Sinusitis Treatment During the Winter Months

Sinusitis is a condition that affects many people year-round, but it can become exceptionally problematic during the winter months. The air is colder and drier in most of the country, and inflammation and irritation can be exacerbated by these conditions. In Houston, the temperature doesn't drop that much, but there is often an increase in cases of sinusitis. As your ENT clinic in Southeast Houston, Houston ENT & Allergy can effectively treat your condition.… Read More

Ear Infection Treatment for Both Young and Old

Otitis media, or middle ear infection, is more common in young children, but adults can also suffer from it. The infection is caused by the same issue, no matter the age of the patient, and the team at Houston ENT & Allergy can effectively treat otitis media. Our office in Downtown Houston is equipped with a knowledgeable and compassionate staff that will listen to your concerns and provide exceptional care for your ears, nose, and throat.… Read More

Don't Let Your Tinnitus Get Any Worse

We've written before about tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, but we want to make sure that our patients understand that there are things that can cause your tinnitus to worsen. Obviously, being exposed to loud noises can make the ringing in your worse, but so can caffeine, nicotine, and alcohol consumption. Alcohol causes your blood cells to dilate and increase blood pressure, causing the noise to increase in your ears. As an ENT specialist in Kingwood, we can help you manage and effectively treat your tinnitus.… Read More

Do You Suffer from Chronic Nosebleeds?

There are two types of nosebleeds that can affect a person, and both can be very alarming if you're not prone to having them. An anterior nosebleed occurs in the front part of the nose and usually only comes from one nostril. A posterior nosebleed occurs deep in the nose and can be a very serious matter, especially if blood flows back into the throat. If you suffer from chronic nosebleeds, or epistaxis, it's imperative to see an ENT specialist right away. At Houston ENT & Allergy, we've helped many patients that have suffered from either anterior or posterior nosebleeds.… Read More

We Make It Easy to be a New ENT Patient

When you move to a new city, there are many things you have to learn about your surroundings, such as where the schools are, the closest grocery store, and what recreation is nearby. Perhaps most importantly, you need to find a doctor, dentist, optometrist, and maybe even an ENT clinic. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Memorial City, we understand that you may have had difficulty as a new patient at other clinics, and weren't impressed with the clinic's service or attention to detail. You may also be hesitant to seek ENT services, since the doctor in your previous city had treated you for a very long time.… Read More

What is an Otolaryngologist?

When people are searching for an ENT clinic, they might be thrown by a listing that shows the word "otolaryngologist." While it's much simpler to call them ENT doctors, otolaryngologists can treat more than just the ears, nose, and throat. At Houston ENT & Allergy, our staff can diagnose and treat conditions that affect those areas, but are also skilled in the related structures of and disorders that affect the head and neck.… Read More

Allergy Testing in Sugar Land

Discovering you have an allergy to something after eating it or breathing it in can be a very serious matter. Depending on the severity, your ability to see, breathe, or swallow can greatly diminish, and at that point, time is of the essence. It's imperative to receive immediate medical attention, and once the swelling or reaction has subsided, it's important to take precautions for the future. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Sugar Land, we can provide allergy testing to see what things you're allergic to, and what allergens - such as certain foods - you need to avoid at all costs.… Read More

Deviated Septum Treatment in Clear Lake

The majority of people have what's known as a deviated septum, where the bone and cartilage that divide the nasal cavity is crooked or off center. For many, the misalignment is so slight that it doesn't cause any breathing difficulty, but for some, it can be a significant issue. One nasal passage will be smaller than the other, and the person can tell the difference in their breathing when taking in and releasing air through the nose. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Clear Lake, we can provide medication and treatment for your deviated septum.… Read More

Hearing Aids Can Help Return Life to Normal

Admitting that your hearing isn't as great as it once was can be difficult for many people. It can begin with simply not being able to hear certain sounds, or having to concentrate to hear everything someone is saying. You might be sitting in church or at the movies, and notice that the speaking volume seems lower, and if the tone drops too low, you can't hear anything at all. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Pearland, we've worked with many patients who have experienced gradual hearing loss. We offer several options in terms of hearing aids and other devices that will help you return your life to normal.… Read More

Sleep Apnea Treatment in Katy

Sleep apnea is a very serious medical condition, and for those that suffer from it, it can cause very dramatic life changes. Having to sleep with a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine can make getting a full night's sleep more difficult, and your spouse or partner might feel nervous after witnessing your breathing change or stop during the night. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Katy, we can provide treatment for your sleep apnea and help you breathe and sleep better each night.… Read More

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