Houston ENT and Allergy Blog

Are Your Kids Coming Home with Colds?

The winter season is nearly over, and even though Houston doesn’t experience the frigid temperatures of other parts of the country, people still suffer from cold and flu symptoms that make their way around offices and schools. One common source of the common cold is catching it from your child when they bring it home from school. Kids share a lot of things at school, and aren’t always the best at washing their hands, and germs can easily be swapped between classmates. If you’re suffering from symptoms of sinusitis or rhinitis, make an appointment with our ENT clinic in Kingwood today.… Read More

Protect Yourself from Hearing Loss

Because we love helping people at Houston ENT and Allergy Services, we’ve put together a list of simple steps you can take to prevent hearing loss.… Read More

Caring for Your Child Following Their Tonsillectomy

If you're scheduling an appointment with our clinic to have your child's tonsils removed, it's important to be informed about what to do before the procedure, as well as how to care for your son or daughter following their tonsillectomy. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Kingwood, our doctors and nurses will make sure your child is comfortable, and that you understand exactly what will be happening in the operating room. When they come out of surgery, they may be a little groggy, but they should be able to go home the same day.… Read More

Find Allergy Relief Once Spring Arrives

The first day of spring is only 19 days away, and for those that suffer from allergies, it might not be a day that they're eagerly awaiting. With the trees and flowers in bloom throughout the Houston area, it's only a matter of time until pollen and other allergens irritate your throat, nose, and eyes. At our Kingwood ENT clinic, we can provide effective treatment that will make spring more bearable.… Read More

Schedule Your Child's Tonsillectomy in 2016

Hundreds of thousands of children in the United States have their tonsils removed every year, and the reasons for a tonsillectomy can vary significantly. According to the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, approximately 20 percent of tonsillectomies are performed because of recurrent infection, and 80 percent for obstructive sleep problems. If you've noticed that your child has started snoring, has trouble breathing while asleep, or sounds stuffy when awake, make an appointment with our Kingwood ENT clinic right away.… 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

Expert Treatment for Vocal Cord Polyps

Many people enjoy going to a concert, especially if it's a band or group that they've always loved but have never seen live. Houston and the surrounding area sees a lot of big names come through each year, and if you go to a concert and yell as loud as you can, you might have a hard time speaking for the next few days. Vocal strain is common for those that use their voice a lot, or yell loudly for an extended period of time, but your voice should return to normal after a few days. If it does not, it's possible that the trauma from yelling caused polyps to form on your vocal cords and if that's the case, it's imperative to visit an ear, nose, and throat clinic right away. Our team in Kingwood can treat your polyps and restore your voice to normal working order.… Read More

Don't Let Allergies Ruin Your Summer

Everyone looks forward to the first day of summer, and now that it's arrived, people look forward to a few months of sunshine and warmth. However, the Houston area has had a lot of rain over the past few months, and that moisture mixed with rising temperatures can lead to mold and mildew growth that can aggravate those with allergies. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Kingwood, we can treat your allergies with precise and sensitive care, helping you breathe easier all season long.… Read More

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