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Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with thinning of the calvaria and skull base, according to a study published online May 3 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. #ENT
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Allergy season is among us, and many individuals will find themselves riddled with itchy, watery eyes and a runny nose. While almost 60 million Americans suffer from hay fever, there are a lot of misconceptions floating around about the condition. Though it may seem unimportant regarding ailments, it's challenging to live with if you are among those who are afflicted. We've put together five of the most common misconceptions about allergies and allergy season. #Allergies #ENT #OATenn
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Chronic sinusitis, a common condition, occurs when the sinuses are swollen for more than three months. Analyzing mucus from the nose of someone with chronic sinusitis could help doctors determine whether surgery or medication is the best treatment for that patient, according to the researchers. #ENT #OATenn
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When an upper respiratory infection is present, such as a sinus infection, parts of the nasal cavity become infected and if not appropriately treated, the buildup could lead to sinusitis or otitis media. If you're suffering from a sinus infection, we hear to help! #Sinusitus #ENT
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When it comes to allergies, pollen is one of the biggest perpetrators causing watery eyes, itching, and sometimes asthmatic problem. To help relieve you of your pain, we've addressed everything you need to know about pollen allergies. #Allergies #SeasonalTips #ENT
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In the Netherlands, a recent study that looked into the effects of alcohol on concertgoers revealed that the hearing loss symptoms increased with increased alcohol consumption.
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In a recent study, researchers have discovered that a solution of salt or sugar can help offset the damaging effects of noise-induced hearing loss.
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What a novel idea! A new procedure has taken cartilage from a patient's rib cage in order to grow a new ear to replace one that was lost in a motor vehicle accident.
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Nashville is home to many singers and songwriters who are subjected to loud music as part of their job and don’t take care to prevent permanent damage. Fortunately, OAT can create custom ear impressions for either earplugs or in-ear-monitors to help offset this potential impairment. #IEM #ENT #EarPlugs #OATenn
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Need more information about otolaryngology? Here are some helpful links and resources about ENT care and what allergies are in peak season. #ENTHelp #OATenn
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