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What do I need to know about nasal polyps?

Have you ever taken cold medication and felt absolutely no improvement? Do you feel like you’ve got a constant head cold that holds on no matter what you do? The culprit may be surprising. What are nasal polyps? A nasal polyp is a benign (non-cancerous) sac-like growth on the lining of the nose or sinuses.

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Nine tips to keep your sinuses healthy

People who lead a healthy lifestyle often know how best to keep their body systems working well: exercise benefits the heart, sunscreen protects the skin, adequate sleep reduces stress and more. But unless you have problems with your sinuses or allergies, you may not readily know ways to keep your sinuses healthy. You might not

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nose-whistle

Why does my nose whistle?

A whistling nose may be amusing, at first. But if the whistle persists, it can quickly become annoying, disrupting concentration by day and interrupting sleep at night. 

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Can balloon sinuplasty help me?

More than 500,000 Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis. This minimally invasive procedure is considered extremely safe and effective in providing relief from sinus pain symptoms.