Do I need sinus surgery?

I get a lot of questions asking about having surgery of the turbinates. Here are some answers. What are turbinates? The turbinates are shelves on the side of the nose. The main ones are the middle and the inferior. They normally enlarge and shrink. They especially...

Smog, Kilauea Volcano, and Air Pollution

Whether it is gasses from volcanoes, or fumes from traffic, air pollution is a serious problem. Tragically this health crisis keeps getting worse with more automobiles and industry. Once upon a time if you went to a deserted Pacific Island, there was no problem with...

What is the Best Solution for Irrigation?

Which Solution Should You Use for Sinus Irrigation? What is the best solution for irrigation? If you search the literature on nasal irrigation you will find hundreds of articles on using various solutions discussed. The differences are based on the science of...

Empty Nose Syndrome

ENS Diagnosis Patients with Empty Nose Syndrome have a special problem. When they tell the doctor that they have trouble getting enough air. When she looks in the nose and sees that the airway is wide open, she may conclude that there is simply nothing wrong with this...

Let me count the ways for snoring relief

If you can count, you can get find snoring relief. There is a misconception that I see in the popular magazines. They write that simple snoring is a form of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.(OSA). This is a serious mis-information. You can have snoring that disturbs the entire...