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How To Perform a Nasal Sinus Rinse

As Arizona’s leading clinic for all things related to Ear, Nose and Throat, the providers at Sinus and Allergy Wellness Center recommend that their patients perform a sinus nasal rinse 1-2 times per day.  

Aug 11th, 2020
Pain in Your Teeth? It Could Be Your Sinuses

Are you experiencing pain in your back teeth even though you know they’re healthy? The problem may lie in inflamed sinuses that are irritating the highly sensitive nerves around the roots of your molars. Here’s what you should know.

Jun 25th, 2020
How Allergy Drops Can Boost Workplace Productivity

How productive was your last “increasing workplace productivity” meeting? How many new productivity-boosting practices and apps have you spent time and money putting in place? Here’s some advice from your neighborhood otolaryngologist: ditch the fruitless

Jun 22nd, 2020
Fish Oil Supplements

In our adulthood, many wives' tales are easy to debunk as myth. Others have remained, often because they contain tiny nuggets of truth that have been misinterpreted or practiced at home without noticeable effect.

Jun 8th, 2020
5 Common Mistakes in Treating Allergies

The five most common ways people combat their allergy symptoms usually do not provide any relief at all. Here are five common mistakes and advice on how to better control allergy symptoms, including runny nose, sneezing, watery eyes, and headaches:

May 18th, 2020
How to Prevent and Treat Swimmer's Ear

With summer on its way, many of us will be taking to the water to cool off. While a dip in the pool does your body good, the moisture can lead to an infection in your outer ear canal called swimmer’s ear. Here’s how to prevent and treat the problem.

May 12th, 2020
Is Your Child's Snoring Cause for Concern?

Many people snore from time to time, including children. But if your child snores consistently, it may not only signal a larger problem, it can also be preventing them from getting the rest they need.

Apr 12th, 2020
When You Should Consider Surgery for a Deviated Septum

While the thought of surgery may not sound appealing, sometimes a quick correction can make all the difference, which is especially true of a deviated septum. Read on to explore how a septoplasty can help you breathe and sleep easier.

Mar 11th, 2020
How You Can Start Preparing For Spring Allergies Now

While the seasons in Arizona aren’t as severe as they are elsewhere, spring can still spell trouble for those who suffer from seasonal allergies. Here are some steps you can take to help you breathe easier this spring.

Feb 10th, 2020
“I Need an Antibiotic”

When Antibiotics aren't the answer. A reasoned, personalized and broad-minded approach to patient care results in better patient outcomes as the Sinus and Allergy Center in North Scottsdale.

Jan 2nd, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Ignore Your Child's Ear Pain

It’s no surprise to most parents that children are more susceptible to ear infections than adults. These are one of the most common childhood illnesses, and while ear infections clear up on their own most of the time, sometimes complications can develop.

Nov 30th, 2019
5 Tips for Surviving Fall Allergies

Did you know that fall allergies to ragweed pollen affect over 23 million Americans? If you’re one of those allergy sufferers, here’s some practical advice on how to survive the season.

Sep 30th, 2019
You Could Have Sleep Apnea and Not Know It

If you constantly find yourself waking up exhausted or you have a bed partner who complains of your obnoxious snoring, it may be time to figure out if you suffer from sleep apnea.

Aug 8th, 2019
Myths and Facts About Balloon Sinuplasty

Nearly 30 million Americans live with sinusitis. If you’re tired of chronic sinus pressure, headaches, and pain, balloon sinuplasty may offer relief. Read on to learn about the myths and facts surrounding this innovative sinus treatment.

Jul 11th, 2019
Outdoor Allergens in Arizona

It seems like allergies already make our lives miserable enough, but they have also been linked to depression and suicide rates. This does not mean that allergies cause depression, but they can worsen the symptoms.

Feb 28th, 2019
‘Tis the Season for Indoor Allergies

Allergens are substances that are foreign to the body and can cause an allergic reaction in certain people. Allergens are everywhere in the world around us. Examples of common allergens are pollen, foods, and mold.

Jan 22nd, 2019
Allergy Resolutions for 2019

January is the month to make New Year resolutions with hopes that this year is the best one, yet! So, while you plan your resolutions, consider adding 3 resolutions concerning health.

Jan 16th, 2019
Nasal Polyps: What Are The Symptoms?

Have you been struggling with cold-like symptoms for an extended period of time? Have you tried everything and still can't find relief? If so, you might not have a cold at all. You could actually be suffering from nasal polyps.

Dec 14th, 2018
Local Doctor Freezing Noses in Arizona

It's unusual to hear of anything freezing in Arizona in the summer, let alone noses. But Dr. Franklyn R. Gergits, lead physician, and sinus surgeon at The Sinus and Allergy Wellness Center of North Scottsdale are doing just that.

Oct 30th, 2018
5 Signs You Have a Deviated Septum and What to Do About It

If you were born with a deviated nasal septum, you might not know what it feels like to experience trouble-free breathing. The condition seems minor enough, but it can cause a domino effect of symptoms and trouble capable of impacting your total-body healt

Aug 31st, 2018
What is Chronic Sinusitis and What Can You Do About It

Every year, chronic sinusitis affects millions of Americans. In fact, it's the reason for between 18 and 22 million physician visits. This incredibly common condition only seems to be becoming more prevalent, and it costs the U.S. $3.4-5 billion each year

Jul 25th, 2018