Ashford Clinic Blog
We're Thankful for You! Our Commitment to Our Patients
The holiday season is a time to reflect on the many joys and blessings in our lives, whether they are a smile from a friendly face or the generosity of a dear loved one. At the Ashford Clinic, we are so thankful to have such wonderful patients, and we want to provide each and every one of you with the highest level of care possible.
Everyone's Favorite Fall Game: Do I have a Sinus Infection or a Cold?
Fall is a beautiful time of year, but as the weather gets cooler many of us find ourselves spending more and more time indoors. This means that it’s easier to catch Colds or a nasty Sinus Infection. If you do get a Cold or Sinus Infection, do you know how to tell one from the other?
Sinus Headache Help
Sinus headaches are no fun. When your sinuses become blocked, one of the uncomfortable side effects is a sinus headache. The pressure is usually felt around your eyes, between your eyes, and above your nose. To get rid of a sinus headache, you’ll need to address whatever is causing the blockage in your sinuses, and that could require a trip to see your ENT. In the meantime though, there are ways that you can treat the pain and soothe those painful sinuses.
Can Your Pet Sleep In Your Bed if You Have Allergies?
Even if you have allergies related to your pets, they more than likely sleep in the same room that you do. You might even share your bed with them. So the question might not be whether they, but if they do. For many of us, pets are family after all.
Fall Allergy Guide 2021
It's the season of pumpkin spice, vibrant leaf colors, and . . . ragweed. Fall allergies are typically uncomfortable for people with ragweed allergies, and if you think that they seem to get a little worse each year, you might be right. Over the last few years, studies have shown that allergy season has been lengthening.
What Does Balloon Sinuplasty Help With?
As it’s a fairly new procedure compared to other medical procedures, you might not be all that familiar with Balloon Sinuplasty. Or it could be that the thought of the word “balloon” and your sinuses just sounds strange or even painful. In reality, Balloon Sinuplasty is an incredibly safe, non-surgical, and effective procedure that brings relief to many patients.
Fall Survival Tips for your Ears, Nose, Throat, and Sinuses
It’s fall, which means lots of seasonal goodies, festivals, and outdoor fun. It’s also a time for ragweed, mold, and dust mites. Add to that fluctuations in temperatures, and you’ve got plenty of things to trigger sinus issues which in turn can cause problems for your ears, nose, and throat. There are things that you can do to make life easier in the fall.
What's the Difference? Sinusitis vs. Rhinitis
Sinusitis and rhinitis - they both sound similar, so what’s the difference? Is it even that important to know? Knowing the difference can be helpful, especially when it comes to healthcare. Here’s how to know one from the other, and what they both mean when it comes to your sinuses.
Can I treat sinus pain at home? When should I see an ENT?
Sinus pain can come from any number of sources, including allergies, a cold, the flu, infections, irritants, and even some headaches. Maybe the air is drier than normal, or the barometric pressure has changed suddenly. There are many reasons that your sinuses can cause you pain.