The Science of Breathing: Understanding Nasal Valve Reconstruction

Nasal Valve Reconstruction

The human body is a marvel of intricate design and function, and one vital process that we often take for granted is respiration. Within this process, the nasal valve plays a pivotal role in regulating airflow within the nasal cavity. Here, we will explore the fascinating science behind breathing, with a specific emphasis on the…

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The Effects of Smoking on Nasal Obstruction and Sleep Apnea

Effects of Smoking on Nasal Obstruction and Sleep Apnea

Smoking is a widespread habit that exposes individuals to many toxic chemicals, including nicotine, carbon monoxide, and tar. These harmful substances can wreak havoc on the respiratory system, leading to a range of respiratory disorders and conditions. However, the impact of smoking extends beyond these commonly discussed areas. In this blog, we will explore the…

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5 Ways to Keep Sinuses Healthy in the Winter

winter sinus health

While most Houston allergies are at bay in the winter, our sinuses still take a beating. Cold weather stimulates nerves within the nasal cavities. This cause swelling, congestion, and mucous production in an attempt to maintain warm and humid airflow. With Houston’s varying winter temperatures, our sinuses can get pretty confused. Some allergens are still…

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There you are- you have been following your daily routine with nothing out of line. You woke up, brushed your teeth, ate breakfast, ran out the door with the coffee slopping down your arm, got frustrated in traffic, and made it to work just on time. But now, out of nowhere, and without warning, your…

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Nasal Congestion

Here in Houston, most people will, at least at some point, experience nasal congestion. It is frustrating not to be able to breathe out of your nose and it can stop us from exercising and staying healthy. Why is nasal breathing so important?  The nose has many jobs.  One of the main jobs is moistening…

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