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Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Feb 20th, 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Why Do I Wake Up With Clogged Ears Every Day? Feb 9th, 2024

You know that feeling: muffled sounds combined with the sensation that your ears are under pressure. It can mean only one thing  — clogged ears. For many people, it’s a regular occurrence, particularly when they awaken in the morning. At ENT Specialists, our team specializes in unraveling the mystery behind...

When to See an Expert About Frequent Unexplained Nosebleeds Jan 17th, 2024

Nosebleeds are very common. In fact, they’re one of the most common reasons why people see ENT doctors like those on the team at ENT Specialists.  Fortunately, most nosebleeds are benign and clear up on their own. But there are times when medical attention is absolutely required. If you have...

Living With MS-Induced Dysphagia: How Swallow Therapy Can Help Dec 6th, 2023

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological disorder that affects your central nervous system, causing an array of symptoms including numbness, mood changes, memory problems, fatigue, pain, and problems with muscle control. About a million Americans suffer from MS, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, and of those, more than...

How Flying Can Affect Your Hearing and Irritate Your Sinuses Nov 2nd, 2023

The holiday season is upon us, and for many people, that means visits to family and other loved ones or relaxing vacations to warmer climes. To get to those locations, lots of people are turning to air travel — convenient, for sure, but also a source of ear and sinus...

Treating Voice Disorders With Botox® Injections Oct 2nd, 2023

Voice disorders rarely make national headlines, so if you suffer from one, you might feel like you’re all alone. But actually, data show voice disorders are surprisingly common, affecting as many as 20% of people in one survey. What’s more, today’s treatment options can help people overcome voice disorders and...

How Does a Fall Risk Assessment Work? Sep 1st, 2023

Every year, more than 25% of older Americans experience falls, according to the CDC — yet fewer than half bother to tell their doctors. That’s significant, because data show that having just one fall doubles the risk of having another fall — one that could potentially cause a serious injury. More alarming...

5 Benefits of Hearing Aids Aug 1st, 2023

Millions of Americans suffer from some degree of hearing loss. While hearing aids could help many of them, data show only a small fraction actually use them.  The reasons why vary: Some people may be worried the hearing aids won’t fit properly or will be difficult to operate. Others may fear a large,...

I Think My Child Has a Deviated Septum; Can You Help? Jul 12th, 2023

Plenty of kids have breathing issues, and, sometimes, those issues can be chalked up to colds, allergies, or asthma. But, at other times, the nasal structure is to blame. A deviated septum is one structural issue that can cause a lot of problems with breathing — but, fortunately, treatment is...

Who's at Risk for Chronic Nasal Congestion? Jun 12th, 2023

Having a stuffy nose happens to most of us at some point, usually occurring alongside a cold or the flu. But for some people, nasal and sinus congestion is far more common, with symptoms that interfere with breathing on a regular basis. At ENT Specialists, our team helps patients in Salt Lake City,...

Tips for Managing Frequent Nose Bleeds May 22nd, 2023

Every year in the United States, about 60 million people have nosebleeds (also called epistaxis), and in most cases, they’re mild and nothing to worry about. While many people only have an occasional nosebleed, usually during the cold, dry months of winter, others have nosebleeds more frequently, and finding a...

Life After a Broken Nose Apr 5th, 2023

A broken nose can be a traumatic (and painful) experience, but with proper care, your recovery can be a lot simpler than you might think. In fact, nasal fractures aren’t uncommon, comprising more than half of all facial fractures.  At ENT Specialists, our team is skilled in treating all types of nasal fractures, helping patients in...

Help! I Think My Child Has a Hearing Problem Mar 14th, 2023

Hearing loss in kids isn’t common, but it’s not rare, either. In fact, the CDC estimates that about 3 out of every 1,000 babies born in the United States have hearing loss in one or both ears.  Parents spend a lot of time with their kids, which means it’s often...

Here's Why You May Be Experiencing Recurring Dizziness Feb 14th, 2023

Most of us experience dizziness from time to time: Maybe we stand up too quickly or we’re dehydrated. In most cases, these types of dizziness are temporary and go away when the underlying issue is addressed. But dizziness can happen for other reasons, too, including problems involving your ears and...

5 Signs of Chronic Sinusitis Jan 18th, 2023

Nearly 30 million Americans suffer from sinusitis, sinus infections that happen frequently or last longer than an acute sinus infection. Sinus infections cause an array of symptoms, and learning to recognize those symptoms can help you get treatment that can help you feel better faster. With offices in Salt Lake...

I’m Struggling With Acne Dec 13th, 2022

About 50 million Americans are affected by acne every year, making it the leading skin condition in the United States. While many people think of acne as a “teen problem,” it affects millions of adults, too.  Breakouts are bad enough as a physical malady, but acne also causes emotional issues,...

What's Causing My Frequent Nosebleeds? Nov 10th, 2022

Most Americans will have at least one nosebleed during their lives, and in nearly all cases, the cause isn’t serious. These more common nosebleeds are called “anterior nosebleeds.” But even if they aren’t particularly dangerous, they’re inconvenient at best, and understanding why your nose is bleeding — and what type of...

My Upper Eyelids Severely Droop: Can You Help? Oct 12th, 2022

Your upper eyelids play an important role in keeping your eyes moist and healthy, and of course, when it comes to catching a few Zs, they’re indispensable. But if your eyelids are drooping, they can wind up causing problems — sometimes even interfering with normal vision. With offices in Salt...

Tips for Preparing Your Child for an ENT Pediatric Appointment Sep 8th, 2022

Pediatric ENT visits happen for lots of reasons, including childhood hearing loss, allergies, frequent sinus infections, and swallowing disorders. Whatever the reason for your child’s visit, if it’s their first time visiting an ear, nose, and throat specialist, they’re probably at least a little nervous. With offices in Salt Lake...

The Link Between Smoking and Sleep Apnea Aug 9th, 2022

There are lots of reasons to quit smoking, and if you’re a smoker, you probably know how quitting will benefit your heart and lungs. But what you might not know is that quitting smoking could also benefit your sleep — specifically, it could alleviate or even eliminate the symptoms of...

Understanding Posterior Nosebleeds Jul 6th, 2022

Roughly 60% of Americans have at least one nosebleed during their lifetimes, according to data from the National Library of Medicine. That’s a lot of nosebleeds — but fortunately, most can be taken care of simply, with a little home care.  Still, about 10% of nosebleeds are serious enough to need medical attention....

Consider These Tips for Dealing With Your Bothersome Allergies Jun 1st, 2022

Millions of people — kids and adults — suffer from allergies and the annoying symptoms they cause. Allergies happen when your immune system overreacts to a stimulus or trigger, including things like pollen, dust, pet dander, chemicals, and even foods. This time of the year, plenty of people are plagued by...

5 Ways to Reduce Dizziness May 1st, 2022

Remember when you were a kid, how fun it was to run in circles until you got dizzy? Well, as it turns out, dizziness isn’t nearly so fun when you’re an adult — especially when it affects your other activities. The good news is, dizziness is usually very treatable. The...

Is Acid Reflux Keeping You Up at Night? Apr 6th, 2022

About 20% of Americans suffer from GERD — gastroesophageal reflux disease, a common cause of chronic heartburn. Most of us have a little heartburn from time to time. But when it happens regularly, it can damage your esophagus — and it can also interfere with your sleep. ENT Specialists offers acid reflux treatment tailored to...

The Role of Collagen in Your Skin Mar 8th, 2022

When you’re young, it’s easy to take firm, resilient skin for granted. As you get older, though, skin starts to lose its natural “bounce,” leaving it a lot more prone to sagging and wrinkles. The reason, in part, has to do with a natural protein called collagen. In fact, over...

How We Test For Allergies Feb 6th, 2022

About 60 million Americans suffer from allergy symptoms every year, and if you’re one of them, you’re probably really familiar with at least some of the most common symptoms: itching, watery eyes; sneezing; coughing — even hives or rashes.  One of the best ways to reduce or eliminate those allergic...

What's Causing My Hair Loss? Jan 1st, 2022

Hair shedding is a normal part of the hair growth cycle, but for millions of Americans, excess shedding leads to noticeable hair loss — even balding. That includes about 80 million women and men with hereditary hair loss that’s “passed down” from their parents and grandparents. It’s true, plenty of...

Will a Newborn Hearing Test Hurt My Baby? Dec 13th, 2021

Of every 1,000 babies born in the United States every year, 2-3 will have detectable hearing loss, according to the National Institutes of Health. Treating these congenital hearing problems early is vitally important for helping your child learn, develop, and communicate as they grow. Like most other states, Utah requires...

Tips to Help You Deal With Dizziness Nov 11th, 2021

When you were a kid, feeling dizzy was the goal of a lot of fun and games: spinning in circles and amusement park rides that left you feeling wobbly were all part of the experience. But as you age, dizziness isn’t so fun anymore — and sometimes, it can be...

Recovering from a Tonsillectomy: What to Expect Oct 13th, 2021

Every year in the United States, about half a million kids and teens have their tonsils removed, making tonsillectomy one of the most commonly performed surgeries, especially among children. Still, even though tonsil removal is common, plenty of kids (and adults, too) don’t know what to expect once their tonsils...

Why Do I Keep Getting Dizzy? Sep 9th, 2021

Everyone knows your ears are for hearing. But did you know they play an important part in balance, too? In fact, ear problems are a major cause of dizziness and balance problems, especially as you get older.  Of course, your ears aren’t the only possible cause of dizziness, and finding...

5 Popular Wrinkle-Reducing Treatments Aug 16th, 2021

Every year, millions of Americans turn to minimally invasive treatments to help smooth out wrinkles and lines, restoring a more youthful, more relaxed look.  With locations in Salt Lake City, Murray, Draper, Tooele, and West Jordan, Utah, ENT Specialists makes it easy to get the most advanced wrinkle treatments available,...

Tips for Managing Seasonal Allergies Jul 14th, 2021

No doubt about it: Summer is a beautiful season in Utah, when the state’s native grasses and beautiful wildflowers bloom in profusion. All that blooming means summer is also a time of high pollen counts — and if you suffer from seasonal allergies, that means plenty of sneezing, coughing, wheezing,...

What to Do About Sinus Headaches Jun 23rd, 2021

Headaches are one of the most common medical complaints for both women and men. Like any other medical issue, headaches require a clear understanding of what’s causing painful symptoms in order to make sure the treatment is both effective and safe. Unfortunately, lots of issues can cause headaches — and...

When Is Snoring a Sign of a Deeper Problem? May 24th, 2021

Nearly half of the adult population in the United States snores from time to time. And for those people, snoring is little more than an annoyance — for them and for their sleep partners. But for about 22 million Americans, snoring is a sign of a more serious problem called...

When to Consider Cosmetic Chin Surgery Apr 14th, 2021

When it comes to facial plastic surgery, rhinoplasty and facelifts seem to get most of the attention. But cosmetic chin surgery can go a long way toward improving your profile, too, and it’s also a good way to enhance facial aesthetics in general. In fact, every year, nearly 20,000 Americans...

5 Signs of Thyroid Disease Mar 16th, 2021

Thyroid disease affects as many as 20 million men and women in the United States — about 10% of the adult population. But alarmingly, nearly two-thirds of those people don’t even know they have a thyroid problem.  Without treatment, thyroid disease can lead to serious medical problems. Learning to recognize...

Use These Tips to Minimize Allergies Feb 16th, 2021

Every year, more than 50 million adults and kids suffer from allergies, one of the top causes of chronic illness in the United States. Some people have seasonal allergies, most often striking in the spring and fall. Other people have allergies all year long, due to dust, mold, and other...

The Link Between Dizziness and Your Inner Ear Jan 25th, 2021

It’s estimated that more than half of adults worldwide suffer from episodes of dizziness or vertigo, a related condition that makes it feel like the room is spinning around you. Yet even though dizziness is common, many people who suffer from dizziness don’t get the medical evaluation or treatment they...

What Are the Goals of Voice Therapy? Dec 13th, 2020

From whispering to shouting to everyday speech, your voice plays an essential role in helping you communicate. It’s no surprise, then, that problem with your voice — even a seemingly “small” problem — can take a big toll on your life. Voice problems aren’t uncommon — in fact, about 7.5...

The Causes and Cure for Vertigo Nov 9th, 2020

About 2.4 million Americans suffer from dizziness or vertigo, according to data from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. That means not only are all these people at an increased risk of falls and injuries, but their daily lives can be disrupted, as well. Fortunately, ENT Specialists is a leader in vertigo...

What Makes Children More Susceptible to Ear Infections? Oct 15th, 2020

Of all the ailments of childhood, ear infections are certainly among the most common. According to the National Institutes of Health, about five out of every six kids will develop at least one ear infection by the time they reach their third birthday. What’s more, ear infections are the most...

How Hearing Aids Could Help That Ringing Sound in Your Ears Sep 17th, 2020

What do William Shatner, Liza Minelli, Keanu Reeves, and Barbara Streisand all have in common? They all suffer from tinnitus, a chronic healing condition that causes a persistent, ringing, humming, hissing, or buzzing noise. Tinnitus affects millions of people in the United States and around the world, and it’s not...

Removing Tonsils and Adenoids: Is it Right for Your Child? Aug 17th, 2020

There was a time when having your tonsils and adenoids removed was almost a rite of passage for most adolescents — or at least, any child who had ear infections or strep throat. But today, that’s changed. While the procedures are certainly still performed, today tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy are reserved...

What Is Balloon Sinuplasty? Jul 16th, 2020

Having sinus problems now and then is normal, especially if you have a cold. However, some people develop chronic issues that cause frequent sinus blockages that may lead to infections. When sinus problems become chronic, the usual treatments don’t always help.  The experts at ENT Specialists may be able to...

Rhinoplasty Surgery in Salt Lake City, UT Mar 28th, 2020

There are several types of surgeries that people choose to have that are to correct their look or their life. One of the surgeries that are chosen by many people is rhinoplasty. This is a surgery that is done to a person’s nose and can be done for a variety...

Sinus Headache Symptoms, Problems, Remedies, Relief Treatment & More in Draper, UT Mar 14th, 2020

Your sinuses are located inside your forehead, cheekbones, and behind the bridge of your nose. When they are inflamed, frequently due to an allergic reaction or an infection, they swell, produce more mucus, and the channels that drain them can get blocked. Very much feeling like a headache, the pain...

Causes of Protruding Ears & Treatment Options in Tooele, UT Ear Splints & Otoplasty Surgery Mar 4th, 2020

Otoplasty is the surgical reshaping of the pinna, or the outer ear. The procedure can be done to improve appearance or correct a deformity. The ears can be pinned back so they look better or reconstructed after an accident or a congenital deformity, where the outer ear is typically built up. ENT...

Sore Throat in Murray, UT; See an ENT Specialist for Silent Reflux, Tonsillitis, Hoarse Voice & More Feb 28th, 2020

There are some areas of your body that you want to make sure that you see a specialist about. These specialists that have the ability to find out what is causing the issues and ailments. When it comes to your throat it has some very important parts that are essential...

Short & Long Term Effects of Tinnitus in West Jordan, UT Feb 13th, 2020

There are lots of health conditions that people have to deal with and suffer from. The great thing is that there seems to be ways to make the symptoms decrease or to heal the underlying issue. The way that the medical field and treatments are progressing there seems to be...

When You Need to Call a Thyroid Specialist in Salt Lake City, UT; Goiter, Nodules or Lumps & More Feb 6th, 2020

Hypothyroidism means that the thyroid gland can’t make enough thyroid hormone to keep the body running normally. You need to have help to monitor your condition in the best way when you are dealing with hypothyroidism. There will be a need to see a thyroid specialist. Almost 5% of Americans...

How to Tell if a Baby is Tongue Tied in Draper, UT; Poor Speech Development & Other Symptoms Jan 31st, 2020

The majority of people often associate being tongue-tied as simply being too excited or nervous to express their words. Known as Ankyloglossia, being tongue-tied is a physical condition that is fairly common. Tongue tie is a congenital anomaly is the result by a shortened lingual frenulum. The lingual frenulum is...

Tonsillectomy in Tooele, UT; Function of Tonsils, Surgery to Remove, Recovery & More Jan 17th, 2020

Here at ENT Specialists we offer a large variety of services to our patients. One procedure that we frequently do is tonsillectomy. Most of the time this procedure is referred to as having your tonsils taken out. Though you may have heard of this procedure you may not know what it is....

Rhinoplasty Surgery Myths in Murray, UT; Can Plastic Surgeons Replicate a Celebrity Nose & More Jan 9th, 2020

Rhinoplasty is also known as ‘nose reshaping’ and a ‘nose job’. It’s a permanent way to transform the size, shape, and appearance of your nose or to improve its function. It can be done for medical reasons or for cosmetic reasons. The 2017 Plastic Surgery Statistics Report lists rhinoplasty as...

What Makes You Feel Sick & Achy in West Jordan, UT? Symptoms of Sinus Cold or Allergies Jan 2nd, 2020

There are times in the year that people tend to get sick or suffer from allergies. The winter months will bring on some illness that most people have to worry about. Winter has cold weather that sends people in the house and indoors more often. That means you are closer...

Understanding Tympanometry & Other Middle Ear Diagnostic Testing in Salt Lake City, UT Dec 20th, 2019

EEach hearing test is executed for different people and for various reasons while there are number of ways to identify a hearing loss. A medical expert can determine the type and degree of hearing loss you are experiencing with hearing tests. Where the hearing is impacted in quite a few...

How to Get Rid of Winter Allergies in Draper, UT; Best Humidity Climate, Flooring & More Dec 16th, 2019

You may look forward to the winter months as somewhat of a reprieve for those of you who suffer from allergies. Allergies are not a plague reserved for spring, but people can find winter allergies a problem. Winter allergies stem from dust mites, molds, pet dander and even cockroach feces,...

Recovery After Tonsillectomy Surgery in Tooele, UT; Throat Scabs, Diet, Rest & More Dec 7th, 2019

Any time that a surgery is performed there are lots of things that need to be thought through. The doctor you select will need to be one that you trust completely. The pros and cons of the surgery will need to be discussed. What happens during the surgery will also...

Inner, Middle & Outer Ear Infection Symptoms in Adults & Treatment to Find Relief in Murray, UT Nov 23rd, 2019

Ear infections are among the most common illnesses children develop. Though adults can have their share of them, they are more common in kids. When adults develop ear infections, they can be a bit more serious. To avoid complications, adult ear infections should be closely monitored and diagnosed by an...

Types of Cosmetic Blepharoplasty in West Jordan, UT; Upper, Lower & Double Eyelid Enhancement Nov 16th, 2019

Blepharoplasty is a surgery that corrects defects, deformities, and disfigurations of the eyelids. Also known as an eyelid lift, it’s a procedure that has become popular in recent years. From the United States to the United Kingdom and all over the world, blepharoplasty is one of the most popular plastic surgeries...

Sneezing Facts in Salt Lake City, UT; Why Do We Sneeze, How Fast Does a Sneeze Travel & More Nov 9th, 2019

With flu and cold season upon us, many people will be sneezing. Allergies are just around the corner as well. Sneezing is a reflex we simply can’t control and comes in many forms. With the sneezing you will experience or see others experience, we at ENT Specialists would like to share some...

Signs of an Ear Piercing Infection & How to Treat an Infected Cartilage or Ear Bump in Draper, UT Oct 26th, 2019

Essentially, a piercing is essentially an open wound. In order for it to heal, an earlobe piercing usually takes about 6 to 8 weeks. Generally taking longer to heal and being more prone to infection, cartilage piercings take place on the harder part of your ear. Your ear piercing can...

Do I Have a Cold or Allergies in Tooele, UT? Stuffy Nose, Body Temperature, Wheezing & More Oct 19th, 2019

There are lots of people that seem to suffer from seasonal allergies. This means you likely have a regimen on hand to treat the symptoms that can sometimes take over your life. The allergies you face can bring a series of symptoms that can cause a wrinkle in your day....

Treatment for Pediatric Obstructive & Central Sleep Apnea in Children in Murray, UT Oct 11th, 2019

Few realize there are any problems with sleep apnea among children. Generally, sleep apnea is associated with overweight adults. However, you would be surprised to know that children can suffer from sleep apnea too. For parents concerned that their children may be inflicted with sleep apnea, we at ENT Specialists would like...

Tympanostomy Surgery; Signs Your Baby or Toddler Needs Ear Tubes in West Jordan, UT; Sep 26th, 2019

From the moment you learn you are going to be a parent you begin to think about what your child will be like. You may wonder about what color hair they will have; what color eyes they will have; who they will look more like; if they will have hair...

What Does an Ear, Nose & Throat (ENT) Doctor Do in Salt Lake City, UT? Sinus Disorders & More Sep 20th, 2019

When you are having a problem with your health you will usually see the doctor that will do what they can to get to the bottom of the issue. There are lots of health problems you may have that will require the help of a specialist. There are specialists that...

Sports & Hearing Loss in Draper, UT; Tinnitus, Concussion, Swimmer’s Ear, Meningitis & More Sep 13th, 2019

There are many sports that kids and adults all over the U.S. are actively engaged in; football, baseball, basketball, competitive shooting, swimming, boxing, wrestling, martial arts, and so much more. With kids being back at school, more and more of them will become more active in their sports, and adults...

How to Treat Common Types of Skin Problems on Face in Tooele, UT; Acne, Rosacea & Eczema Aug 31st, 2019

There are some skin conditions that can be frustrating. Whether you are a teen going through some changes with puberty or an adult that has suffered from a long term conditions you want to look your best. You want to be able to go out in public and feel good...

Feeling of Something Stuck in Throat & Other Symptoms of Voice Disorders in Murray, UT Aug 24th, 2019

When you have a baby nothing is cuter then when you start to hear their voice making sound and then speaking words. The voice that you start with is not what you sound like when you are an adult. Your voice is something that changes over time and more so...

Coping with Moderate to Severe Hearing Loss in One or Two Ears in West Jordan, UT Aug 16th, 2019

When you age there are things that do not work as well as they used to. The aging process can be hard and the changes that you go through can be annoying all the way down to scary. One area that seems to always start to give people trouble is...

Bacterial & Viral Tonsillitis in Salt Lake City, UT; Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & More Aug 2nd, 2019

An inflammation of the pharyngeal tonsils, the visible glands at the back of the throat, is considered tonsillitis. Additional inflammation may include other areas of the back of the throat such as adenoids and the lingual tonsils, the tonsil tissue located at the back of the tongue. Acute, recurrent, chronic...

Ear Pain & Damage from Q Tip Cotton Swabs in Draper, UT? What to Use to Clean Ears Instead Jul 27th, 2019

Earwax’s purpose is to keep your ear canal clean. Most earwax (cerumen) is beneficial, though excessive, hard, or obstructive earwax can prove to be problematic. For the sensitive skin of the ear canal, the ear was is a normal protective coating. Water is repelled from the ear wax coating and...

Chin Plastic Surgery Types in Tooele, UT; Sliding Genioplasty & Chin Implant Procedures Jul 21st, 2019

Genioplasty is surgery on the chin. Both plastic surgeons and maxillofacial surgeons (surgeons who work on the mouth and jaw) can perform this type of surgery. It is usually a cosmetic surgery, meaning people choose to have it done for looks and not because they have a medical condition. If...

How to Prevent Vocal Cord Nodules in Murray, UT & Treat with Voice Therapy & Surgery Jul 6th, 2019

Here at the ENT Specialists we help our patients with all sorts of different health problems. Some of the issues we help people with are commonly known while others most people have never heard of. One issue we treat is vocal nodules. If you are a Pitch Perfect fan you may remember...

Tinnitus (Ringing in Ears) in West Jordan, UT; Causes, Symptoms, Movement Test, Relief & More Jun 29th, 2019

A very challenging condition to live with is tinnitus. Though it is not always obvious you have it, tinnitus can be near impossible for some. Knowing the signs can help get an early diagnosis and better treatment. Below, we at the ENT Specialists list the most common symptoms of tinnitus and how...

Facelift Myths in Salt Lake City, UT Jun 26th, 2019

There are many options in plastic surgery including injections, laser treatments and traditional surgery. The number of options when it comes to traditional surgery has led to some misconceptions and these myths can lead to confusion about certain procedures. The procedure that seems to have the most misconceptions is the...

Suffering from Allergies in Draper, UT? How to Help Stop Allergy Symptoms & More Jun 8th, 2019

Allergies are the worst! An allergic reaction happens when your body responds to a substance it is extra sensitive to. For some people it’s a food allergy like peanuts, for others it’s an environmental allergen like pollen. Allergy Diagnosis You should first determine if you have an allergy. Symptoms associated...

Vertigo Remedies in Tooele, UT; Attack Causes, Symptoms, Medication, Treatment & More Jun 1st, 2019

To help the brain get a better understanding of the movement and positioning of your body, it takes many different organs communicating with it. Your sense of balance can easily be affected when the signals sent are thrown off. In close relation to your ears, vertigo is a balance disorder...

Common Causes, Effects & Treatment of Loud Snoring in Males & Females in Murray, UT May 26th, 2019

If or the person sleeping next to you has a snoring problem, no one is getting a good night’s sleep. There are few things that are as irritating than trying to sleep through someone else’s snoring problem. When it comes to snoring, there are several underlying causes; some are easily...

What Causes Skin Tags, How to Get Rid of Them & What to Expect After Skin Tag Removal May 11th, 2019

As we go through life we are bound to have different health problems that pop up. Some of the issues that arise are large and life changing. Others are small and simple to take care of. It is in our best interest to take of our bodies no matter how...

Common Causes of Losing Your Voice in West Jordan, UT; Virus, Acid Reflux & Vocal Cord Lesions May 3rd, 2019

Have you ever had a bad cold that leads to your voice feeling stressed and strained all the way to not getting any noise out when you talk? This is what people call losing their voice and there are several reasons this can occur. Your voice is a tool you...

Placement & Removal of Ear Tubes in Salt Lake City, UT for Infection of Ears & More Apr 27th, 2019

Doctors often recommend ear tube placement for children plagued with constant infections in both ears or one of the ears, nose and throat. This procedure consists of inserting a small pressure equalization (PE) tube which is designed to alleviate pressure and drain trapped fluid. To make a small incision in...

Vocal Nodules & Mass Lesions in Draper, UT; Causes, Symptoms, Surgery Treatment & More Apr 13th, 2019

Most rely on their voices for communication, humming their favorite tune, or singing at karaoke night. When there is abnormality to our voices, many people can feel a little anxious. Where there can be many issues that lead to losing your voice, there are others more common. Today, we at...

Anosmia Causes & Diagnosis in Tooele, UT; How Do You Regain Your Loss of Smell & Taste Apr 6th, 2019

Have you ever experienced loss of smell or taste? One of life’s greatest pleasures is being able to take in a whiff of fresh bread or smelling a field full of wildflowers on a crisp spring morning. When one loses their sense of smell, it can cause a sense of...

What to Expect Before & After Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatments for Your Face in Murray, UT Mar 23rd, 2019

Skin resurfacing is a procedure that uses a laser to improve the appearance of skin or to treat minor facial flaws by removing layers of skin. The new skin cells that form during the healing process will reveal skin that is tighter and younger looking. Skin resurfacing can be used...

New Hearing Aid Technology in West Jordan, UT; Feedback Noise Management & More Mar 16th, 2019

The technology that is used in hearing aids has improved tenfold in the last decade. If you think about how much our lives revolve around technology now as opposed to ten years ago, it is mind blowing. The situation is no different when it comes to hearing aids. Now they...

Pros to Inspire Outpatient Procedure; the New Sleep Apnea Therapy Treatment in Salt Lake City, UT Mar 8th, 2019

Do you wake up in the morning feeling as if you got no restful sleep? Do you find that you have a hard time focusing and are falling asleep on your drive home from work? If you experience either of these symptoms, you may be suffering from sleep apnea and...

Effective Hair Transplant Replacement Surgery Procedure for Thinning Hair in Draper, UT Mar 2nd, 2019

Hair loss can be upsetting and affect one’s self-esteem. Luckily, there’s a solution. It’s called hair replacement surgery and the procedure has become more advanced than ever before. What are some things you should know about the procedure? Hair Replacement Surgery 1. Not everyone is a good candidate for hair...

How to Prevent Keloids on Ear Piercings etc in Tooele, UT; Causes, Treatment & More Feb 23rd, 2019

When you are dealing with a skin condition that is not only causing a blemish in some way but is also causing trouble to one of your senses. A keloid is a skin condition that often times will just be a blemish but when they appear near the ear or...

Tonsillectomy in Adults; What to Expect After Tonsil Removal Surgery in Murray, UT Feb 15th, 2019

Tonsils that only get infected every once in awhile do not require any serious treatment and you can typically just ride it out. But if a patient suffers from excessive tonsil infections that lead to other problems, like sleep apnea for instance, your doctor may likely decide you are better...

Am I a Balloon Sinuplasty Candidate in West Jordan, UT; as an Alternative to Sinus Surgery? Feb 9th, 2019

Anyone who deals with chronic sinus problems knows how miserable it can be. Many people that have sinus infections experience them chronically which can be a lifelong struggle. What if there were treatments that could make a difference in regards to this issue? Those struggling, will often try anything to...

Sinus Pressure But Ears Won’t Pop in Salt Lake City, UT? Clogged Ear Sinus Infections & More Feb 2nd, 2019

In the winter season it is common for the sinus to dry out and get infected, which causes the sinuses to get clogged, not to mention all the cold and flu bugs that we can get during the winter season. Sinus pressure doesn’t just affect the nose but the ears...

Can Your Tonsils & Adenoids Grow Back After a Tonsillectomy & Adenoidectomy in Draper, UT? Jan 26th, 2019

When you are a child there are some kids that seem to get sick more often than other kids. They may get strep throat and other illness that sends them to a specialist to have a diagnosis found. The majority of the time the problem is that the tonsils and...

Dry, Crusty Nose in Tooele, UT? Relief from Winter Sinusitis, Humidity Sinus Pressure & More Jan 18th, 2019

The cold air seeping in from the winter scene can be absolutely brutal to your body in a number of ways. Dry winter air will syphon the moisture from you, leaving your skin dry and cracked and sinuses even more so. To help you combat the winter air and prevent...

Swallowing Disorders in Murray, UT; 4 Stages of Dysphagia, Causes, Treatment & More Jan 12th, 2019

Common in all age groups, particularly the elderly, difficulty in swallowing, or dysphagia, is something that affects many of us. Dysphagia is the feeling of passing food or liquid from the mouth to the stomach with difficulty. Where most are temporary and non-threatening, dysphagia is caused by quite a few...

What is the Meaning of Dizziness & Vertigo in West Jordan, UT? Treatment Options & More Jan 5th, 2019

Have you ever been sitting in a chair that spins around and just send it spinning? When the chair comes to a stand still you are still feeling the effects of the movement. This makes it hard to stand up and walk or do just about anything that needs coordination....

Facial Scars Treatment in Salt Lake City, UT; How to Remove Old Wound Scars from Face Dec 28th, 2018

One often feels self conscious when they have to bear facial scars. Depending on how many layers of skin was affected, dictates the severity of the scarring that could have derived from accidents, severe acne, burns, and past surgeries. When a scar happens, it is permanent, unless the patient invests...

Swollen Lymph Nodes in Draper, UT; Causes, Symptoms & Neck Dissection Surgery Treatment Dec 21st, 2018

Lymphadenopathy, or swollen lymph nodes, can develop in multiple areas of the body including behind the ears, under the arms, sides of the neck, in the abdomen, beneath the chin, in the groin, and in the popliteal fossa, which is less common. Filtering the lymph from toxic agents and waste...

Surgery for Nasal Septal Deviation & Relief from Bone Spur Migraine Headaches in Tooele, UT Dec 8th, 2018

Have you been having frequent migraines? If so, have you considered seeing an ENT specialist? Many people never assume an ear, nose and throat specialist can help you combat your migraines but they can. Many people who suffer from migraines are actually suffering from bone spurs in the neck and spine...

Why is Honey Good for Your Throat After Tonsillectomy Surgery in Murray, UT? Dec 1st, 2018

A surgical procedure that removes the tonsils is known as tonsillectomy. Located in the back of your throat are two small glands that the tonsils. These glands house the white blood cells that combat infections, however, the tonsils themselves can become infected. Tonsil swelling and a sore throat are common...

Sinus Infection Ear Pressure Relief in West Jordan, UT; Pain Medication, Surgery & More Nov 24th, 2018

There are many questions that may cross your mind when you experience a painful episode of sinus congestion. Typically, the sinus pressure can easily be identified by the pain you are feeling in your ears. The sinuses and ears are connected, causing the pain in the ears. The pressure in...

Sore Throat, Cough, Flu, Sinus Infections or Sickness After Flying on Airplane in Salt Lake City, UT Nov 10th, 2018

As we approach the holiday season, many people are being proactive and booking their flight to their destinations for the upcoming holidays. With the crowded spaces, long flights, and extensive travel plans we face, many people ask themselves, “Can flying on the plane result in a cold, flu, or sinus...

Snoring Treatments that Work in Draper, UT; What Causes You to Snore & How to Fix Nov 3rd, 2018

On occasion, at least 45% of average adults snore and about 25% snore habitually. Only usually worsening with age, snoring is a more frequent issue in males and overweight people. Snoring should not be taken lightly as snoring can be an indication of breathing obstructions. Today, we at the ENT Specialists,...

When to Worry About a Nosebleed in Tooele, UT; Frequent, Bleeds with Clots & More Oct 27th, 2018

About 60% of all nosebleeds are relatively harmless, while about 34% are a minor problem that may need further medical assistance and 6% requiring medical care. There are a few occasions when a nosebleed may be little more than just a fluke while other times it is imperative you seek...

Child Ear Care in Murray, UT; How to Clean & Remove Excessive Ear Wax from Children’s Ears Oct 13th, 2018

Most doctors will warn new parents and tell them never to clean their child’s ear by using any foreign object including Q-Tips. As many parents fear damaging their child’s ears, they usually will leave the ear canal alone and tend to other hygienic needs. However children do need their ear...

Painful Lump in Throat Comes & Goes when Swallowing or Constant in West Jordan, UT Oct 6th, 2018

Feeling a lump in your throat is not uncommon. Most experience the painless sensation at least once in their life. What is known as globus sensation, is when you feel a lump, bump, or swelling in your throat without having an actual lump. The most essential element that sets globus sensation apart...

Dizziness, Motion Sickness & Vertigo in Salt Lake City, UT; Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & More Sep 28th, 2018

Dizziness is one of those conditions that many don’t take very seriously. However, dizziness can be a warning sign to other, more severe health conditions. It can cause a loss of balance that leads to injuries including head trauma. ENT Specialists would like to dive deeper into the causes of dizziness and...

Sinus Balloon Surgery Myths & Facts in Draper, UT; Recovery, Aftercare, High Success Rate & More Sep 15th, 2018

Balloon surgery, also known as the Balloon Sinuplasty procedure is commonly used to treat chronic sinusitis and other related conditions for long-term relief, though there are over-the-counter and prescription remedies to help reduce the suffering. Being that balloon surgery is a relatively new procedure, there is a lot of confusion...

Remedies for How to Fight Seasonal Fall Ragweed Pollen Allergies & More in Tooele, UT Sep 8th, 2018

Though fall is not quite here, it is well on its way. Allergy seasons do not always correlate with our calendars but fall allergies such as those with reactions to mold and ragweed among other common fall culprits can start reacting to the increasing pollen count. Though you ma not...

Swollen & Enlarged Adenoids in Murray, UT; Symptoms, Adenoidectomy Treatment & More Sep 1st, 2018

How is your body able to control the amount of illness that you come across? There are systems that are in place that will help to fight off and kill bacteria and germs that are trying to make you sick. Your body will create white blood cells that work to...

How to Prevent Chronic Middle Ear Pain & Infections in Toddlers in West Jordan, UT Aug 18th, 2018

Before the age of 5, most children experience at least once ear infection. If these ear infections continue frequently or the child experiences hearing loss due to the fluid build-up, the child’s doctor might suggest ear tubes. If other alternative treatments are not working, the tubes can provide the relief...

Causes of Common Thyroid Problems in Salt Lake City, UT; Hyperthyroidism & Hypthyroidism Aug 11th, 2018

Almost all of the metabolic processes in your body are influenced by the thyroid glands through the produced hormones. There are a number of thyroid disorders that range from small and harmless to severe and life-threatening. The lesser is goiter or enlarged gland, and the greater is cancers. Thyroid problems that are the most...

Sinus Headaches in Draper, UT; Causes, Symptoms & Nasal Polyp & Balloon Surgery Treatment Aug 4th, 2018

Inside your forehead, cheekbones, and behind the bridge of your nose are your sinuses with air-filled spaces. Generally due to an allergic reaction or an infection, they swell, produce more mucus, and the channels that drain them can get blocked when they are inflamed. The pain that the buildup of...

Complications of Untreated Obstructive & Central Sleep Apnea in Tooele, UT; Treatment & More Jul 21st, 2018

When a person’s breathing is interrupted during sleep, it could be a very serious sleep disorder known as sleep apnea. Sleep apnea left untreated causes people to stop breathing repeatedly during their sleep; in some cases, they can stop breathing hundreds of times throughout the night. The brain and the rest...

Early Symptoms of Thyroid Problems in Murray, UT; Swelling or Discomfort in the Neck & More Jul 14th, 2018

Thyroid problems affect an estimated twenty million Americans and about 60% of those that do suffer from thyroid problems, goes un-diagnosed. The thyroid plays a major role in your body’s functions. The thyroid is a butterfly shaped gland located in the throat that helps our metabolism along with some minor...

Benefits of Chemical Peels in West Jordan, UT; Repair Sun Damaged Skin, Get Rid of Acne Scars & More Jul 8th, 2018

There are quite a few people, particularly celebrities that have beautiful radiant skin no matter their age. Though some are natural, others get a little assistance with chemical peels. To revitalize the skin, chemical peels are the least invasive procedures. Though there are other options to achieve optimal results, there are...

Tongue Tied in Salt Lake City, UT? Ankyloglossia Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & More Jun 23rd, 2018

When someone mentions being tongue-tied, most think that someone was just too excited or nervous to express their words. However, being tongue-tied is a physical condition that is fairly common and is known as Ankyloglossia. Caused by a shortened lingual frenulum tongue tie is a congenital anomaly. The tight, thick...

Foreign Body in Ear in Draper, UT; Symptoms, Proper Removal Tools & Instruments & More Jun 17th, 2018

There are a number of scenarios where a foreign body or object gets lodged into someone’s ear. Kids are famous for sticking toys and food in their ears. However it doesn’t always stop there. There have been times when insects have been found in someone’s ear or sand from a...

Symptoms & Treatment Options for How to Fix a Broken or Fractured Nose in Tooele, UT Jun 9th, 2018

The majority of people will experience getting struck in the nose at some point in their lives; whether its from contact sports, non-contact sports, a case of being a klutz, or even a scuffle. When the nose is struck the first thought is the overwhelming pain followed by trying to...

Fundamentals of Hearing Aids in Murray, UT; How Do Hearing Aids Work for the Deaf? May 27th, 2018

Hearing aids are small electronic devices that you wear behind or in our ear. They are designed so person suffering from hearing loss can listen, communicate, and participate more fully in daily activities by making sounds louder. With the use of a hearing aid, folks can hear optimally in both...

Is Sore Throat, Strep & Tonsillitis the Same Thing? Causes, Symptoms, Treatment & More May 20th, 2018

Children seem to get sick a lot and many times, sore throat, strep and tonsillitis all get used for the same condition, but they are all different and do not mean the same thing. Tonsillitis is a condition where the tonsils are inflamed. Strep throat is an infection caused by...

Vertigo VS Dizziness in West Jordan, UT; Vestibular System Disorder Causes & Treatment May 13th, 2018

When our sense of balance is not quite right, dizziness is the broad term we use to explain how we feel. Feeling dizzy, reported by some, is feeling as if everything is spinning around them or as if they are spinning themselves. When referencing vertigo by doctors, this what they...

Face & Neck Liposuction for Chubby Cheeks, Double Chins & More in West Jordan, UT Feb 25th, 2018

Many people, despite a good diet and exercise will still have fat that deposits around the face. These fat deposits can make people think they look older, look overweight or just plain unattractive. These fatty deposits can create the appearance of bags under the eyes, sagging jowls, double chin, turkey...

What Happens When You Sing Too Much? Can it Damage Your Voice or Vocal Chords? Feb 25th, 2018

Can there be a possibility that when you sing too much it can cause damage to your vocal chords? Those that are in love with music may say no. However, there are studies that show your vocal chords can be damaged if you are singing without taking proper care of...

What Levels of Hearing Loss Require a Hearing Aid in Murray, UT? Deafness & More Feb 25th, 2018

When you think about a hearing impairment most people will think of their grandparents. They are used to seeing their grandpa or grandma adjusting their hearing aids and that might be the extent of their thoughts on the matter. The interesting thing is that hearing loss is something that covers...

How to Cure Sinus or Nasal Polyps in Tooele, UT; Causes, Latest Surgery Treatment & More Feb 25th, 2018

Do you feel as if you’re suffering from a chronic cold or nasal congestion? You may have tried over the counter medication, yet the cold and congestion doesn’t seem to go away. If so, you might be suffering from sinus polyps AKA nasal polyps rather than a cold. Sinus polyps are a benign growth...

Can You Develop Seasonal Allergies Later in Life in Draper, UT? Late Onset Allergies Feb 25th, 2018

If you haven’t ever experienced seasonal or food allergies, and you are past adolescence, don’t think you are out of the woods just yet. It is possible you could start to experience allergy symptoms later in life, even if you haven’t ever had to struggle with them before. ENT Specialists is here...

Allergy Relief Tips when Doing Yard Work with Seasonal Allergies in Salt Lake City, UT Feb 25th, 2018

Protecting yourself from allergies us no easy task when you set out to do yard work. Whether you want to take care of your garden or maintain your grass, avoiding the allergies can be a challenge. Taking an antihistamine before you go outside when you know you are going to...

Why is Coordination & Balance Therapy Important to Your Fitness Routine in Tooele, UT? Feb 25th, 2018

There is much more that goes into balance than one would think. Balance play a key role in your health and should be an important part of every fitness routine. Whether you are applying it in yoga, strength training, or in an effort to improve your agility, everyone can benefit...

ENT Specialists Partners with FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers to Meet Health & Wellness Goals Feb 25th, 2018

If you have any physical ailments that prohibit you from moving and living the way you wish to, it may be time to make a change. ENT Specialists is proud to announce we are teaming up with FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers to offer our patients a whole new level in healthy living programs....

Symptoms of Thyroid Problems in Draper, UT; Sore Neck or Throat, Increased Appetite & More Feb 18th, 2018

With more than 20 million Americans suffering from thyroid disorders, being even more common than diabetes and heart diseases, it is estimated that 60% of cases go undiagnosed. Seemingly innocent problems can indicate bigger medical issues, which is why people in general should pay more attention to their bodies and...

Common Reasons & How to Stop Dry, Uncontrollable Coughing at Night in Salt Lake City, UT Feb 10th, 2018

Some have had similar experiences where they have felt good throughout the day, without having any kind of symptoms suggesting that you are ill. However, after tucking yourself into bed you get a tickly feeling in the throat, which cause a slight cough, and within minutes you are having a...

Different Types in Ear Infections in Murray, UT; Inner, Middle & Outer AKA Swimmer’s Ear Jan 28th, 2018

When someone talks about an ear infection almost everyone can say they have suffered from one at some time or another. The ear is a common area in the body to become infected. The majority of ear infections are actually in children and teens but adults are not immune to...

Why Do I Keep Getting Nose Bleeds? How to Prevent & Stop Epistaxis in West Jordan, UT Jan 20th, 2018

Nose bleeds are a fairly common occurrence, brought on for varying differences that are not usually a serious health problem. More often than not, nose bleeds can be treated at home with a quick response. Further medical treatments might be required, such as packing the nose and antibiotics to prevent an...

Runny Nose, Sore Throat, Ear Pain & More During Cold Winter Weather in Tooele, UT Jan 13th, 2018

With winter officially upon us, you or someone you know is bound to be exposed to nasty ailments that frequently affect the ears, nose, or throat. From horrible colds, to a bad flu, and sore throats being the most common, the colder the weather gets, the chances of you catching...

Earbuds VS Headphones; Can They Damage Your Ears & Cause Hearing Loss in Draper, UT? Dec 30th, 2017

When you jump in the car and crank up the music, head out for a run and put in your earbuds or go out for an event, you might be causing damage to your ears and hearing. The amount of music that you listen to and how you listen to...

Dry Nasal Passages & Throat in Salt Lake City, UT; Sjogren’s Syndrome & Other Causes & Relief Dec 23rd, 2017

Dry nose is a trademark symptom of allergies or even a cold. Typically, dry nose is a harmless ailment that is, at most, uncomfortable and a nuisance to deal with. There are a few remedies that can help you find relief. Typically, dry nasal passages are the result of needing...

Sudden Dizzy Spells in Murray, UT? Treatment to Get Rid of Dizziness & Feeling Light Headed Dec 17th, 2017

Some people experience dizziness more frequently than others. Some common reasons include medication side effects, migraines, and alcohol consumption to name a few. Additionally, dizziness can be triggered from an inner ear problem where the balance is regulated. Vertigo is commonly associated with dizziness. Benign positional vertigo (BPV) is one...

Salivary Duct Stones; What is the Treatment for a Blocked Salivary Gland in West Jordan, UT? Dec 3rd, 2017

Salivary gland stones or sometimes also known as salivary duct stones is when a calcified structure forms on the inside of the salivary gland or duct. When this occurs, saliva is blocked and unable to flow out and into the mouth. This can sometimes cause a problem. There are multiple parotid glands located...

Causes & How to Prevent Frequent Nosebleeds that Won’t Stop this Winter in Draper, UT Nov 25th, 2017

If it seems like the winter months are filled with frequent nosebleeds, it isn’t your imagination. Winter is the most common time of the year when people experience frequent nose bleeding. It can be more than irritating, especially when you are in public and anxious to have the bleeding stop. ENT...

Causes & Treatment of Acute Laryngitis & Other Common Voice Disorders in Salt Lake City, UT Nov 18th, 2017

Many people don’t give voice disorders two seconds thought until they are dealing with them. There is a long list of disorders that affect your voice. When you’re having problems with your voice, it can be debilitating. The physicians at ENT Specialists are here to talk about some of the most common...

Fractured or Broken Nose in Murray, UT; Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Healing Time Nov 4th, 2017

A break or crack in the bone or cartilage of your nose is a nasal fracture or nose fracture; basically a broken nose. The area that divides your nostrils, known as the septum just over the bridge of your nose is the area typically broken. More often than not, the...

Ways to Care for Your Ears to Prevent Hearing Loss & Damage in West Jordan, UT Oct 28th, 2017

The part of your ear that hears sound is called the cochlea. It is a part of your hearing but is also a part of the nervous system. The problem is that the cochlea cannot repair itself so any damage that is done is permanent. Your hearing is a precious...

Is Balloon Sinuplasty Right for You in Draper, UT? Sinus Surgery Procedure & Recovery Oct 21st, 2017

Dealing with chronic sinusitis can be miserable. It will often bring with it horrible migraines and pressure that is difficult to endure. Anytime you are experiencing chronic health problems, your quality of life is drastically affected. For those that suffer from chronic sinusitis there is a cutting edge technique called balloon sinuplasty to offer...

Does Pink Noise Hyperacusis Get Better or Go Away with Treatment in Tooele, UT? Oct 7th, 2017

Most people love to engage in a conversation at a party while music is playing and other party guests are have loud conversations in the room at the same time. You should also be able to attend a concert or play that has sounds from the stage without experiencing pain...

Deviated Septum in Draper, UT; Causes, Symptoms, Surgery Treatment & Recovery Oct 1st, 2017

The nasal septum is the bone and cartilage that divide the nasal cavity of the nose. If the septum is deviated there’s a sideways displacement of the bone and cartilage. Approximately 80% of people in the United States do not have a straight nasal septum. A deviated septum only refers...

Newest Hearing Aid Technology & Future of Hearing Loss Treatment in Salt Lake City, UT Sep 23rd, 2017

Many Americans are faced with the reality that they are losing some of their hearing function. This can be a devastating and more than challenging position to find yourself in. For those that are suffering from some sort of hearing loss, there is some new technology advances that make hearing...

Recurring Nosebleeds in Murray, UT; What Can Cause a Sudden Nosebleed & How to Prevent Sep 10th, 2017

If you have ever suffered from a nosebleed then you are in the majority of the population. A nosebleed is not uncommon and can happen for many reasons at any age. Studies have shown that more than 60% of the population will suffer from a nosebleed at some moment in...

How to Remove Wound & Other Scars from Your Face with Scar Revision Surgery in West Jordan, UT Sep 3rd, 2017

Having facial scars often leaves one feeling self conscious. They can be derived from severe acne, burns, past surgeries, or accidents. Depending on how many layers of skin was affected, impacts the recovery period. When the scar is formed, it is permanent, but thanks to surgical options, many of these...

Balloon Sinuplasty for Sinus Problems in Draper, UT; Surgery Procedure, Recovery & More Aug 26th, 2017

When you are dealing with a chronic disorder of any kind it can be stressful. Fortunately, with many conditions there are procedures that can be done to alleviate the pain or discomfort. Your sinuses are an important part of your everyday life and when you don’t have full use, it...

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo in Tooele, UT; Symptoms, Causes, Treatment & More Aug 13th, 2017

Have you been experiencing vertigo or dizziness? You might feel like their must be something wrong with your brain which causes you, without any warning, to lose your balance. There are many conditions that can result in a loss of balance, but in many cases the problem is not with...

Hearing Loss & Problems in Children in Draper, UT; Causes, Signs, Treatment & More Aug 6th, 2017

It’s important to be on top of your children’s hearing because when children have problems hearing, they will have problems socializing. Children learn to communicate by imitating the sounds they hear. If they have a hearing problem that is left undetected and untreated, they will be at a disadvantage as...

Is Inside Your Nose So Dry & Crusty that it’s Bleeding & Has Scabs in Salt Lake City, UT? Aug 1st, 2017

Whether it is allergies or a cold, the symptoms are similar; often coughing, sneezing, congestion, and so on. On the flip side, some get the opposite of a runny nose and it is excessively dry. Dry nose can be a bit uncomfortable, but thankfully, more often than not, it can...

Parotid, Submandibular & Sublingual Saliva Gland Surgery Removal in Murray, UT Jul 15th, 2017

Saliva is a watery substance that is secreted by the salivary glands. The salivary glands are part of the upper digestive system. The salivary glands discharge saliva in the mouth though small tubes called ducts. Saliva helps maintain good oral health and aids in chewing and food digestion. There are three...

How to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear Infection & Stop the Inflammation & Pain in West Jordan, UT Jul 9th, 2017

The hot summer season is here. Most of us will look to escape the heat by diving into a pool. Whether you are out on vacation, by the lake, pool, or even enjoy swimming for exercise, there is a health concern for our ear drums. Swimmer’s Ear is a common problem among...

What Are Allergic Reactions? Likelihood of Developing & Treatment for Allergies in Tooele, UT Jul 2nd, 2017

Allergies are responses to environmental stimulus, and those responses are genetically transmitted to our descendants. If you are allergic, there is a 25% possibility that your offspring will inherit the same vulnerability. Some allergies can be life threatening, especially if sensitive to animal stings and bites. For most of us, allergies...

Causes of Speech Delay; How to Know if Your Child Has a Voice Disorder in Draper, UT Jun 17th, 2017

Do you feel like your child has a louder voice than normal and/or maybe a little raspy? If so these are just a couple of signs that your child may have a voice disorder. A voice disorder is a fairly common occurrence especially in kids but it is still not...

Signs of Congenital & Acquired Hearing Loss in Baby Newborns Jun 10th, 2017

One of the leading birth defects is hearing loss. Most parents worry about whether or not their newborn may have this defect. There are many ways to detect hearing loss and even ways to help prevent it during and after pregnancy. ENT Specialists will share how you can watch your infant for signs...

How Can Laser Skin Resurfacing Improve Your Skin in Murray, UT? Jun 3rd, 2017

Having youthful skin is a goal that many people have. As you age, your skin starts to lose elasticity and begins to wrinkle. Not only do we have to worry about wrinkles, but skin damage, scars, liver spots, and enlarged oil glands effect the way your skin looks. All of...

Seasonal Allergy Relief Kit in Tooele, UT May 20th, 2017

For those who are suffering from spring time allergies, you may want to be prepared with all the items to help relieve your allergy symptoms. ENT Specialists will share what every person who suffers from spring time or even year around allergies should have with them as their allergy relief kit. These are...

Ways to Protect Your Ears from Damage & Prevent Hearing Loss in West Jordan, UT May 13th, 2017

The world around us has become a noisy place, with dangerously loud sounds coming from multiple directions regularly; from work environments and home life to extracurricular activities. In order to preserve our hearing as we get older, we need to be more conscious of the sounds around us and the...

Benefits of Balloon Sinuplasty Surgery as Treatment for Chronic Sinusitis in Draper, UT May 6th, 2017

Do you suffer from pressure in your nose or teeth that causes facial pain or headache? Do you have constant green or yellow mucus; suffer from sore throat or fatigue? If so, you might have Chronic Sinusitis which leads to many daily discomforts that never seem to go away. There is a...

Function of Tonsils & Adenoids in Salt Lake City, UT and Diseases Apr 22nd, 2017

Tonsils and adenoids are common enough to people that they can identify the basics of these parts of the human anatomy. They can be linked to causing frequent illnesses and it is not unheard of for folks to need their tonsils removed. But what may be elusive to most is the function they...

Airplane Ear; What Causes it & How to Prevent Ear Pain When Flying & Landing in Murray, UT Apr 15th, 2017

If you have ever had intense ear pain when traveling on a plane during landing, you aren’t alone. Many people experience what is known as “airplane ear”. It can leave sufferers feeling pretty miserable. Luckily, there are a few steps you can take to make air travel more comfortable. ENT Specialists are...

What Happens if You Pick Your Nose Too Much & How to Stop Child from Nose Picking in Tooele, UT Apr 9th, 2017

If you look around a room that is full of children you are sure to see a few with a finger up their nose. It seems like fingers up the nose are just natural for children and there may be some good reason behind it. Most parents can be seen...

Do I Have a Cold, Allergies or Sinus Infection in Draper, UT? Signs, Symptoms & Diagnosis Mar 25th, 2017

When it comes to someone that does not feel good, it can difficult to determine what is happening and what the diagnosis really is. There are times when you think you have a cold when you could just be suffering from allergies or it could be something more serious such as sinusitis. They are each...

Is it Bad to Use Q Tips & Ear Candles in Ears? Should You Try to Remove Impacted Ear Wax & Blockages Mar 18th, 2017

Cleaning the ear wax out of your ear is something that many people consider a healthy hygiene practice. Not everybody’s ears produce a large amount of ear wax. If you find that yours are producing more than you think is normal, it might be tempting to take care of that...

Croup in Infants & Children in Salt Lake City, UT Mar 12th, 2017

The first time a new parent hears the haunting sound of a barking cough and a distinct rasp in their child’s voice, the panic, even if well managed on the outside, is raging through your mind. You start asking yourself, “What is that?” “What is causing that awful wheezing and hoarse cough?”...

Benefits of Speech Treatment Surgery & Therapy for Voice Disorders at our Voice Centers in SLC Feb 26th, 2017

When you rely on your voice in your career, voice disorders can be devastating. To have a healthy voice, you need to two elements, to have healthy vocal folds and practice proper voice use. Without these two factors, it is a recipe for disaster and can seriously affect your life. There are several...

ENT Doctors Pull Live Cockroach from Women’s Skull After Detecting with a Nasal Endoscopy Feb 19th, 2017

Cockroaches are notorious for being disgusting creatures. They feast on filth and reproduce like crazy, making infestation a common result. The thought of a cockroach crawling anywhere on your body makes most people squirm. ENT Specialists is here to talk about a cockroach that actually crawled up a woman’s nose, causing her...

Scar Revision & Removal Surgery & Procedure Types in Tooele, UT Feb 12th, 2017

Living with scars can make people feel withdrawn from the world and feel self conscious about their appearance, especially facial scarring and stretch marks. They are the leading complaints in today’s society. However there is hope with today’s technology. We have the ability to revise and reduce the appearance of scars with different scar...

Main Pattern Baldness AKA Androgenic Alopecia; Early Signs, Causes, Stages Jan 29th, 2017

Male Pattern Baldness (MPB) or Androgenic Alopecia is the most common type of hair loss in men. It is estimated that 50% of all men in their 50s or older has MPB to some extent. There are many questions as to what causes MPB and what can be done to help...

Skin Care Myths, Misconceptions & Facts in Salt Lake City, UT Jan 22nd, 2017

Marketers love to create ads that produce many myths about skin care products. These myths lure more people to buy their products. Unfortunately by misleading customers, disappointed shoppers see little results and think these products don’t work. ENT Specialists wants to bring these myths out into the open and reveal how some...

Symptoms, Severity & Treatment for Reactions to Food Allergies in Murray, UT Homes & Schools Jan 15th, 2017

Imagine that you are out with your kids having a relaxing picnic lunch and you notice that you child is developing a rash after eating a peanut butter sandwich. Some level of panic will surely set in when you realized that your child could potentially have an allergy to a...

Cochlear Implant Surgery in West Jordan, UT Jan 1st, 2017

Cochlear implants are electronic devices that replace the function of the damaged inner ear and differ from the traditional hearing aid. Hearing aids make sounds louder where cochlear implants do the work of damaged parts of the inner ear, such as the cochlea, to provide sound signals to the brain. A...

Do You or Your Child Have Ears that Stick Out? Dec 26th, 2016

Otoplasty or ear surgery, can improve the shape, proportion or position of the ears. Defects in the structure of the ear can be corrected and it can treat ears that are misshapen due to an injury. Protruding or disfigured ears can be corrected along with overly large ears, a condition called macrotia. Both...

Cervical Abscess AKA Deep Neck Infection Symptoms & Treatment in Draper, UT Dec 18th, 2016

What is a neck abscess? A neck abscess is sometimes called a Cervical Abscess or even a Deep Neck Infection. A neck abscess is a collection of pus caused by an infection that fills between the structures of the neck. The pus will increase; the soft tissue will expand, and then push against either...

How Pressure Equalization (PE) Tubes Can Help With Childhood Ear Infections in Salt Lake City, UT Dec 4th, 2016

Did you know that one of the most common issues that parents bring their child to the pediatrician and ENT Specialists for is an ear infection. It seems that children suffer from them periodically and some kids have a more long term problem with ear infections. The middle ear is the area that...

Are Strep Throat Bacterial Infections Contagious? Nov 27th, 2016

Strep throat is a fairly common issue in mostly children, but adults are just as susceptible. Throats can be subject to many issues; some needing extreme methods to heal these problems. Strep throat is basically an infection within the throat, which was caused by group A streptococci bacteria. Strep throat often results in...

Indoor Dust Mite, Mold, Cockroaches & Pet Dander Winter Allergies Nov 21st, 2016

For those of you who suffer from allergies, you may look forward to the fall and winter months as somewhat of a reprieve. However some of you may still feel the effects of allergies even in the winter. How can this be when spring and summer pollen are gone? Well your...

Treating Common Speech Disorders in West Jordan, UT Nov 7th, 2016

It can be hard to decide if your child needs to see a speech language pathologist, or more commonly known speech therapist, because the range of “normal” is very wide. You also need to make sure you’re not comparing your child with other children the same age because while other children...

Cold Winter Weather Sinus Pain, Congestion, Infection & Allergy Problems & Solutions in Tooele, UT Oct 30th, 2016

After the summer season slowly drifts away, fall makes an appearance and is then followed by the cold winter season. With that cold of winter, it also could mean changes in your body and especially your sinuses. As we close up our home to help keep it warm, we also...

What Part of the Ear Helps Maintain and is Responsible for Balance? Oct 23rd, 2016

Have you ever felt like the world around you is spinning? Like you might tip over any minute? These are all issues with your balance. You may not realize this, but your ears have a big effect on your balance system. There are several illnesses that can cause dizziness and the...

Signs of Hearing Loss in Toddlers & Children in Draper, UT Oct 10th, 2016

Hearing in our little ones is so important. They use this skill to develop speech and listening skills to help them play, learn, and even be alerted from danger. Hearing loss can be due to many things such as untreated ear infections, other infections such as meningitis, mumps, measles or whooping cough. Perforation of the eardrum, excessive noise,...

How Do You Know if Your Tonsils Are Swollen, Infected Oct 2nd, 2016

When you open your mouth and look at the back of your throat, you will be able to see your tonsils. They are the two large lumps of flesh that are on both sides of your throat. Their main purpose is to catch all the bacteria and viruses that try to enter your...

What Causes Snoring in Men, Females & Children at Night When Sleeping? Sep 26th, 2016

There are few things that can ruin a good night’s sleep like snoring. Not only is snoring incredibly obnoxious when you are trying to get some sleep, it can be a sign of some serious health issues. When you or someone you love struggles with snoring, you want to make sure you...

FAQ’s for Office Balloon Sinus Dilation Procedure Sep 13th, 2016

1. Is the procedure covered by insurance? Yes, many insurance providers cover this procedure. Your doctor will get prior-authorization from your insurance carrier to verify your benefits. 2. Does it hurt? You will experience facial pressure, which is normal, but pain should be at a minimum. Should you experience pain at any time during...

Different Types of Brow Lifts in West Jordan, UT Sep 12th, 2016

When you look at yourself in the mirror and see the appearance of your face, does it reflect the way you’re feeling? Our eyes and forehead play a big role in the way our emotions are communicated with those around us. As we age, the skin on our forehead begins...

Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment Tips for Wrinkles, Acne Scars, Blotches & Fine Lines in Tooele, UT Sep 4th, 2016

Has aging, acne or too much sun left your face with scars, winkles, blotches or fine lines? Laser skin surfacing may be the answer to giving your skin its youthful, healthy look. Laser skin resurfacing is an effective procedure for patients with wrinkles, lines, uneven pigmentation or superficial facial scars like acne scarring that does...

Causes & Prevention of Hoarseness & Treatment for Mild & Chronic Hoarse Voice in Draper, UT Aug 30th, 2016

Having a hoarse voice can be an annoyance, though most often than not, loved ones are quite entertained and often do a lot of teasing and joking at your expense. But what exactly happens to make your voice hoarse? What causes it and what is the best treatment for hoarse voice? Finally, what...

What Does a Deviated Septum Feel Like? Aug 13th, 2016

Your nose is one of the first things people see when they look at you. You have seen people with a severely crooked nose, and clearly these people have a deviated septum. No nose is perfect, but a deviated septum not only makes your nose look different, it can have a...

Tympanostomy Ear Tube Placement Surgery for Infants in Murray, UT Aug 7th, 2016

Some parents may not quite understand what is going on with their baby’s ears. Frequent ear infections and seemingly temporary hearing reduction has you worried. But take a deep breath and relax, your baby is more than likely inflicted with otitis media (OM) or the more lament term, middle ear infections. A common issue throughout the country,...

Acid Reflux; Causes, Symptoms, Foods to Avoid, Testing, Diagnosis & Treatment in West Jordan, UT Jul 31st, 2016

ENT Specialists are very familiar with a burden that inflicts men and women, as well as the young and old, and that is acid reflux. Patients can experience acid reflux from mild, moderate and severe degrees. When you eat, the food arrives in the stomach by ways of being fed down the...

Signs, Symptoms, Skin Testing, Medicine & Treatment of Summer Allergies in Tooele, UT Jul 18th, 2016

It seems that most people suffer from allergies during Spring when all the plants and flowers are in full bloom. The pollen count is high during this time and that is why the majority of people are seen suffering during this period. That is not to say that the rest of the...

NIA24 Skin Strengthening Complex & Dermatology Product Treatments in Draper, UT Jul 11th, 2016

Many folks are looking for skin care products to help with specific needs. Finding the perfect cleanser, moisturizers, anti-aging, skin repair, preventive sun damage, and the list continues. With so many companies claiming to deliver results, it has many consumers skeptical. Whatever your motives are, it is true there are...

Central, Obstructive & Mixed Sleep Apnea Disorders in Salt Lake City, UT Jul 2nd, 2016

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder characterized by pauses in breathing or instances of shallow breathing during sleep. Each pause, called apnea, can last for a few seconds up to several minutes. To have a diagnosis of sleep apnea, more than five episodes an hour must occur. When breathing is paused, carbon...

Newborn Hearing Screening Diagnostic Tests & Neonatal Audiological Evaluations in Murray, UT Jun 20th, 2016

In the state of Utah, hearing loss is the most common birth defect according to Utah State Department of Health. Utah passed legislation in 1999 that all newborn babies get screened for hearing at birth. Because hearing loss is so common, approximately 3 out of every 1000 births have some degree of hearing loss. The...

How to Remove Foreign Bodies from the Nose in Draper, UT; Symptoms, Treatment & Aftercare Jun 14th, 2016

Most adults are all too familiar with the discomfort of sticking foreign bodies in the nose from childhood experiences. But for whatever reason, it is a common antic that the vast majority of kids do. With kids, their curious nature often takes hold and various objects are then fitted inside ears, mouths...

Signs Your Children May Have Tonsillitis in Salt Lake City, UT Jun 7th, 2016

At the very back of the throat, there are two tissue masses that act as filters, trapping germs that can potentially enter the airway and cause infection. These tissue masses are referred to as the tonsils. The tonsils produce antibodies which fight infections, but sometimes the tonsils can become infected. When this...

Thyroid Gland Hormone Malfunction in Murray UT, Goiter, Hyperthyroidism May 26th, 2016

Where Are Your Thyroid Glands? This is a common misconception. We each have only one thyroid gland. The thyroid has two side lobes, connected by a bridge (isthmus) in the middle ,which leads many to believe each lobe is a separate thyroid gland but it is not! The thyroid gland...

Symptoms of Swimmer’s Ear AKA Outer Ear Infection in West Jordan UT May 15th, 2016

Tis the season to start enjoying the nice warm weather! The sun is out, the days are longer and the water is refreshing. This is the time of year that most people start to swim and enjoy the water with friends and family. This is a great leisure activity and...

Seasonal Pollen Allergy Symptoms VS Year Round Perennial Allergies in Salt Lake City UT May 9th, 2016

So here are a few statistics; allergies are among the top 10 (sixth in fact) leading causes of chronic illness. Allergies can influence anyone. Race, age, religious background, male or female; it doesn’t discriminate. Allergic reactions can impact people seasonally or year round. Year round allergies are also known as perennial allergies and are contributed by year-round constant...

How to Know if You Need Assistance for Mild to Moderate Hearing Loss in Murray UT Apr 24th, 2016

Hearing aids are usually associated with the elderly, as old age is directly related to the deterioration of hearing. However, there are many people who are still young and begin to experience some type of hearing loss. It is important to pay attention to your hearing and recognize any signs that may point...

Nose Sprays for Allergy, Cold & Sinus Infection Symptoms Relief in Tooele UT Apr 18th, 2016

Between allergies, common colds, and flu bugs being passed around throughout the year, having available medications to relieve symptoms can help endure the suffering until the affliction passes. Among the medicating options, nose sprays are becoming quite common. There was a time when Rhinocort, Nasacort, and Flonase were only available through prescriptions but fortunately now that is no...

Spring Health Tips to Survive Allergy Season Apr 3rd, 2016

Spring is in the air and with it the pollen and other offending allergy inducing particles. For severe allergy sufferers, spring could be hell on earth. While friends and family are enjoying the moderate temperatures, outdoor activities, or even the beauty of nature’s rebirth, you are hiding indoors in an...

Causes of Sensorineural & Conductive Deafness & Effects of Hearing Loss on Both Adults Mar 27th, 2016

The leading experts at ENT Specialists are dedicated and passionate about our work. Our patients are our priority and when concerns arise, we want to provide you with quality services. Our audiology hearing loss services can help identify answers to what is inflicting your hearing. We are excited to serve the people in Intermountain...

Therapy for Voice Disorders in Salt Lake City UT; Vocal & Physical Exercises Mar 20th, 2016

What is voice therapy? Voice therapy is a treatment protocol that is used to successfully manage and treat voice disorders and includes a program that consists of both vocal and physical exercises. When these exercises are used in conjunction with learned behavior patterns the end result will help patients recover from the vocal symptoms...

Pollen Allergy Season 2016 is Here! Seasonal Allergy Testing Mar 14th, 2016

Spring is a most welcomed occasion as warm temperatures begin to grace us with their presence and we can start to leave our jackets, coats and sweaters in the closet. For those of us who suffer from allergies, this time of year can feel a little bitter sweet. The pollen that is floating...

Do you Suffer Sinus Infections or Acute Sinusitis? Feb 25th, 2016

Sinus pressure can be one of the most painful sensations one can experience. Sinus pain is a result of inflammation and swelling in the sinus cavities and can be extremely painful and cause difficulties in sleeping, breathing and concentration. While there are some people who only experience sinus complications once...

Before & After Benefits of Laser & Traditional Scalpel Blepharoplasty Feb 19th, 2016

Blepharoplasty or eyelid surgery may be performed for both cosmetic and functional reasons. It is a great option when you are looking for a way to look more youthful and/or improve your vision! If your friends, family or work associates are constantly telling you that you look exhausted or tired, blepharoplasty is an effective...

Tonsillectomy Surgery in Adults & Children; Reasons to Remove, Benefits & Recovery Time Jan 14th, 2016

The New Year brings a revived effort to live healthy and take care of your body better than you had during the last few weeks of the holiday season. Taking proper care of your body requires eating healthier and implementing a consistent exercise routine into each day. Taking proper care...

Fall Seasonal Pollen, Dander & Mold Allergies; Allergy Forecast, Symptoms, Treatment & Relief Oct 11th, 2015

A great percentage of people suffer from a wide range of allergies ranging from reactions to pollen, dust, food, insect stings, animal dander and even mold. These allergens are responsible for most allergic reactions and for some people the reactions can be more serious than others. An allergic reaction typically triggers symptoms in the...

Chronic Sinusitis Surgery; Causes & Treatment Sep 9th, 2015

Chronic sinusitis is an illness that affects thirty seven million people every year and can be extremely painful and exhausting to those who suffer from its effects. Your sinuses are small cavities in your skull that are normally filled with air, and they produce mucus which assists in keeping your nasal passages...

Ruptured Eardrum Pain and Treatment Jul 19th, 2015

A ruptured eardrum can be an extremely painful ailment to endure for some people while others may not even be aware that it has ruptured. Ruptured eardrums can vary in how they make themselves known, as some ruptured eardrums are felt immediately and cause a sharp pain in one’s ear. Other ruptured...

ENT Specialists Receives Accreditation by the ICACTL Jan 14th, 2015

Computed Tomography (CT) is a highly regarded diagnostic imaging tool due to its ability to detect minute differences in tissue as well as its multiplanar reformatted imaging capabilities. An estimated 62 million CT scans are performed annually in the United States to diagnose conditions of the neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis,...

Coding Conference Jan 6th, 2015

ENT Specialists Coding Conference October 11, 2013 Salt Lake City ENT Specialists extends an invitation to all ENT practices to attend our coding conference. The conference is designed for ENT physicians, practice administrators, coders, billing managers, and clinic staff. The conference will cover coding changes and tips for the ENT...

A Brief History Jan 5th, 2015

ENT Specialists came into being in the late 1960s with the formation of a partnership between Dr. James Cleary and newly-minted Otolaryngologist James E. Hansen. The practice was located in downtown Salt Lake City, in the Boston Building on Exchange Row. After Dr. Cleary’s death, Dr. Hansen relocated to a new...

Useful Links Jan 1st, 2015

American Academy of Otolaryngology   American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy American Rhinologic Society American Tinnitus Association American Cancer Society American Sleep Apnea Association Food Allergy Network