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A Guide on Popular Anti-Snoring Devices (What Works or Is a Waste of Money)

Taking charge of your health by investing in an anti-snoring device will have your future-self thanking you. If you’ve already been dabbling with different devices, you probably know that the available options differ greatly. For instance, anything that adheres to the face – such as nasal strips or CPAP masks – can cause skin irritation. When this happens, you probably…
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October 4, 2021
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Back-to-School Allergy Testing for a Great Semester

School often starts at the end of summer, which means fall allergies are right around the corner. When you’re juggling new classes, assignments, and socializing, the last thing you want to deal with is your allergies. So what can you do to prevent allergies? First, getting an allergy test before you go back to school can help curb fall allergies.…
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September 8, 2021
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7 Tips to Sleep Well During a Power Outage

Living so close to the Gulf Coast, Houstonians are no strangers to hurricanes and power outages. Carrying on with life as usual can be hard when you’re without power. But alas, the world keeps turning. And getting quality sleep without electricity might sound impossible, but it doesn’t have to be. Practicing a few simple strategies will improve your sleep quality,…
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August 27, 2021
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What to Expect When Allergens Pick Up and Trigger Your Asthma

For allergy and asthma sufferers, it’s no surprise that the two go hand-in-hand.  In fact, as allergens continue into the fall, you may feel your asthma symptoms increasing. How Allergies Trigger Asthma Several particulates in the air and on surfaces can be triggering to allergy sufferers. Allergic responses occur when your immune system mistakes harmless substances, such as pollen, as…
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August 12, 2021
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How to Prepare for Fall Allergy Season in Houston

Still recovering from springtime allergies? This year, spring allergy season in Houston was more active than usual. Since the ice storm we had in February 2021 delayed the start of spring allergies, you might have expected a less severe season.  However, the freezing temperatures actually acted like insulation for plants and trees. As a result, pollen was simply delayed.  While…
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July 31, 2021
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Is Snoring a Sign of Bad Health?

Snoring is a common occurrence, but did you know that it could also be a sign of bad health? For some, snoring may just be annoying to their sleeping partner. However, snoring for others may be an indication of serious, even life-threatening medical conditions.  Read on to learn more about when snoring is a sign of bad health. A Sign…
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June 18, 2021
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Loss of Smell – What Causes It and Why It’s a Big Deal

The human sense of smell is vastly underrated. Despite what we were taught in biology class, our nose can detect odors just as effectively as most other animals. We even outperform dogs at some scent-based tasks. Yet smell remains the universal answer to the eternal playground question 'which sense would you rather lose?' At the Pasha Snoring and Sinus Center,…
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February 8, 2021
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Looking for an Alternative to Your C-PAP?

This week, we're highlighting a comfortable C-PAP alternative that we've had a lot of success with over the years- dental appliances. In previous blogs, we've discussed how sleep apnea may be a curable condition with weight management, in-office procedures, or surgery in many cases. But even for those who cannot "fix" their sleep apnea, there are still ways to address…
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January 4, 2021