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Woman squeezing nose from sinus pressure pain

Your head aches. You can’t breathe through your nose. The pressure in your face makes it painful to the touch. And just when you think you’re over it, the symptoms come back — week after week, month after month. If this sounds like you, you may suffer from chronic sinusitis.

Man sneezing over his computer desk

Northern Nevada has seen record levels of precipitation this winter and spring. While all this water is a boon for our rivers, lakes and water table, it has also been a windfall for our allergenic plants.

Dr. John Forest III with nurse and patient

As the son of a pediatrician, Dr. Forest was drawn to medicine as a young man, but he did not find his medical specialty passion until medical school.

Man using q-tip in ear

Turns out, earwax is nature’s ear soap. It lubricates the ear and carries away dead skin cells. It serves as a self-cleaning agent with protective, lubricating, and antibacterial properties. And without it, our ears get dry and itchy.

Binging and purging is associated with serious health risks, including problems with the throat. With 1.5 percent of American women suffering from bulimia in their lifetime, the opportunity for serious throat (esophagus) problems presents itself in more than 2,260,000 women.

When a physician combines exceptional medical skill with a truly compassionate approach, he becomes truly beloved by his patients.

An estimated 20 million Americans — or more than 12 percent — have some form of thyroid disease. Many are unaware of their condition. 

It is quite normal for a parent or caregiver to wonder if their child is developing at a “normal” rate. Children vary in how they develop speech and language skills, but there are a series of natural milestones that parents can use to determine if their own child’s speech development may benefit from professional intervention.

Infections from viruses or bacteria are the main cause of sore throats. Allergies, sinus infections and other irritants can also contribute to the condition.

man with sleep apnea

If you wake up every morning feeling like you need a nap, sleep apnea may very well be to blame—and you might not even know you have it.

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