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November 2018

Bucks ENT Update

Happy Thanksgiving from Bucks ENT!

We are full swing into the Holiday season - along with our first snowfall! - and it's an exciting time of year. 

With the crisp Fall air also comes the worsening of seasonal allergy and sinus symptoms; in this month's newsletter we highlight some articles to help! Additionally, Sinuva was recently launched as an innovative new treatment for nasal polyps and the results are already benefiting patients. 

We have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving - please know we value each of you and from our practice family to yours, have a wonderful holiday!

To your health,

The Physicians & Staff of Bucks ENT Associates



How to Feel Less Bloated After a Huge Thanksgiving Meal

Yes, you will be able to button your jeans again.

Belly bloat is your body’s way of saying, "you stuffed me," Keri Gans, RD, a New York City nutritionist, tells Health. This can be hard to avoid during holidays, when stuffing yourself is expected. Bloating can also be triggered by eating something your stomach doesn’t agree with, chowing down too quickly, and fasting all day and then indulging in a huge meal, all of which are encouraged on Turkey Day, says Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, Health’s contributing nutrition editor.




 Tonsillitis: Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

At the back of your throat, two masses of tissue called tonsils act as filters, trapping germs that could otherwise enter your airways and cause infection. They also produce antibodies to fight infection. 

But sometimes the tonsils themselves become infected. Overwhelmed by bacteria or viruses, they swell and become inflamed, a condition known as tonsillitis. 

The specialists at Bucks ENT treat tonsillitis on a routine basis, call our office today!




4 Natural Remedies for Fall Allergy Relief

Simple, natural ways to clear congestion and irritants, and keep the air flowing...

If you’re one of the millions who suffer from the sniffling, sneezing, and itchy eyes associated with allergies, you know the struggles with pollen and ragweed aren’t just uncomfortable; they bring along some serious physical and mental fatigue.

Here’s what’s happening during an allergy attack: pollen granules latch onto the mucous membranes that line nasal passages, stimulating their immune cells, which are loaded with histamines. These cells then rid themselves of those histamines, triggering a series of inflammatory reactions intended to help the body get rid of the intruder—sneezing, runny nose, and itching.




Coping with a Middle Ear Infection

It can be difficult and frustrating to see your child in pain. It may help to know that even in the case of frequent recurring ear infections, most children grow out of this condition. 

Rest assured that there are several things that you can do to help get through the 24 hour period before antibiotics have a chance to take effect, to reduce the pain your child feels.




Sinuva for Nasal Polyps & Sinus Relief

Sinuva is a new treatment for nasal polyps and may be an alternative to sinus surgery and other treatment options. It 
opens in the sinus and delivers anti-inflammatory medicine to treat nasal polyps.

Learn more about Sinuva RIGHT HERE and be sure to contact Bucks ENT at 267-689-1000 for a consult. 



Types of Hearing Loss, Symptoms & Treatment

The three main types of hearing loss describe the underlying cause of the hearing loss and include sensorineural hearing loss, conductive hearing loss and mixed hearing loss. 

The award-wining, board certified audiologists at Bucks ENT can help you with testing and treatment, call our office today 267-689-1000.




All About Ragweed Allergy: Signs, Symptoms and Avoidance

Ragweed is the biggest allergy trigger in the Fall. It's the super-villain of allergy plants, able to marchall millions of pollen grains and spread misery far and wide.

Here are some tips about what it is, what it isn't and what you can do. Also remember Bucks ENT performs allergy testing to help customize a solution just for you!




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