Chronic Snoring and Heart Health: Are the Two Related?

Chronic snoring affects as many as 90 million Americans. While the person snoring isn’t the one who will suffer immediately (just ask your partner if you’re a loud snorer!), regular snoring can potentially indicate other health concerns, some of which can be heart-related and severe. In this article, leading sleep and breathing specialist Dr. Schalch… Read More »

What are the Benefits of Balloon Sinuplasty?

Affecting over 11% of Americans, chronic sinusitis is one of the most prevalent chronic illnesses in America. Patients suffering chronic sinusitis, a condition in which the tissue lining the sinuses becomes inflamed and swollen, experience symptoms such as nasal congestion, difficulty breathing, and facial pain. Balloon sinuplasty is a type of surgical procedure used to… Read More »

Obstructive Sleep Apnea: What Are the Signs?

Affecting between 24% of men and 9% of women, obstructive sleep apnea can be a potentially life-threatening condition. One of the most alarming statistics is that over 80% of people living with the condition are undiagnosed, posing a genuine health risk to many. In this article, Dr. Paul Schalch Lepe first discusses the most common… Read More »

How to Prep Yourself for Allergy Season

For the ~50 million Americans who experience some form of allergy, allergy season, or mid-late spring, is a daunting time of year. With pollen, dust, and irritant concentrations at their annual peaks during this time, people with conditions such as chronic sinusitis and chronic rhinitis know all too well what this time of year means:… Read More »

Why Are Sinus Problems So Prevalent in Winter?

Sinus and chronic sinusitis problems affect approximately 29 million U.S. adults, or 14% of the population each year. For many, these sinus issues occur far more frequently and with more severity during the autumn and, in particular, the winter months.  In this article, Dr. Schalch Lepe first discusses common symptoms that accompany sinus problems and… Read More »