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Can a Sinus Infection Cause Neck Pain and Stiffness?

Can a Sinus Infection Cause Neck Pain and Stiffness?

A sinus infection, or sinusitis, is a common condition, often causing a range of uncomfortable symptoms. While nasal congestion, nasal drainage, headaches, and facial pressure are frequently associated with sinusitis, some people also experience neck pain and stiffness (also called cervicalgia). Understanding the connection between sinus infections and neck discomfort can help you manage symptoms and seek the appropriate treatment.

February 13, 2024

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How to Relieve Jaw Pain from a Cold

How to Relieve Jaw Pain from a Cold

When you're battling a cold, you might expect symptoms like a runny nose, coughing, and fever; however, you may be surprised to experience jaw pain. This discomfort can be due to a variety of reasons, such as pain radiating from a sore throat, tension from coughing, or even a secondary infection.

February 8, 2024

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What Causes Nocturnal Bruxism?

What Causes Nocturnal Bruxism?

Bruxism and other dental parafunctions are conditions frequently encountered by dentists. These conditions often present significant challenges for effective management.

January 23, 2024

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Which Doctor to Consult for Neck Pain and Headache

Which Doctor to Consult for Neck Pain and Headache

Knowing which doctor to consult can make all the difference in receiving the right care and finding relief.

December 12, 2023

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How to Get Rid of Fluid in the Ear from a Sinus Infection

How to Get Rid of Fluid in the Ear from a Sinus Infection

Sinus infections can be more than just a nuisance to the nose and sinuses; they can lead to uncomfortable pressure and fluid in the ears as well.

November 22, 2023

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How can my tooth be fine when it hurts so badly?

How can my tooth be fine when it hurts so badly?

She was told by both practitioners that her tooth had no issues and given that the tooth was located near a sinus...

August 4, 2023

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A Primer on Nasal Breathing -  What’s the Big Deal Anyway?

A Primer on Nasal Breathing - What’s the Big Deal Anyway?

Thanks to the recent release of Stranger Things - Season 4, “mouth breathers” are back in the news and the derisions have returned.

October 17, 2022

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Adjust with the season!!

Adjust with the season!!

One of the best and easiest things you can do for your health is learning how to recognize the subtle differences that happen in your body as our seasons and climate shift, and to make changes to your lifestyle

October 17, 2022

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Acupuncture works for chronic tension headaches

Acupuncture works for chronic tension headaches

It’s estimated that 75% of Americans have experienced a tension type headache. This is according to the American Migraine Foundation and shows that these headaches, lasting 30 minutes to a week, and tending to become chronic, have a huge impact in our society.

October 17, 2022

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Tips for a Happy Thanksgiving

Tips for a Happy Thanksgiving

We have a few simple tips that will help you enjoy the food and fun of the holiday.

November 23, 2021

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How an ENT Office Watches the Olympics - Part 1

How an ENT Office Watches the Olympics - Part 1

Could some of the Olympics biggest headlines hint to the importance of nasal breathing?

August 17, 2021

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A Need for Smell Retraining Even Without Sinusitis

A Need for Smell Retraining Even Without Sinusitis

There is hope to regain your sense of smell and taste.

January 10, 2021

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New Help for Obstructive Sleep Apnea...Acupuncture? Really?!!!

New Help for Obstructive Sleep Apnea...Acupuncture? Really?!!!

Sleep Apnea? Try Acupuncture Obstructive Sleep Apnea is a serious health issue with an enormous impact in the US and worldwide. Approximately 936 million adults, throughout the world, experience this disorder and in the US alone, the cost of diagnosing it and treating it was 12.4 billion dollars in 2015....

October 1, 2020

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Peri-operative acupuncture for sinus procedures

Peri-operative acupuncture for sinus procedures

Patients can benefit from acupuncture being used at all phases of an operative procedure.

September 9, 2020

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Trypanophobia and sinus procedures - How we work with you!

Trypanophobia and sinus procedures - How we work with you!

Our motto here at Exhale is “Feel Better, Be Better, Thrive”, and we put a lot of thought and intention into running our practice so that it truly reflects our motto. We want our services to help you be more than better. This week a client helped me see our...

September 1, 2020

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Feel Better. Be Better. Thrive.

Feel Better. Be Better. Thrive.

At Exhale Sinus, TMJ, Headache & Sleep, our goal is to help you Thrive!

July 13, 2020

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Do your sinuses let you keep your windows open?

Do your sinuses let you keep your windows open?

Lisa and Ryan discuss all of the services offered through Exhale that might help you survive allergy season.

June 26, 2020

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A simple treat for summer health

A simple treat for summer health

Lisa describes how watermelon can keep us healthy during the summer

June 18, 2020

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Inflammation: The Basics

Inflammation: The Basics

A brief description of what inflammation is; how it can benefit and harm our bodies.

June 10, 2020

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A slightly different way to look at inflammation in your nose and sinuses

A slightly different way to look at inflammation in your nose and sinuses

Lisa discusses some of the ways Eastern Medicine describes inflammation

June 10, 2020

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Sinusitis - An Eastern Medicine Perspective

Sinusitis - An Eastern Medicine Perspective

Lisa describes how Eastern medicine interprets sinusitis.

June 2, 2020

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Some relief from Rhinitis...give it a try

Some relief from Rhinitis...give it a try

Lisa describes a nasal massage that may give some relief for Rhinitis

May 27, 2020

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Rhinitis - A Western Medical Perspective

Rhinitis - A Western Medical Perspective

A discussion of nasal inflammation, its associated causes, and treatments.

May 23, 2020

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What is Sinusitis? A Western Medical Perspective

What is Sinusitis? A Western Medical Perspective

The Western Medical Perspective regarding the paranasal sinuses and the basics of their disfunction.

May 23, 2020

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What’s an acupuncturist like you doing in a place like this?!!

What’s an acupuncturist like you doing in a place like this?!!

Lisa Decatorsmith, LAc, MSOM describes why she joined Exhale Sinus, TMJ, Headache & Sleep

May 20, 2020

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Why Exhale?

Why Exhale?

How did Exhale Sinus, TMJ, Headache & Sleep come to be?

May 20, 2020

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