Category Archives: ENT Physician

8 FAQs About Allergies from Our Valdese ENT Physician

An estimated 20% of the population is likely to develop some type of allergy. When a person comes in contact with an offending allergen, his body’s immune system immediately starts to react. Dr. Jones has obtained Fellowship status from the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy by fulfilling several requirements. Some of these requirements include successfully passing written and oral exams, participating in extensive continuing medical education hours, and conducting clinical practice. Do you feel bad and want to feel better? Here are some of the most frequently asked allergy questions...

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4 Signs You May Have Sleep Apnea & Should See an ENT Physician

Are you tired of disturbing a restful night’s sleep for you and your loved ones? Snoring is the result of air not freely flowing through the passage of your throat. The passage can get partially blocked from large structures in your throat or the muscles in the throat relaxing too much during sleep. The throat structures vibrate and rattle when the air passes through causing the familiar sound of snoring. You cannot get a restful night’s sleep without quiet surroundings. Snoring may be why you and your family aren’t getting the sleep you deserve. It may also be a sign of a more...

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