ALEXANDRIA, VA — The American Academy of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery Foundation addresses quality improvement opportunities in the diagnosis and management of allergic rhinitis in a new multi-disciplinary, evidence-based clinical practice gu
Leadership: Michael D. Seidman, MD, (Chair), Richard K. Gurgel MD, (Assistant Chair), Sandra Y. Lin, MD (Assistant Chair), Seth R. Schwartz, MD, MPH (Methodologist).Guideline Development Group: Fuad M. Baroody, MD; James R. Bonner, MD; Douglas E.
Problems with these senses have a big impact on our lives. Smell and taste contribute to our enjoyment of life by stimulating a desire to eat which not only nourishes our bodies, but also enhances our social activities.
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious health condition characterized by a repetitive stopping or slowing of breathing that can occur hundreds of times during the night. This often leads to poor quality sleep and excessive daytime sleepiness.
Snoring is a sound produced by vibration of the soft tissues of the upper airway during sleep and is indicative of increased upper airway resistance. Studies estimate that 45% of men and 30% of women snore on a regular basis.