Turbinates: The Nasal Obstruction Affecting Your Breathing

Turbinates are normal structures in the nose that you’ve probably never heard of.  They are structures made of bone and soft tissue that live at the bottom of the nose along the outside wall of the nasal cavity.  There are multiple turbinates on both sides of the nose, but the ones that are the most…

How to Treat Tinnitus

Tinnitus can be caused by a variety of internal and external factors. Before you can start to treat it, it is important to find the root of the problem with a proper diagnosis. At Alamo ENT, our doctors will meet with you to determine your condition and find the cause of the ringing in your…

4 Ways to Prevent Hearing Loss

Our ears are continuously processing different noises and sounds. Unfortunately, we are not always aware of the damage we are doing to our ears by exposing ourselves to loud and harmful noises. Hearing loss can be the result of extreme exposure to loud noises and can increasingly worsen over time. Everyday noises, music, gunfire, and…

Signs of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can happen for a variety of reasons, and no one is immune to its devastating effects. When your hearing is impaired, it can affect your health, interests, job, relationships, and overall quality of life. Common causes of hearing loss can include, but are not limited to: Genetics Loud noise exposure Aging Injury Smoking…