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Balloon Sinuplasty Vs. Traditional Procedures

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 21 Sep 2020

Breathing in fresh air is vital to our health. The function of our nose is to not only help us smell, but it plays a part in our respiratory system. It is important to our health that we can breathe through our nose

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Common Causes and Symptoms of Sinus Disease

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 14 Sep 2020

Sinusitis—sinus disease—affects 31 million Americans who spend over $1 billion each year for over-the-counter treatments, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Some people might mistake a common cold or other...

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Why Does It Feel like There Is Something Stuck in My Throat?

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 20 Jan 2020

Globus Sensation is the feeling that something is stuck in your throat. According to Dr. J.P. Gniady, MD, FACS at The Silverstein Institute this is one of the more common things that patients come into the office with. Although the cause tends to...

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Allergy Testimonial: Using Sublingual Drops

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 20 Feb 2019

Dr. Silverstein introduces Ben, a patient with former allergy problems. Watch the video about sublingual drops and learn how they helped Ben become allergy-free after struggling with allergies his whole life.

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Vocal Cord Paralysis Symptoms and Treatment

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 29 Mar 2018

The vocal cords are used to breathe, talk, and swallow. They serve as a valve at the top of the windpipe. They open widely to allow air to pass into the lungs and close tightly to protect our airway when we swallow. Pushing air through the vocal...

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Diagnosing the Problem Behind Having Trouble Swallowing

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 22 Nov 2017

 A lot of muscles are used to move food from the mouth, to the throat, and then down into the food pipe. In this video, Dr. J.P. Gniady discusses the common causes, diagnosis, and treatment options for patients that are bothered by having...

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Understanding Hoarseness and the Treatments Available [VIDEO]

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 15 Nov 2017

Dr. J.P. Gniady, MD, FACS explains the Testing, Diagnosis, and Treatment options of Hoarseness in patients. 

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HPV Virus and Throat/Mouth Cancer Risk

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 27 Oct 2017

October is breast cancer awareness month. It is nearly impossible to go through the month without noting a sea of pink adorning everything from charity walks to NFL football players. It was all the more surprising therefore to see the amount of...

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Vocal Cord Paralysis and Spasmodic Dysphonia

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 10 Jun 2015

Among the various maladies that can affect the vocal cords, and therefore one's voice, are issues with the nerves that direct the movements of the muscles of the voice box. Issues with the control of the vocal cords can come anywhere in the...

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Acid Reflux

Written by Silverstein Institute
Published: 03 Jun 2015

The acidity of our stomach is one of several factors that contribute to the breakdown and digestion of the foods we eat. Like many other systems in our body, this acid level must be kept in careful balance. Problems occur when too much acid is...

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