Allergies keeping you up at night? By Paul Fulmer, MD

April 5, 2013

This spring has been pretty rough on allergy sufferers.  The drastic changes in temperature along with the incredible wind and rainstorms have increased the pollen counts throughout the south.  Many patients have notices that their allergies are worse this year and nothing seems to help! A recent article in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology [...]

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Spring Forward…UGH!! By Paul Fulmer, MD

March 11, 2013

We all look forward to this time of year.  Trees budding, flowers blooming and the weather changing from the grey of winter to the bright colors of SPRING! As much as I love the change of the seasons, the one thing I don’t like is “loosing an hour of sleep!”  I know we get more [...]

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THAT ISN’T YOGURT…IT’S CAKE! By Craig Schwimmer, MD

March 6, 2013

Because weight plays such an important role in snoring and sleep apnea, I spend a fair bit of time counseling patients about weight loss. Yesterday, I saw a fellow for a three month follow up appointment. At his previous visit, we had discussed the need for a better diet and more physical activity, if he [...]

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Sleep Insufficiency is a Public Health Epidemic! By Craig Schwimmer, MD

February 22, 2013

 I spend a lot of time talking with patients about the importance of sleep. Sleep is a basic human need, and is essential to our health and well being. We know that Americans are alarmingly sleep deprived, and that this sleep deprivation takes a toll, not only as individuals, but also as a threat to [...]

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Are you suffering with Cedar Fever? By Paul Fulmer, MD

January 17, 2013

The term “cedar fever” usually refers to symptoms caused by Mountain cedar allergy. Symptoms are the same as hay fever, including sneezing, itchy eyes and nose, nasal congestion and a runny nose. With both cedar fever and hay fever, a person will not actually have a fever. Mountain cedar is a type of juniper tree [...]

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Poor Sleep Linked to Obesity and Diabetes!! By Paul Fulmer, MD

October 29, 2012

A recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine took a small group of young healthy patients and subjected them to only 4 1/2 hours of sleep over 4 days.  They were then brought back a month later and allowed to sleep for 8 hours a night.  After each 4 day period, a biopsy [...]

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Women may have Sleep Apnea Too? By Dr. Paul Fulmer, MD

September 27, 2012

A new study out of Sweden (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/08/16/sleep-apnea-in-women-may-_n_1779127.html) shows an increasing number of women are developing sleep apnea.  What has often been thought of a man’s problem for years is now shifting to the female side of the equation. Karl Franklin from the Uppsala and Umea University looked at 400 women taken from a sample of [...]

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Dr. Schwimmer Discusses Minimally Invasive Sleep Apnea Treatments on Good Morning Texas

March 2, 2012

Come in, get fixed, and get back to your business.” That’s how Dr. Schwimmer described our minimally invasive treatments for sleep apnea when he returned to Good Morning Texas this week. Watch the full interview with host Ty Treadway below. Learn more about The Snoring Center minimally invasive treatments for snoring and sleep apnea.

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Springtime Allergy Blues

April 19, 2010

We all know how miserable life can be for allergy sufferers this time of year: slogging thru the day, congested, stuffy, unable to breath through your nose…clearly it’s not fun. Reports show that this year’s pollen season will be the worst in decades! And if the daytime misery isn’t trouble enough, think about the impact that [...]

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Look For The Snoring Center on KXAS NBC5

November 12, 2009

Attention Dallas – look for The Snoring Center on KXAS (Channel 5) this Sunday at 10PM. Brendan Higgins reports on Turbinate Coblation as an effective, long lasting solution for nasal allergy symptoms. This in-office, 10-minute procedure can give years of relief to people suffering from chronically stuffy, congested, runny noses.

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