Tag: Ear

Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Listen to Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialist Dr. Gregory Hyde talk about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of obstructive sleep apnea. Dr. Hyde explains the importance of finding out not only if patients have obstructive sleep apnea, but why they have it. He also talks about the link between obesity and obstructive sleep apnea, including the potential for […]

Do Weighted Blankets Work?

Weighted blankets are the latest thing in DIY insomnia cures. These blankets are heavier than normal, commonly ranging from 7 to 20 pounds in weight. They cost between $100 and $300 and come in standard king, queen and twin sizes.   But do they work?   Given how recently they have become available, there has been little […]

White Patches in the Throat- Should I be concerned?  

White patches inside your throat are like the flag on your mailbox. When it’s up, it means “take a look inside”, or in this case, “take a look at your health”. Because white spots in the throat can have so many different causes, and because some of these causes can be quite serious, it’s best to have […]

Conquer Allergies with Immunotherapy

Allergies can interfere with doing the things we love: owning a pet, spending time outdoors, eating our favorite foods, etc. Fortunately, immunotherapy can help. Immunotherapy is a type of allergy treatment that has been around for many years. It is used for allergies that affect a patient’s safety or quality of life. Treatment involves two […]

Allergy Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Dr. Gregory Hyde, Ear, Nose and Throat Specialist, discusses allergy symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Hyde explains why winter is the best time to treat allergies to pollen and other airborne allergens that can make spring such an uncomfortable time of year for those with seasonal allergies. He also describes his use of injection-free allergy […]

Is One of Your Nostrils Harder to Breathe Through? You May Have A Deviated Septum

If one of your nostrils is harder to breathe through than the other, you may have a deviated septum. The nasal septum is the thin wall of tissue that divides one side of the inside of your nose from the other. If the septum weren’t there, you would have one big nostril instead of two. […]

Introduction to ENT

Dr. Gregory Hyde, RMH’s new Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialist,  discusses his education and background, as well as what brought him to Rush County. For those who are not familiar with the work of an ENT, Dr. Hyde describes the most common conditions that an ENT treats. These conditions include allergies, hearing loss, voice problems, sleep […]

Can’t Escape the Ringing in Your Ears?  

Ringing in the ears (also called tinnitus) can be irritating and annoying when the “sound” comes and goes. When the “noise” is loud and doesn’t stop, however, it can be very hard to live with. Surprisingly, for a “sound” that isn’t actually there, ringing in the ears doesn’t sound the same for everyone. Some people […]

What to do when your child has a sore throat

It’s always concerning when your child gets sick and you can’t tell whether or not it’s serious. You don’t want to rush to the doctor if there is no need. You also don’t want to put off a trip to the doctor is your child needs help. One of the most confusing illnesses children can […]