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“Ear Nose Throat (ENT)” Posts

You’ve seen your Ear, Nose, and Throat doctor repeatedly. You probably know them personally. Why? Because they care about you and your family; they’re on a mission to find a solution for you and your family. These ENT posts contain insight and information about ENT treatments.



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A cure for snoring?! Balloon Sinuplasty

Have we found the cure to snoring? For some, Balloon Sinuplasty offers relief but can it cure snoring? It doesn’t. It’s a common misconception. BreatheAmerica’s own Dr. Ronald Gerencer was invited to the KRQE News 13 Albuquerque studio to present a revolutionary procedure that may offer relief in addressing a number of sinus and airway […]

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Your First Visit

We talk a lot about “The BreatheAmerica Difference”, but if you have yet to visit one of our clinics in person, you may not know exactly what that means. So let’s assume you’re looking to finally get some relief from your bad allergies or sinus pain. Congratulations for taking the vital first step of choosing […]

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Coming Home

Anissa Hightower, Front Desk – BreatheAmerica Shreveport I started working for BreatheAmerica in Oct 2013. I quickly learned what a great concept this office is for Shreveport. I knew right away it was going to be a great place that patients were going to love. I really enjoyed coming to work every day. In May 2014 I […]

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New ENT Services

The exciting part about BreatheAmerica is the vision and commitment to excellence. On Tuesday, July 15th, BreatheAmerica El Paso launched ENT services for our patients needing evaluations or procedures. Pulmonary medicine was implemented in our center in early spring. Sleep medicine was implemented in May of this year. The addition of these patient care services […]

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Is it allergy or something else? A common misperception.

Kristin M. Loker, CNP – BreatheAmerica Albuquerque Your constant throat clearing may have nothing to do with allergies. Throat clearing, cough and copious mucus in the throat may be a sign that you may have a condition called laryngopharyngeal reflux or LPR. This is a common ailment in which backflow of stomach acid goes all the […]

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A Day to Celebrate Our Doctors

Denise Tindall, Executive Director – BreatheAmerica Shreveport The primary priority in our clinic is always providing our patients with the very best care possible. We all know this isn’t possible without our wonderful staff of physicians. While we don’t get to say thanks to our docs very often, it is nice to recognize them for their […]

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The Greatest Health Care System

Ron Charpentier, COO – BreatheAmerica  We have the greatest health care system that’s ever been available to the human race, but the rising cost of that care is making it unaffordable to more and more Americans.  The government continues to play a prominent role in encouraging change and conventional wisdom clearly points to finding ways […]

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Ear Tubes – Who Needs Ear Tubes and Why?

An Apple a Day Anil Gungor, MD – BreatheAmerica Shreveport Painful and frequent ear infections are very common in children. Almost all children have had at least one episode by the age of five. The majority of ear infections are viral and resolve on their own. Few may require antibiotic treatment. If the infection becomes […]

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Why Am I Coughing?

Advice for Healthy Living Wendy Bond, FNP – BreatheAmerica Richmond At BreatheAmerica, our goal for you is simple: WELLNESS.  A cough is a common symptom for many of our patients of all ages.  There are many different causes of cough.  A cough related to a cold or upper respiratory infection usually resolves in about ten […]

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What is a referral and how does it apply to you?

From the Front Lines Lisa Briscoe – Referral Specialist, BreatheAmerica Tulsa A new patient referral is typically generated by a primary care physician for further evaluation within the scope of specialty services.  A referral is not always required by your insurance plan.  Your primary care physician will guide you in this process.  Today, a referral […]

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