Treating a Root Cause of Nasal Airway Obstruction:
The evolution of treatment modalities for nasal valve collapse
Dr. Jose Barerra was recently featured in the August 2018 edition, Volume 71 No. 8, of the San Antonio Medicine Magazine with his article on Treating a Root Cause of Nasal Airway Obstruction.
It is estimated that more than 20 million Americans suffer from nasal airway obstruction (NAO), which limits airflow through the nose with significant quality of life consequences.2 As nasal breathing delivers 70% of the airflow that the lungs receive, NAO may significantly reduce the amount of air delivered to the lungs. Symptoms of NAO include nasal congestion, labored nasal breathing, challenges getting enough air through the nose while exercising, and trouble sleeping. – An excerpt from the article. Read more here