Dr. Payam Daneshrad of the Daneshrad Clinic in Santa Monica and Torrance, CA, is a professional who can assist in diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions that involve the ear, nose, and throat. This includes serving individuals who are struggling with certain conditions, such as laryngopharyngeal reflux. What Is Laryngopharyngeal Reflux? Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) […]
What Is FNA? Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is a technique that allows a biopsy of various bumps and lumps. It allows your otolaryngologist to retrieve enough tissue for microscopic analysis and thus make an accurate diagnosis of a number of problems, such as inflammation or even cancer.
Snoring Problems Forty-five percent of normal adults snore at least occasionally, and 25 percent are habitual snorers. Problem snoring is more frequent in males and overweight persons and it usually grows worse with age. Snoring sounds are caused when there is an obstruction to the free flow of air through the passages at the back of
Gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD, occurs when acid from the stomach backs up into the esophagus. Normally, food travels from the mouth, down through the esophagus and into the stomach. A ring of muscle at the bottom of the esophagus, the lower esophageal sphincter (LES), contracts to keep the acidic contents of the stomach from