Recent Blog Posts

THE SNEEZING SEASON IS HERE!

04/16/2019

Spring Allergies The biggest Spring allergy trigger is pollen. Trees, grasses, and weeds release these tiny grains into the air. When they get into the nose of someone who is allergic, they send the body's defenses wild. The immune system mistakenly sees the pollen as a threat and releases antibodies that attack the allergens. That […] ... more

Do you have ETD?

04/02/2019

Eustachian Tube Dysfunction The eustachian tube is tube that connects the nose to the ear. It functions to equalize pressure from the ear to the nose and also to drain fluid from the ear. At times, it doesn’t function properly, which results in symptoms in the ear.  Symptoms eustachian tube dysfunction (ETD include pressure, pain, and […] ... more

Dr. Newkirk, saving lives and voices!

03/22/2019

Dr. Newkirk, saving lives and voices! Our beloved surgeon, Dr. Kenneth Newkirk saved a patients life and his voice! We are truly grateful to have Dr. Newkirk on our team! Check out the article in the Hackensack Merdician Jersey Shore University magazine. Dr. Newkirk's Article "Because laryngeal cancer is rare, most physicians have never performed […] ... more

How Far Would You Go to Stop Your Partner's Snoring?

02/27/2019

Dr. Josef Shargorodsky is helping your snoring issues! Is your partners snoring keeping you up at night? We have a solution! Our physician, Dr. Josef Shargorodsky is well-known for a quick and reliable procedure that stops snoring FAST! Contact us TODAY to learn more! 732-280-7855 94.3 The Point Radio Article ... more

What Hearing Aid is Best for Me?

02/15/2019

Though there are many types of hearing aids on the market, they are all similar in a few ways. Generally, they are all mostly digital and run on small batteries. Additionally, they all contain tiny microphones which collect the sounds you’re missing, and amplifiers to help focus those sounds to your ear. Hearing aids vary […] ... more

Could colder weather effect your balance?

01/30/2019

Inner Ear Infections and Vestibular Rehab Vestibular neuritis and labyrinthitis are disorders resulting from an infection that inflames the inner ear or the nerves connecting the inner ear to the brain which are common in the winter months. This inflammation disrupts the transmission of sensory information from the ear to the brain. Vertigo, dizziness, and […] ... more

Treating Your Allergies

01/15/2019

At Coastal Ear, Nose, & Throat we understand how frustrating allergies can be. That’s why we offer allergy testing at our offices throughout the week. Whether you think you suffer from food allergies, seasonal allergies, or any other type, let us help you determine the best solution for your needs. Let’s address the different types […] ... more

The Signs of Facial Nerve Disorders

01/03/2019

When over 50% of facial nerve fibers are disrupted, the facial muscles can’t respond normally. This condition creates a facial nerve disorder. For instance, nerve fibers have electrical impulses that tell the facial muscles to create expressions that indicated emotions like crying, laughing, frowning. These facial nerves also carry nerve impulses to tear glands, saliva […] ... more

Why Your Voice is Hoarse

12/19/2018

When you have abnormal voice changes, you are likely dealing with “hoarseness”. Hoarseness is characterized by a voice that sounds breathy, raspy, strained, or has a sudden change in pitch or volume. These voice alterations are connected to the vocal cords or vocal folds of the voice box (larynx). When we speak, the vocal cords […] ... more

You Might Have A Thyroid Problem If…

12/05/2018

The thyroid is a gland in your neck that sits near the front of your windpipe. It is an important part of your body functioning because it creates the hormones that control parts of your metabolism, like how quickly you can burn calories.  About 1 in 8 women have a thyroid issue. Men are also […] ... more