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Breathe Easy

ADVENT Now Open in Eagan

ADVENT, a trailblazer in ENT medicine founded by Drs. Madan and Gwen Kandula back in 2004, is revolutionizing the narrative for individuals grappling with nasal challenges. With new offices in Eagan and Woodbury, an established presence in Blaine, and another location sprouting soon in Maple Grove, not to mention various other locations in the Midwest, ADVENT is your go-to hub for simple sinus and snoring solutions. No more sleepless nights or restless days—ADVENT is here to prove that nasal problems don't have to be a life sentence.

Meet Dr. Jennifer Hsia: Bringing a Breath of Fresh Air at ADVENT

At the helm of ADVENT's Eagan and Blaine offices is Dr. Jennifer Hsia, an ENT specialist passionate about positively impacting people's lives. Driven by the belief that the nose plays a pivotal role in our daily and nocturnal well-being, Dr. Hsia is trying to debunk the myth that breathing issues are normal.

"I always knew I wanted to be a physician and a surgeon, but not necessarily an ENT," Dr. Hsia shares. "However, I knew I wanted to use my hands and produce a beneficial result through an intervention."

The Breathing Triangle®: Navigating the Path to Wellness

Developed by Dr. Madan Kandula, ADVENT's approach centers around the concept of The Breathing Triangle®—the three passages in your body that allow you to breathe: two in your nose and one in your throat. When even one passage malfunctions, issues like chronic sinus headaches, congestion, snoring, and sleep apnea can surface. 

Dr. Hsia emphasizes the importance of addressing these concerns early, as they can trigger a cascade of downstream health problems. “Untreated sleep apnea can cause daytime fatigue, high blood pressure and heart-related complications, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, liver issues, and so much more,” she shared.

Further, a poor night’s sleep can cause issues for more than just you, the snorer or sleep apnea sufferer. Many couples experience what is referred to as “sleep divorce,” as one of the sleep partners has to relocate to a different bed or different room so as not to have their own sleep interrupted.

Signs that your breathing triangle may be causing trouble include:

  • Sleep Divorce

  • Allergies

  • Sinus Headaches

  • Nighttime Congestion

  • Mouth Breathing

  • Morning Dry Mouth

  • Daytime Sleepiness

  • Sinus Infections

  • Snoring

  • Sleep Apnea

Navigating the waters of sleep apnea is no small feat; it's a serious, potentially life-altering condition that demands attention. The impact goes beyond feeling groggy – it can disrupt your ability to be fully alert and rested. Opting for self-treatment isn't the wisest route. 

Unaddressed, sleep apnea becomes more than just a sleep issue; it's a potential roadblock to safe driving. From drowsiness hindering quick reactions to an increased risk of crashes, concentration problems, and a dip in mood, the repercussions are real. 

But here's the silver lining: with proper treatment from Dr. Hsia and the team at ADVENT, driving safely is still on the table. However, having a co-pilot for assurance is a smart move until you're certain your treatment is doing the trick. If your condition goes untreated, it's time to hand over the wheel and rely on others for the drive ahead.

Three Groups ADVENT Can Help Through Personalized Care

Dr. Hsia shared three distinct groups that can benefit from ADVENT’s approach. ADVENT presents alternatives like oral appliances or other procedures for those wrestling with CPAP devices. These options enhance airway openness, potentially making CPAP therapy more effective or unnecessary.

If you wake up feeling far from refreshed each morning, the culprit may be sleep apnea or snoring. ADVENT steps in to help you regain restful nights and wake up rejuvenated.

Chronic mouth breathing, often from an obstruction, is also a common challenge. ADVENT is well-equipped to address this issue, offering a solution that eliminates the barrier, enabling sufferers to breathe better than ever.

The Reality of Sleep Apnea: Beyond the Numbers

According to the American Medical Association, approximately 30 million Americans have sleep apnea, but only 6 million are diagnosed. Dr. Hsia stresses the importance of recognizing symptoms and seeking early intervention to prevent further health complications.

“At ADVENT, there's no one-size-fits-all approach to patient care. We understand that each patient is unique, and our team crafts personalized treatment plans with in-office procedures. “We focus on offering a convenient solution, sparing patients from running all over town for various treatments. They're here to help you feel, sleep, and get through the day better,” she shared. 

 

Breathe Freely—Contact ADVENT Today!

If nasal issues are cramping your style, it's time to breathe easier. Don't settle for sleepless nights or daytime struggles. Contact ADVENT, your simple sinus and snoring solution experts, and rediscover the joy of effortless breathing. Because at ADVENT, they believe you shouldn't just exist; you should thrive.

Visit the ADVENT website at www.adventknows.com.