ADVENT Blog

Sinus

The Signs in Your Snot: Understanding What Your Snot Color Means

The appearance of your snot could be giving you warning signs to something serious. ADVENT explains the signs in your snot. Learn more.
Podcast

The Future of Otolaryngology is in the Office

Dr. Kandula went on the BackTable ENT podcast to discuss the future of ENT.
News

Office-Based CT Scanning: How Does It Work?

A CT (computerized tomography) scan creates cross-sectional images of the body. Find out how ADVENT’s approach to CT scanning differs from the rest.
Sleep Apnea

CPAP vs Oral Appliance: What's Best For Me?

When someone tells you, you have sleep apnea; the first thing you probably think is, now I'm going to have to have a CPAP...but there is another option >>>
Sleep Apnea

Traveling With Sleep Apnea & Your CPAP

Treating obstructive sleep apnea with a CPAP machine can easily become a part of your nightly routine, however, traveling can be an issue.

ADVENT Comes to Plover

ADVENT, celebrating 20 years providing in-office solutions for treating nose and throat problems outside the operating room, debuts new medical office model in Plover, WI
Press

ADVENT Comes to Indianapolis

New Facilities in Indianapolis (Keystone Crossing and Southport) and Avon, to Provide Groundbreaking, In-Office Solutions for Treating Nose and Throat Problems Outside the Operating Room
Sleep

Can’t Fall Asleep...Even When You're Tired?

More than half of adults experience insomnia, nights where they can’t fall or stay asleep. Find out why and how to get to sleep tonight…
Our Team

My Balloon Sinuplasty Experience

Years after sinus surgery, Dr. Madan Kandula became the patient and underwent his own balloon sinuplasty & turbinate reduction. Here's his patient journey.
Sleep

How Sleep Affects Your Mental Health

News

ADVENT Comes to Joliet

ADVENT expands its treatment services in Chicagoland with new Joliet clinic.
Sinus

Always Tired? This 1 Thing May Be Why...

Are you feeling tired and lousy all the time? If you feel crummy every day, there may be a reason you haven't thought about. It all starts in your head…
Snoring

I Exposed My Husband...

Press

ADVENT Comes to Tinley Park

ADVENT expands its treatment services in Chicagoland with new Tinley Park clinic.
Sleep Apnea

Healthy Sleep, Healthy Heart

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, but did you know sleep apnea is a major contributor to heart disease?
Snoring

6 Ways I Stop My Husband’s Snoring

Press

ADVENT Comes to Maple Grove

ADVENT expands its treatment services in the twin cities with new Maple Grove clinic, opening Monday, November 20.
Snoring

2024 Resolution: Put Your Snoring to Bed Once and For All

Start your New Year off right! Resolve to fix your snoring for good...and enjoy a more peaceful, restful, and quiet 2024.
Snoring

Sleeping With A Snorer

Learn how to convince your husband to see a sleep specialist and why it's really important. From the ADVENT series, "Confessions of a Snore Partner".
Sleep Apnea

The Greatest Gift - A Good Night's Sleep

Sometimes what is good sleep is hard to quantify. Really the only way to know that you got a good night's sleep is relating to a bad night's sleep.
Sinus

Your Sinus Fix: What Are You Waiting For?

It's time to take action to solve your chronic breathing and sinus ailments with a quick and simple in-office solution. So many patients come to ADVENT for Sinus & Snoring issues and leaving thinking "why did I wait so long..."
The Morning Blend

Nose Open, Mouth Shut on The Morning Blend

If you are living with a constant stuffy nose and lack of energy, you’re not alone. 61% of adults are mouth breathers due to the inability to breathe freely. This is the story of Andy, an active dad who suffered from daily fatigue and headaches since childhood because of HOW he was breathing. ADVENT Physician Assistant, Kristen Duas, joins him.
Sinus

3 Signs You Are Breathing WRONG!

Having a hard time breathing? Mouth breathing vs nose breathing. Identify and discover solutions to your breathing issues. Difficultly breathing.
ADVENTing

It's Not Your Mattress...It's You!

A good mattress may solve body aches but not snoring and sleep apnea. Dr. Kandula and Dr. Handler talk in-depth about the topic on this week's ADVENTing.
Sinus

Symptoms, Causes & Getting Rid of Your Chronic Post-Nasal Drip

No matter how many times you cough or clear, you can’t seem to find relief for your postnasal drip. ADVENT explains what you can do to deal with it.
Sinus

Ancient Secrets for Proper Breathing (and How to Live Longer!)

You’ve been told your health is based on diet, exercise & genetics. But there's one important fact that's ignored. How you breathe dictates how you live.
Sinus

What Your Headache is Telling You

A headache could be a symptom of a larger issue. ADVENT explains what he location of your headache is telling you. Learn more.
Tips

First Visit FAQ

Some frequently asked questions (and answers) from ADVENT patients ahead of their first visit.
Sinus

CT Scans: Your Breathing Triangle Blueprint

In 22 seconds, a CT Scan can build the blueprint to fix your sleep or sinus issues.
Sinus

Your Path To Sleep and Sinus Success with ADVENT

ADVENT knows you’ve been looking for relief for your sinus, sleep and snoring issues. We’ve created a map of your journey to long-lasting relief. Schedule your first visit today!
Sleep Apnea

Your Nose is Key to Treating Your Throat and Sleep Apnea

How are your nose and sleep apnea related? Obstructive Sleep Apnea may be a throat issue, but fixing your nose first may hold the key to OSA treatment.
Sleep Apnea

Oral Appliance Over CPAP: 7 Reasons Why OAT is Right For You

Considering trying an oral appliance for sleep apnea? Discover the 7 benefits of choosing oral appliance over CPAP, and how oral appliance therapy for...
Sleep Apnea

Oral Appliance Therapy: Your CPAP-Free Solution for Better Sleep

You have options for treating your sleep apnea that isn’t surgery or a CPAP. Oral Appliance Therapy is a custom-fit device that helps you breathe at night.

Alan's Story: How I Ditched My CPAP

After 8 long years of battling with his CPAP machine, Allan finally discovered a way to treat his sleep apnea without a CPAP mask. Here's how he did it...
Cosmetic

Rhinoplasty or Septoplasty

Many people might think a rhinoplasty will help them breathe better but there is a step you'll likely want to consider first...
Sinus

Sinus & Allergy Services at ADVENT

Many people are unaware that there headaches, runny noses, and allergies actually start with your nose. This is ADVENTs focus to help you breathe better >>
Culture

Oconomowoc 9/21 Sleep & Sinus Care Day to Celebrate Move into Pabst Farms

ADVENT's been in Oconomowoc since March 2018, but recently moved into Pabst Farms and will be offering a Sleep & Sinus Care day on 9/21/22. Learn More >>
News

ADVENT Comes to Pleasant Prairie

Conveniently located 15 minutes north of the Chicagoland area in Kenosha County, ADVENT announces our Pleasant Prairie location. Learn more!
Sinus

Andy's Sinus Journey to Breathing Better

Andy struggled with sinus headaches and breathing problems, he came to ADVENT! Watch his full journey here from struggling to breathe to living better...

ADVENT Comes to Oak Creek

ADVENT’S growth is a response to the demand for sinus and sleep relief. Here's our announcement of the expansion of our services in Oak Creek. Read more.

Top Doctors by Milwaukee Magazine

Milwaukee Magazine 2020 Top Doctors list was just released. Nominated by their peers this year were Dr. Ethan Handler and Dr. R. Nikolaus Schmidt of ADVENT.
Sinus

Spring Cleaning for Your Nose: Benefits of a Sinus Rinse

Spring cleaning is almost here, make sure to add your NOSE to the to-do list! By including the easy practice of an at-home sinus rinse...
Sinus

What’s Wrong With Your Nose? One of Two Things is to Blame…

If you’re a sufferer of lifelong nose and breathing issues, you may have lost hope for any helpful treatment. However, the root causes of these problems likely lie in 1 of 2 areas: your nose’s lining or anatomy.
Sinus

Solving Snoring & Sinus Issues Without Surgery

If you suffer from snoring, sleep apnea, or sinus issues, you may think surgery is your only option. Here are simple options you haven't heard about...
Sleep Apnea

Do I Have Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is very common, but also misunderstood. There are many tell-tale signs of OSA, like snoring, but you should seek a medical diagnosis to get a...
Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea: Who Is At Risk?

Sleep apnea is an increasingly common disorder in which you stop breathing when you’re sleeping. Many think older people get it, but the truth is...
Sleep Apnea

You & Your CPAP: Avoid These 5 CPAP Mistakes

From the size and fit to the sounds and side effects, getting used to your CPAP machine takes time and patience. If you’re having troubles or are using one for the first time, here are some common CPAP mistakes you should avoid.
Snoring

Stop Snoring Tonight: Remedies to Fix Your Snoring

Why do you snore? More importantly, how to fix it? From natural remedies to surgical solutions...here's how to say 'goodnight' to snoring!
Sinus

Why The Breathing Triangle?

At ADVENT, all that we focus on is the nasopharynx and the oropharynx. Have you ever heard those terms? Of course not. How about The Breathing Triangle?
Sinus

You Don't Need To Wait: Sleep & Sinus Solutions Made Easy

So many patients come to ADVENT for Sinus & Snoring issues and leave thinking "why did I wait so long..." It's time to take action and solve your issues.
Sleep Apnea

Hidden Side Effects & Little Known Facts About Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The "not-so-fun-facts" about obstructive sleep apnea: Did you know OSA can be linked with anxiety, car crashes, and wetting the bed?

Obstructive Sleep Apnea

News

Swap Sleep Gimmicks for Real Solutions

Sleep gimmicks come in all shapes and sizes. Don't fall for the gimmicks, rely on real, long-term solutions. Here's what you need to know.
ADVENTing

Rooting for the Underdog

Dr. Madan Kandula and Dr. Ethan Handler take time on this week's episode of ADVENTing to discuss ADVENT's role as an underdog in the world of healthcare.
Sleep Apnea

Erik's Sleep Study Follow-Up

Sleep Apnea

Erik's Sleep Apnea Journey

Sleep Apnea

Erik's Virtual Visit

ADVENT Comes to Appleton, WI

At-Home Sleep Study Program

As ADVENT Virtual Visits kicks off, we are going to be utilizing the at-home sleep study program, SleepView from CleveMed. Learn more about the new program!

Dr. Kandula on Windy City LIVE

A Sleep Struggle Story

I felt like I was waking up underwater. This is how Erik described his interrupted sleep, after struggling for more than six years with sleep apnea
News

Mouth Breathing Q&A on The Morning Blend

Sinus

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Nose

You know that your nose helps you breathe and smell, but have you ever wondered what else it can do? Here are some nose facts that might surprise you.
Sinus

What You Don't Know About Sinus Infections & Sinusitis

Do you have constant headaches, sore/itchy throat, or even pain in oyur teeth & ears? Sounds like you're afflicted with sinus infections and sinusitis...
Sinus

Discover the Mysteries of Your Sinuses

The sinuses may be mysterious and hard for most people to define, but there’s no mystery when they’re not working properly. Here's what you need to know.
Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea is Becoming More Common

Sleep apnea can prey on anyone. It's not an old person's disease and it's not a young person's disease. It's a person's disease.

CPAP Frustrations: One Size Fits None

If you suffer from the side effects of sleep apnea and you’ve sought treatment at a big-box healthcare facility or sleep center...
Sleep

CPAP Alternative: Oral Appliance Therapy

Put your sleep concerns to bed with ADVENT's CPAP alternative to treating sleep apnea, like Oral Appliance Therapy. Learn more.
Sinus

5 Breathing Tips to Relieve Stress Now

Stress and anxiety affect your overall health and your quality of life. One of the best ways to lower your stress is by taking the time to breathe.
Sleep Apnea

The Easiest Sleep Apnea Treatment You Haven’t Heard About

Dump your CPAP and upgrade to an Oral Appliance. Oral appliances are custom-made to meet specific needs and they're easier to manage than a CPAP machine.

Do I Have COVID Or A Cold?

If you've lost your sense of smell or taste, you may be wondering if you have COVID or just a common cold. Here are some tips on what you can do next.
Sinus

Balloon Sinuplasty Results Are No Trick

Snoring? Sleep Apnea? Sinus issues? Balloon sinuplasty might be just the fix you've been looking for. And the results are no trick, only relief!
Sinus

What's Really Causing Your Allergy Symptoms? (And How To Fix Them!)

If you suffer from allergies, you know how annoying allergy season is. But there is hope with simple solutions. Discover the cause of your allergies >>

Sleep and Sinus Care Day in Oconomowoc - The Morning Blend

Take advantage of ADVENT Oconomowoc's complimentary 15-minute assessments on 9/21 for your sleep and sinus concerns.
Sleep Apnea

Curse of a Night Howler

Snoring

Duke Fixed His Snoring, Why Can't You?

Duke sounded just like so many patients before him. And that’s really the trouble with snoring...it is so often brushed off and shoved into a box.
Sinus

What Is The Breathing Triangle® & Why Does It Matter?

The Breathing Triangle® is the three passages used for breathing; the two nostrils and the mouth. Many people don't know that these 3 areas are very important.
News

5 Signs You're Headed Towards Sleep Divorce

Snoring is driving a wedge between you and your partner and could lead to a sleep divorce. Learn what a sleep divorce is and five signs you’re headed there.
Sleep

At Home Sleep Study: How it Works & What to Expect

Learn how an at home sleep study works. Your provider may require a sleep study to get to the root of your sleep concerns. Here's what to expect.
Sleep Apnea

Time for Bed: How to Sleep With Sleep Apnea

As a kid, you fought bedtime, now as a busy adult, you crave it. Unless you’re someone who suffers from sleep apnea! Discover the ways you can minimize the effects of OSA and what you can do today to stop them for good.
Tips

Insurance Made Simple: User-Friendly Definitions

The health insurance game is complicated. ADVENT explains the insurance terms and basics you need to know before booking your appointment. Learn more.
Tips

Insurance Terms You Need to Know

The health insurance game is complicated. ADVENT explains the insurance terms and basics you need to know before booking your appointment. Learn more.
Snoring

He’s Snoring, Now I’m Sick

Up again all night due to my partners snoring and since I can't get sleep I'm now experiencing common symptoms wiht being sick. This is why sleep is important...
News

ADVENT Patients Are Thankful for Long-Term Results

The staff at ADVENT is thankful for our happy and healthy patients, all year round. Hear their first-hand accounts of results after their procedures.