Adenoidectomy is not the only way to deal with adenoids. There are other options such as medication, laser treatment, acupuncture, and homeopathy. How effective are they?

Those options can improve the condition of the adenoids, but if a child’s over-breathing is not addressed, they will only bring temporary relief. According to Dr. Buteyko, hyperventilation is what causes adenoids to become pathologically enlarged. To correct this situation in the long term, hyperventilation must be stopped.