When people think of hearing loss, they often believe it only affects seniors. But did you know that approximately 26 million Americans between the ages of 20 and 69 suffer from some form of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss?
Depending on a combination of factors including the intensity, frequency and duration of a noise, sound has the capability to damage our hearing.
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When most people think of seasonal allergies, they associate it with Spring. For some allergy sufferers, the Fall can be a troublesome time as well. Runny noses, itchy eyes and scratchy throats can ruin this time of year, but there are steps you can take to prevent allergy symptoms.
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All parents have seen their child suffer from an ear infection — but when is it considered a chronic issue? If your child has recurring ear infections, it might be time to call your doctor to learn more about chronic ear infections.
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In order to properly diagnose your sleep apnea, sometimes a doctor needs to perform tests to measure your sleep patterns. There are many variations for sleep testing, including home sleep testing using the Apnea Risk Evaluation System (ARES™).
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Snoring once and awhile is perfectly normal, but dealing with symptoms of sleep apnea on a regular basis can disrupt both your sleep patterns and effect those around you. During May, which is Better Sleep Month, learn about the factors that could cause you to have poor sleep quality.
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If you’re one of 18 million Americans suffering from spring allergies, the sneezing, coughing and watery eyes you may experience makes it difficult the season.
Reducing your exposure to allergens throughout the day can significantly reduce your symptoms.
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According to The American Academy of Otolaryngology, about 45 percent of adults snore occasionally. Though snoring can affect anyone, it is most common in men and people who are overweight. Snoring once and awhile is perfectly normal, but snoring on a regular basis can disrupt both your sleep patterns and the sleep patterns of those around you.
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We’ve all had that achy pain in forehead, cheekbones and bridge of the nose, but what exactly is it? If it’s accompanied by a runny nose, facial swelling, or fullness in the ears, it’s most likely a sinus headache.
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Do you ever think you or your child develop too many ear infections? While ear infections are much more common in children, there may be an underlying cause for repeat or chronic ear infections that needs to be treated.
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More often than not, sinusitis is treated with medicines and a variety of home treatment methods. Some of the medicines used to minimize sinusitis symptoms include:
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