When the weather turns cold, many people experience pain or discomfort in their ears, nose and throat. People often confuse symptoms caused by cold weather with illness or infection (or vice versa). It is important to know how cooler weather can affect your respiratory health.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The goal of sinus surgery is to reduce the inflammation of the sinuses to improve drainage and treat sinusitis. Sinus surgery is often performed in addition other sinus treatments including medication and nasal sprays or rinses. Dr. Marc Dean will discuss necessary care and treatments after sinus surgery.
Today there are many options when it comes to treating allergies. If over the counter medications aren’t working to treat your allergies, see our otolaryngologists, Dr. Marc Dean, to find out about the latest allergy treatments.
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.
Should I Be Concerned About Age-Related Hearing Loss?
One in three adults between the ages of 65 and 74 and more than half of people over the age of 75 suffer from age-related hearing loss, which is also known as presbycusis. So what is this common condition and what should you know about it?