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Audiology is a specific healthcare field that mainly focuses on hearing health. While people often visit a general physician, encounters with audiologists are limited to hearing tests conducted either on the job or in school. This is why few people know who audiologists are and what they do. Here are some few must-know facts about audiologists. 1. Audiologists can successfully

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The adenoids are amazing parts of the lymphatic system. During childhood they are busy bulking up and building up the immune system. Adenoids detect incoming bacteria and viruses and are the first line of defense when they show up. But, they can be too much of a good thing. Recurring infections can cause adenoids and tonsils to swell. The swelling

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While it may not seem like much, scheduling an appointment with an audiologist is a great step to your path to better hearing. Both you and the audiologist want the same thing, which is to achieve the best possible hearing experience for you. The audiologist is a healthcare professional with the skills to make this happen – with your help.

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A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control shows that almost one-third of American adults don’t get enough sleep. If snoring or other breathing problems keep you or your partner awake at night, it might be time to visit an ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist. Your ENT can determine the cause of the snoring and provide the solutions

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Headed out to play the sports you love? Numerous people with hearing aids enjoy golf, tennis and other outdoor activities. Don’t worry about your hearing aids while working on your backswing or chip shot. Just follow these tips. Protect from perspiration Playing sports such as tennis or golf means you are physically active. That’s good for your body and good

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The adenoids are part of the lymphatic system and play a role in the body’s ability to fight infection. They sit like little sentinels high in the throat behind the nose and soft palate. They monitor the air coming in for viruses and bacteria. When they detect them, the immune system swings into action. However, recurring infections can cause the

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If your ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor has recommended you have septoplasty (septum surgery) to improve your nasal breathing, you may be worried about the pain and recovery process. While trepidation is normal before any procedure you should know there have been many advances in septum surgery. Recovery time is not long, the pain is more akin to discomfort,

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Even if you know hearing aids will improve your hearing, it can be a daunting to make the decision to purchase them. With many different styles and types, the choices appear endless. When it comes to choosing the right hearing aid, you need some expert advice for the best price and fit. A visit to your audiologist will send you

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Difficulty breathing through the nose is a pretty common problem treated by ENTs . Initial treatment may consist of decongestants, antihistamines or other medications to open air passages. Many times treating the underlying condition like chronic sinusitis or allergy is all that is necessary. Sometimes the problem is caused by the structure of the nasal passages. If the nasal obstruction

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“It’s time to see an audiologist .” Many aging individuals will hear this recommendation from their primary care physician at one point in their lifetime. After all, hearing loss is a common sign of aging (though it isn’t limited to those who are older than 60). According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), age is the

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