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Helping Kids with Stress

It's the start of a new school year! Parents may rejoice sending kids back to school, but for the kids themselves it can be a stressful time. During the school year, both coursework and social situations may cause kids stress. Some stress is expected from coursework, and a small-to-medium level of stress is actually good [...]

By |September 3rd, 2017|Pediatrics|Comments Off on Helping Kids with Stress

Symptoms of a Broken Nose

Sports and roughhousing can easily lead to a nose being accidentally smashed. A sudden impact to the nose is the most common way to break it. Everyone is at some small risk for a broken nose. Certain activities increase the risk for a broken nose, especially contact sports such as football, basketball, soccer, hockey, boxing, and [...]

By |August 21st, 2017|Nose|Comments Off on Symptoms of a Broken Nose

Exercise to Ease Hearing Loss

Many people suffer some kind of hearing loss, especially as they age. Hearing loss can make social situations very difficult and may lead to feelings of isolation and depression. While most hearing loss is irreversible, some exercises may make it easier for the brain to follow conversation particularly in crowded rooms. The brain is involved [...]

By |August 6th, 2017|Ears|Comments Off on Exercise to Ease Hearing Loss

How to Clean Your Ears

How to clean the ears is one of the most common question our audiologists get. It's important to remember that earwax is a natural and important part of the body. Earwax traps dirt and debris, fights infections in and around ears, and keeps the ear from drying out and becoming itchy. Earwax typically leaves the [...]

By |July 22nd, 2017|Ears|Comments Off on How to Clean Your Ears

Vocal Changes and the Menstrual Cycle

Some women experience changes to their vocal cords throughout their menstrual cycle, a change brought on by changing hormones. This is especially interesting for female singers, whose livelihood may rely on consistently producing high-quality sounds vocally. A study with 17 female vocalists in 2017 suggests that there are laryngeal vascular differences that occur throughout the [...]

By |July 9th, 2017|Throat|Comments Off on Vocal Changes and the Menstrual Cycle

Ear Skin Tags and Children

It's relatively common for children to be born with extra pieces of skin, or ear tags, around the front of the ear. Infant skin tags are different from adult skin tags because they may not just be skin. Infant skin tags can contain fat and cartilage. Infant skin tags may occur by themselves or as [...]

By |June 25th, 2017|Pediatrics|Comments Off on Ear Skin Tags and Children

Does Airborne Work?

Summer is nearly upon us! Between vacations, attending weddings, and visiting family and friends, you may be traveling a lot. Airplanes have revolutionized the way we travel, but they can be very troublesome if you're suffering from a sinus infection or cold. While it wasn't always this way, today airplane air quality is tightly controlled. Modern [...]

By |June 4th, 2017|Infectious Diseases|Comments Off on Does Airborne Work?

Ear Tubes and Children

Every year more than 500,000 children in the U.S. have surgery to insert ear tubes. It's the most common childhood surgery that's performed using anesthesia. There are two main reasons children need ear tubes: Recurring ear infections of the middle ear Fluid in the ear that doesn't drain Persistent fluid in the ear can cause permanent [...]

By |May 29th, 2017|Pediatrics|Comments Off on Ear Tubes and Children

Breastfeeding Positions and Tips

It's not uncommon for new mothers to have some difficulty breastfeeding. Learning how to position baby's head, mouth, throat, and body may feel awkward at first for new mothers and it can be difficult to know whether baby is getting enough nutrition. Breastfeeding is great if possible because it's more nutritious and easier to digest [...]

By |May 13th, 2017|Head and Neck|Comments Off on Breastfeeding Positions and Tips

Treat Hearing Loss for Better Relationships

Social interactions are a part of everyday life. Work, simple errands, religious services, sporting events, home life and outings with family and friends, these are things that fill our days and help us to feel fulfilled. Hearing loss can make interpersonal interactions such as these very difficult and can even lead to physical and emotional [...]

By |April 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Treat Hearing Loss for Better Relationships