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After months of dealing with a slight sense of dizziness, I realized that I couldn't keep living that way. I was frustrated and tired of the condition, so I decided to talk with my family doctor. I explained that I was having a hard time walking straight and asked if he could do something to help. To my surprise, he sent me to an ear, nose and throat doctor. He explained that my balance was affected by my inner ear canals, and told me that I needed to have it looked at. This blog is all about how an ENT can help you with your problems.


Thyroid Trouble? 3 Surprising Symptoms Of Hypothyroidism

The classic symptoms of hypothyroidism, including hair loss, weight gain, fatigue, and dry skin, are well known. However, hypothyroidism can cause a slew of symptoms, many of which may surprise you. You see, your thyroid plays a role in almost every function in your body. When it goes bad, it can create a wide array of symptoms that may not seem to be connected. If you have hypothyroidism and some weird and unexplained symptoms, your thyroid may be to blame. Read More 

3 Tips For Living With A Child Who Has A Severe Peanut Allergy

Learning that your child has a severe peanut allergy can be alarming and stressful. Young children typically do not have the skills to manage a life-threatening allergy, so as a parent it is your responsibility to keep your child as safe as possible. Consult with your ENT Specialist and use the following tips to protect your child when he or she has a severe peanut allergy: Always Carry an Epinephrine Auto-Injector Read More 

What You Should Know About Wearing Your First Hearing Aid

It can be thrilling to pick up your first hearing aid from the audiologist's office. You may be eagerly looking forward to being able to hear things the way you did in the past. However, you might discover that the piece needs some getting used to. You should know the following three things about wearing this device so that it can be effective for you. Too Many Sounds May Overwhelm You Read More 

Common Jobs Or Hobbies That Should Require Hearing Protection

You likely know to protect your ears when you're at a rock concert on monster truck rally, but you might make the easy mistake of overlooking the need for hearing protection during a variety of noisy jobs around the house or weekend hobbies The reality is that when your ears are exposed to high volumes, especially for prolonged periods and on a consistent basis, you'll more apt to suffer from some degree of hearing loss. Read More 

Five Good Reasons To Treat Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a condition where a person's breathing becomes shallow and even stops completely for small periods of time while they sleep. This can happen as many as 30 times per hour, causing a disruption in the sleep cycle as well as a host of other health issues. Sleep apnea is diagnosed by observing a person while they sleep via a closed circuit monitor. While it may seem cumbersome and unnecessary to treat your sleep apnea, there are a number of important reasons to do so, including reducing your risk of heart disease. Read More