Ear Discomfort When Flying: Why It Occurs And What To Do About It
23 November 2016
If you experience earaches or ear pressure when flying on an airplane, you might want to consult your ENT for advice and treatment. This phenomenon is sometimes referred to as "airplane ear" and is actually quite common when flying on an airplane or helicopter. You may experience the discomfort most as the plane takes off (ascends) or lands (descends). In some cases, your ear, nose and throat specialist may prescribe oral medications to take before flying.
How To Know If Your Child Needs To Be Seen By An ENT Doctor For Hearing Problems
18 November 2016
If you are starting to wonder whether your child may be in need of an evaluation of his or her hearing by an ENT doctor, you will want to review the following signs of trouble. This way, you will know that is time to make that appointment.
Your Child Is Not Responding Properly To Questions
It is important to make sure that you are paying close attention to the answers your child is giving when he or she is asked a question.
Answers To Three Common Sleep Apnea Questions
13 May 2016
Breathing problems can be extremely disruptive to a person's life, but there are some individuals that assume that these problems only happen when a person is awake and physically active. However, sleep apnea can be a particularly common breathing problem that can have potentially serious consequences. For patients that are relatively unfamiliar with this condition, it may be beneficial to learn the following common questions and answers about this condition.
5 Tips For Communicating Effectively With Someone Who Has Hearing Aids
4 February 2016
If you have a friend or family member who has just gotten hearing aids, you can make communicating with them easier by doing a few simple things. Here are 5 tips for communicating effectively with someone who has hearing aids.
#1 Get Their Attention Before You Begin Speaking
The first thing you need to do is make sure that you get their attention before you begin speaking to them. Don't assume that they can hear you from across the room or know that you are addressing them.