• The Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss

    Many people are aware that their hearing has deteriorated but are reluctant to seek help. Perhaps they don’t want to acknowledge the problem, are embarrassed, or believe that they can “get by” without using a hearing aid. And, unfortunately, too…

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  • What Causes a Nosebleed?

    Nosebleeds can be caused by trauma to the inside or outside of the nose. Other conditions that predispose a person to nosebleeds are exposure to warm, dry air for a prolonged period of time, nasal and sinus infections, allergies, an object inside of the nose, vigorous…

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  • Causes of Coughing

    Common Causes of Coughing- Irritated Airways After a Cold or Flu Most cold symptoms may go away after a few days. Your cough, though, can hang around for weeks because viruses can cause your airways to become swollen and oversensitive. This can last long after…

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  • Are You Taking Ototoxic Medications?

    Certain medications can damage the ear, resulting in hearing loss, ringing in the ear or balance disorders. These drugs are considered “ototoxic”. There are more than 200 known ototoxic medications (prescription and over-the-counter) on the market today….

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