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Common Causes of Hearing Loss

The events leading up to a loss in hearing can be varied. The cause can sometimes be readily apparent, including an ear infection or the build up of wax along the external ear canal. Other times, there will be problems that need to be discovered via technology and a thorough examination. These are some of […]

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The Difference Between Different Kinds of Sore Throats

There are many different reasons why the throat could be sore. Some reasons are more serious than others. The cause of the sore throat will determine what kind of treatment is necessary.

Bacterial Sore Throat

The most well known form of a bacterial infection resulting in a sore throat is the streptococcus bacteria. This is the virus […]

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How the Ear, Nose, and Throat are Connected

Did you know that one of the oldest medical specialties in the Western world has to do with the study and treatment of the ears, nose, and throat (or ENT for short)? Otolaryngologists (or ENTs) treat a wide range of ENT issues since these components are all interconnected.

 

How the Ear, Nose, and Throat are Connected

 

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Humidifiers vs. Dehumidifiers: What’s the Difference?

Humidity is a measure of the amount of (invisible) water vapour or the degree of dampness in the atmosphere. The recommended humidity level for homes in the UK is between 40% and 60%, while the average humidity level in London ranges between a high of 92% and a low of 79%. This means that as […]

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Is it Sinusitis or Allergies?

Ah, spring – the time of year when things start to bloom, which means pollen. It also means your allergies may take center stage. Sometimes, however, your symptoms are not caused by allergies but are the result of a condition called sinusitis. So is it sinusitis or allergies? Here’s how to tell the difference.

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