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Audiologists and Balance Disorders: Fall Risks and Prevention

By:
inboundMed
May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018 06:44 PM
audiologist, balance disorders

  Week four in May (May 20-26) of Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) focused on increasing awareness of older Americans and falls. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 25 percent of people, aged 65 or older, fall each year. By the age of 80, that number increases to 50 percent. Unfortunately, only half those who fall inform their physicians. What you may not know, though, is that falling once in a year doubles your risks of falling again.… Read More

Swallowing Disorders and Dysphagia: Causes, Problems & Treatments

By:
inboundMed
May 17, 2018
May 17, 2018 06:29 PM
dysphagia

During May, which is Better Hearing and Speech Month, communication disorders and swallowing disorders are of interest to many as there is an increased awareness of these conditions as a result of the campaign.… Read More

Early Signs of Communication Disorders in Children

By:
inboundMed
May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018 07:02 PM
communication disorders

  May is "Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM)" in the U.S.  May 1st marked the beginning of  BHSM and those with hearing loss as well as organizations all over the nation hope to raise awareness of communication disorders, treatments, available hearing technology and the outcomes of communication in individuals with hearing loss.… Read More

What Is Auditory Processing Disorder? ( Symptoms and Treatments)

By:
inboundMed
May 03, 2018
May 3, 2018 07:27 PM
hearing problems, auditory processing disorder

  Auditory processing disorder (APD) or what doctors also refer to as central auditory processing disorder (CAPD), is a type of hearing issue that affects children during their school-age years. It also affects adults. According to a study published in the Journal of Otology, there's a two to five percent prevalence rate of auditory processing disorder in school-aged kids — 23 to 76 percent in older adults.… Read More

Ear Infection (Acute Otitis Media): Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

By:
inboundMed
April 24, 2018
April 24, 2018 08:26 PM
ear infections

  Ear infections are a common childhood sickness and they can be painful. A lot of children will develop an ear infection at least once by the time they're one years old, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.… Read More

What Is Hyperacusis? (Definition, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options)

By:
inboundMed
April 19, 2018
April 19, 2018 03:48 PM
hearing problems

  If you have hyperacusis, it's important you understand the condition, its symptoms and causes as well as how it's treated.   Hyperacusis Definition So, what is hyperacusis? It’s a condition occuring from an issue with how the central auditory processing center of your brain perceives noise. Hyperacusis usually results in discomfort and pain. Those with the condition find tolerating sounds difficult, while others find these sounds normal. Some examples would be:… Read More

What is Otitis Externa (Swimmers Ear)? (Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options)

By:
inboundMed
April 16, 2018
April 16, 2018 09:33 PM

  Otitis externa was commonly known as “swimmer’s ear” is the irritation or inflammation of the ear canal. There have been millions of reported cases of acute otitis externa in the United States which accorded to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has resulted in more than 2.4 million patient health care visits annually.   And, with the hot summers, here in Texas, its common for children and adults alike to develop the condition after taking a swim to cool off.  Below, you can learn about the signs, causes, treatment and prevention of swimmers ear.… Read More

What is Vertigo? (Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments)

By:
inboundMed
April 03, 2018
April 3, 2018 08:19 PM

  People who suffer from vertigo may experience sensations that the world is rocking, rotating and spinning around them — even when they are standing perfectly still. It’s like experiencing seasickness on dry land.… Read More

What is Hay Fever? (Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options)

By:
inboundMed
March 28, 2018
March 28, 2018 02:15 PM
allergies, hay fever, sneeze

  Hay fever, technically known as allergic rhinitis, affects between 40 and 60 million Americans, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. While the name “hay fever” is how this condition is typically referred to, it doesn’t necessarily involve hay or fevers. It’s widely believed that the condition got its name because its symptoms would strike during the hay harvesting period, which coincidentally corresponded to the increase in pollen.… Read More

Why Do I Sneeze All the Time? (Causes and Reasons)

By:
inboundMed
March 27, 2018
March 27, 2018 07:09 PM
allergies, sneeze

The sneeze. It’s one of your body’s most powerful methods of defense, but it can leave you feeling more than a little helpless when sneezing seems to take over and you can’t seem to stop. No matter what the cause of your need to sneeze may be, it is an automatic response you can’t stop by force of will. When one is coming on, the only thing you can do it roll with it. But, why do you need to sneeze? If you’re wondering “Why do I sneeze all the time?” or what the causes of frequent sneezing may be, you’ve come to the right place. This article explores what sneezes are, the reasons you sneeze, and what causes them.… Read More

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