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Swimmer’s Ear: Risks and Treatments

Swimmer’s Ear: Risks and Treatments

When the weather is warm there are few things as refreshing as jumping into a cold pool or partaking in your other water activities. Frequent swimming, however, can cause chronic infections in both children and adults. Otitis Externa, or Swimmer’s Ear warrants an estimated 2.4 million health care visits every year. Swimmer’s Ear occurs when the ear canal and ear…

Common Vocal Cord Lesions: Causes and Treatment

Common Vocal Cord Lesions: Causes and Treatment

If you’re a fan of music artists like Adele, Sam Smith, or Shakira, chances are you’ve heard of vocal cord lesions. The most common types of vocal cord lesions are benign non-cancerous nodules (or nodes), cysts, and polyps. These growths or bumps are found on the vocal cords causing vibrations that lead to hoarseness, low-pitched voice, breathy voice, and for…

Risk Factors and Treatment for Childhood and Adult Asthma

Risk Factors and Treatment for Childhood and Adult Asthma

Asthma is a chronic lung condition characterized by the development of swelling and inflammation in the lungs. Over 25 million Americans have asthma, 7 million of them being children. Asthma can range from mild to severe. According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, there is no cure for asthma, but with proper treatment, most people with asthma can…

Sleep Apnea in Adults: Risks, Symptoms, and Treatments

Sleep Apnea in Adults: Risks, Symptoms, and Treatments

Many people don’t know about the deceptively dangerous consequences of Sleep apnea. The American Sleep Apnea Association estimates that 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea with up to 80% of moderate to severe cases being undiagnosed. Obstructive sleep apnea, the most common form of sleep apnea, can lead to a plethora of health problems if left untreated. Untreated sleep…