Hearing Loss Is Hitting Children Hard 

Parents, now hear this: More American children are losing some or all of their hearing. But too few parents seem to be aware of any hearing hazards, according to a recent survey. By taking steps now, you can help keep your child’s hearing well-tuned into adulthood.

Over-the-Counter Allergy Medications 

Your doctor may recommend over-the-counter medications, prescription medications, or both. Medications are most effective if you use them exactly as your doctor tells you.

How to Remove Earwax  

Wax buildup can lead to hearing loss, but it should be properly removed to prevent damage to your eardrum and ear canal.

What the Inside of Your Nose Reveals 

Doctors usually don't look inside your nose unless they have a specific reason. Usually, they are looking for an infection or allergy. Sometimes, they're looking for other sources of your breathing problem, such as a deviated septum, the term doctors use to describe a misalignment of the cartilage that runs down the center of your nose.

Problems with Your Vocal Cords? 

Vocal cord disorders are often caused by vocal abuse or misuse, such as excessive use of the voice when singing, talking, smoking, coughing, yelling, or inhaling irritants.

Hearing Hazards in Everyday Life 

It doesn't take a thunderous rock concert to cause hearing loss. Any repeated high-volume experiences or one-shot booms can damage the delicate nerve cells of your inner ear.