The Epley Maneuver is used to treat vertigo caused by the disorder paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).
- Beningn – it is not life-threatening
- Paroxysmal – it come in sudden, brief spells
- Positional – it gets triggered by certain head positions or movements
- Vertigo – a false sense of rotational movement
Nosebleeds, while sometimes aggressive and very messy, are usually extremely easy to handle. They are very common, especially in children between 2 and 10 year old and adults between 50 and 80 years old.
A nosebleed seems fairly straightforward: blood is exiting the body from your nose.
Cerumen, commonly known as ear wax, ranges between 20 to 50 percent fat and coats the ear canal. It’s purpose is to help moisturize, clean, and fight off infection in the ear canal. Produced by the wax glands around the outer part of the ear canal, it is typically sticky and shiny nature.
If you have started to read my posts, you may notice that I’m becoming a fan of Jane Brody and her pieces in the New York Times.
Here is another example of how she advances our understanding on how hearing loss can cost you far more than just your ability to hear.
This article from The Hearing Review offers terrific insight into a new long-term study that shows how wearing hearing aids can reduce cognitive decline associated with hearing loss, and may motivate older adults to finally seek the professional care they need.
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I’d like to draw your attention to a wonderful article written by Jane Brody and recently featured in the NY Times. It chronicles the ups and downs of people who need hearing aids but face a myriad of obstacles, many self-imposed, in choosing whether to buy,
According to the Better Hearing Institute, keeping the people you love who are struggling with hearing loss in the conversation and part of the celebration is one of the most meaningful things you can do this holiday season.
They identify nine areas (or tips) that you can use to make a difference in the lives of impacted friends and family,