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Suffering from Falls [Patient Safety Awareness Week]

Suffering from Falls [Patient Safety Awareness Week]

As you get older, there are many changes you will start to see. Certain things get harder to do. Joints stiffen and ache, and you need to be more careful. One problem that many people experience but don’t expect is balance. Many older people experience balance...

The Link Between Cardiovascular Disease & Hearing Loss

The Link Between Cardiovascular Disease & Hearing Loss

Heart disease is very common in the US. It is estimated that more than 15 million Americans are living with the condition which will affect their lives in various ways. There is a lot of focus on heart disease, its causes, treatments, and the ways in which people who...

What to Do if You Think Your Child Has an Ear Infection

What to Do if You Think Your Child Has an Ear Infection

Sleepless nights, endless crying, and a fever that just won’t quit. Could it be that your child has an ear infection? It’s a definite possibility, especially if they’ve just had a viral cold. Dealing with sniffles is one thing, but the prospect of an ear infection may...

Thyroid Disease & Hearing Loss

Thyroid Disease & Hearing Loss

T3 and T4 are pretty amazing. They are the two hormones produced by your thyroid gland. They regulate your metabolism and are essential for a healthy body, affecting functions as vital as the beating of your heart and your energy levels. When your thyroid gland, which...

Three Reasons to Choose an Audiologist

Three Reasons to Choose an Audiologist

Your ears are pretty amazing. Hidden within them are tens of thousands of tiny hair cells that work alongside a host of other cells, from bone cells to nerve cells, so you can hear the world around you. If just one part of this mechanical marvel breaks down, your can...

Coping with physical changes after neck surgery

Coping with physical changes after neck surgery

You’ve made it through surgery to treat your head and neck cancer. But now that’s behind you, you are faced with the physical changes that surgery leaves behind. Dealing with them can feel overwhelming. At Scottsdale Ear, Nose & Throat, we want you to know that...

What To Expect After Neck Dissection Surgery

What To Expect After Neck Dissection Surgery

If you’ve recently been told that you require neck dissection surgery to remove lymph nodes from your neck, then you probably have lots of questions about what to expect after surgery. It is important that you talk to your primary care doctor about any concerns or...

The relationship between hearing loss and dementia

The relationship between hearing loss and dementia

Alzheimer’s disease is something we should all be clued up on. As many as 1 in 10 Americans get it. Despite it being so common, Alzheimer’s is often spotted long after it emerges and is sometimes under-treated. Early symptoms can get dismissed as part of growing old....

The Difference Between An Audiologist & Hearing Aid Dispenser

The Difference Between An Audiologist & Hearing Aid Dispenser

If I asked you the difference between a doctor and a nurse, you’d probably find it easy enough to explain. But what if I asked you the difference between an Audiologist and a hearing aid dispenser? A whole lot trickier, right? They both can fit you with hearing aids...

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