Frequently Asked Questions in Ear Nose Throat (ENT) and Head and Neck Surgery
Noise-induced hearing loss: From causes to symptoms and prevention
Covid-19 has forced everyone, including kids, to attend meetings and classes on online platforms for almost 6-7 hours regularly. Many of us use earphones at high volume to compensate for environmental disturbances.
The collateral damage of Covid-19 pandemic is enormous and cannot be overlooked. Apart from the direct health injuries caused by the virus itself, the pandemic has forced people to stay confined to their houses, leading to a host of lifestyle-related health problems such as obesity, depression, etc. “Another major rising health concern has been noise-induced hearing loss due to the excessive use of earphones during online office meetings and classes,” said -Dr Santosh S, Consultant – ENT, head neck and skull base surgery at Columbia Asia Hospitals Hebbal – A unit of Manipal Hospitals, Bangalore Read More
Snoring and Mouth Breathing in Children
Children struggling to sleep and associated with snoring and mouth breathing ,usually have slow growth and poor feeding , commonly have significant Adenoids blocking the nose and post surgery the space is opened up. Children are relieved of the symptoms and spurt in the growth is seen . To continue reading......
Sudden Voice Change
Change in voice persisting for more than 2 weeks you need to seek medical attention as you could be having a growth on the vocal cord. Which needs Microlaryngeal surgery. To continue reading......
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