It’s cold season, and your nasal passages and sinuses feel like they’ve been clogged with cement. You have the runny nose, congestion, and pain of sinusitis, and it seems like it’s been eons since you could breathe freely. With the help of simple remedies, sinusitis usually relents within a week
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As many as 36 million Americans, including 30 percent of adults between the ages of 65 and 74, report some degree of hearing loss. It can happen suddenly, but more often it is gradual.
“As we age, hearing loss begins to occur,” says Joseph Montano, EdD, associate professor of audiology at
Your throat. A lot can happen to that 5-inch hollow tube that connects the base of your nasal cavity to your windpipe and esophagus. A sore throat can silence your singing voice. Or a faulty pharynx (the medical name for the throat) may cause swallowing difficulties that can affect your
When it comes to figuring out how to stop snoring, some desperate people may be willing to try anything—or suggest anything to their bedmates. There are no guarantees, of course, but you may find a snoring cure that works for you or your partner.
In some cases, losing weight can help
As many as 36 million Americans, including 30 percent of adults between the ages of 65 and 74, report some degree of hearing loss. While hearing loss can happen suddenly, more often, it occurs gradually over a number of years.
“As we age, hearing loss begins to occur; for most people,
Hearing loss is common in older adults, but it often takes time before any discrepancy reaches the point where you need hearing aids. However, that doesn’t mean you won’t benefit from a personal sound amplification product (PSAP) that can offer you many of the same benefits as hearing aids at
You often lose your sense of smell when fighting a cold, nasal allergy, or infection. But this is temporary and your ability to recognize scents again returns when your ailment has cleared. For many older adults, however, the sense of smell gradually begins to weaken and fade—sometimes caused by nasal