Grand Rapids ENT

Hearing Health Blog

The human ear, nose and throat system is incredibly complex and highly interlinked, leading to the need for medical specialists who focus on this area alone. These specialists, known colloquially as ear, nose and throat doctors (ENT) offer expert guidance on the management of a wide range of health conditions. However, many people are unsure when a consultation with an

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Snoring is one of the most annoying things to experience in the world. Whether you’re on the receiving or giving end of snoring, it can be frustrating knowing what it does to the people dearest to us. When we breathe air, it passes through the throat as it heads to the lung. It passes the soft palate and uvula, which

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ENT doctors , also known as ear, nose and throat doctors or otolaryngologists, are specialists that deal with problems in the ear, nose and throat. It’s a medical specialty that focuses on the different conditions that occur in the ear, nose and throat region. It also extends to areas such as the next and head. If you feel like you

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A pediatric ear, nose and throat doctor can help diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions and issues related to the face and head. However, it can be hard to know when your child might need to visit this professional. Here are four signs that parents should keep an eye out for to help them decide when to schedule

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Pictures of balloon dilation of the Eustachian tube.  This process may be an option for people with chronic Eustachian tube dysfunction.

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One of the most common childhood illnesses surrounds the adenoids in the throat. A respected ear nose and throat doctor can manage repeated throat infections that enlarge the adenoids and cause issues with hearing, but when a child is developing more than four or five of these serious infections every year, adenoid surgery is often the answer. What are adenoids?

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You might be having difficulty breathing through the nose. Perhaps, you are simply having issues with snoring or maybe sleep apnea. These are commonly caused by problems with your septum. If you speak to an ear, throat and nose specialist, you might find that they recommend septum surgery. Septum surgery is when the septum is changed or altered to make

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Headaches are a common complaint reported by a significant percentage of the population at one time or another. Most headaches occur because people become dehydrated, but there are plenty of other causes too. Today, we’re going to look at some of the ways an ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist might help you to deal with the problem and get

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Snoring is often seen as an annoying but harmless condition. It’s common enough to occur in almost anyone (especially those who are overweight) and tends to affect men more than women. Most of the time, snoring isn’t serious as long as it’s occasional and doesn’t happen every night, even if it’s a nuisance for those around you. However, if you

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There is new treatment for all those patients with Eustachian tube dysfunction and ear problems. The treatment is an alternative to having ear tubes and involves a surgical balloon to inflate, dilate and improve the function of the Eustachian tube and improve the general health of patient’s ears. This is an exciting new development in the world of Ear, Nose

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