Understanding Laryngitis

Understanding Laryngitis

Laryngitis is the inflammation of the larynx which can be acute or chronic. The larynx, also referred to as voice box, is an organ located in the upper neck (behind throat) that houses our vocal cords. Its primary functions are to produce the sounds that allow us to...
A Healthy Diet Can Lower Risk of Hearing Loss

A Healthy Diet Can Lower Risk of Hearing Loss

We tend to be overly familiar with the many benefits of eating healthy. But did you know that a healthy diet can also reduce the risk of hearing loss? Growing research shows that people who follow a healthy diet are at lower risk for developing various medical...
Musicians & Hearing Loss

Musicians & Hearing Loss

We are constantly surrounded by sound throughout the day: waking up to an alarm clock, buzzing kitchen appliances, traffic, podcasts, conversations in the workplace, television etc. Typically, these types of noise are at normal volumes which are not particularly...
Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Allergies

Tips for Dealing with Seasonal Allergies

Many of us look forward to this time of year: sunshine, blue skies, blossoming flowers, and growing plants. Though all of these signs of summer approaching bring much excitement, it also marks the beginnings of a yearly battle with allergies! According to the American...