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Managing Heartburn

Heartburn, also referred to as acid reflux, occurs when the esophagus muscle opens at the wrong time, allowing food and stomach acid to flow back up into the esophagus. A burning sensation and other bothersome symptoms can occur. If you experience heartburn, there are some things you can do to try and manage your symptoms.

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When to See a Specialist for Your Sore Throat

A sore throat is a common occurrence and often isn’t a cause for concerns, however, there are some cases that warrant a trip to a specialist. An ENT specialist can help to determine the cause of your sore throat and get you feeling healthy again. A Persistent Sore Throat Most sore throats are caused by

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What’s Causing Your Snoring?

Constant snoring can result in a bad night’s sleep and daytime sleepiness for both you and a significant other! There are several treatments that can reduce snoring, but to find the right one, the cause must be properly identified. The following are factors that could lead to snoring. Anatomy Snoring occurs when there is a

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It Might be Time for a Tonsillectomy

A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils. The tonsils, two oval-shaped pads of tissue on either side of the back of the throat, work to fight off bacteria and viruses. Because of this, your tonsils are susceptible to infection and inflammation that could cause problems to your health and comfort. if you

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Hearing Loss and Healthy Aging

James E (Ed) Shotts, M.D. Tuscaloosa Ear Nose & Throat FYZICAL Balance and Fall Prevention Center The physical, cognitive, psychological, and psychosocial consequences of hearing loss are vast. In this article, we would like to address some of the consequences of untreated hearing loss. We would also like to emphasize the linkage of hearing loss to accelerated brain tissue loss

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