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How can I tell if I have a nasal fracture?

A broken nose, or nasal fracture, can be caused by a range of accidents that result in trauma to the face or head. This type of fracture can be caused by contact sports, fights, falls or even car accidents. The break is most commonly found in the bone over the bridge of your nose. A [...]

By |2020-08-20T09:56:05+00:00August 20th, 2020|ENT|Comments Off on How can I tell if I have a nasal fracture?

What is Aspirin-Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD)?

Millions of people around the world take painkillers every day for relief from mild pain symptoms. If you’re experiencing a headache, fever or joint pain, you might feel it worthwhile to take a medication like aspirin, naproxen or ibuprofen to reduce symptoms. However, if you have a condition known as AERD (aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease), you [...]

By |2020-07-24T13:45:56+00:00July 24th, 2020|ENT|Comments Off on What is Aspirin-Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD)?

Have I got a sleep disorder?

A good night’s sleep plays a vital role in supporting both the mind and body. Sufficient rest enables the body to repair itself, whether you’re an active person whose muscles need to recover, or your body simply needs to take the time for core functions to rest. Sleep is also proven to help enhance brain [...]

By |2020-06-09T10:11:00+00:00June 9th, 2020|Sleeping Disorder Clinic|Comments Off on Have I got a sleep disorder?

What is Obstructive Sleep Apnoea?

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea is the most common form of sleep apnoea, affecting four in 100 middle-aged men in the UK and around two in 100 middle-aged women. But what exactly is the condition and why does it happen? Put simply, obstructive sleep apnoea is where the walls of the throat relax and narrow throughout the [...]

By |2020-05-15T14:10:03+00:00May 15th, 2020|Sleeping Disorder Clinic|Comments Off on What is Obstructive Sleep Apnoea?

Can otitis media cause hearing loss?

Sometimes, seemingly small ailments can cause surprisingly serious long-term afflictions; otitis media, also known as an ear infection, is one such condition. While otitis media is both very common and often mild, it's important to be aware of the illness as well as the potential for long-term side effects and hearing loss. What is otitis [...]

By |2020-04-06T13:51:49+00:00April 6th, 2020|ENT|Comments Off on Can otitis media cause hearing loss?

When should I see an ear, nose and throat specialist?

Are you struggling with persistent ear pain or problems with eating or speaking? You might need to see an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) specialist. How do you know when to tackle your symptoms with a visit to the pharmacist, and when you might need more help to find a solution for your problem? What [...]

By |2020-08-20T09:07:10+00:00March 4th, 2020|ENT|Comments Off on When should I see an ear, nose and throat specialist?