Wellness & Prevention

Wellness and Prevention

Not everyone will have a Zenker’s diverticulum (ZD), or experience benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). But the more you and your family know about your ENT health, the better chance you’ll have of averting or minimizing some problems. This area of Be ENT Smart gives you real-life, clinically reviewed information to help you reach your health and lifestyle goals!


Woman with Sun Burn

The single most important thing you can do to lower your risk of skin cancer is to avoid direct sun exposure. Learn more about how ultraviolet (UV) radiation can damage the cells of your skin.

Woman with hand to ear in pain

Over 50 million Americans have experienced tinnitus, or ringing in ears, which is the perception of sound without an external source being present. Learn how to lessen its impact.

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Do you have trouble swallowing or feel like food gets stuck in your throat? Do you sometimes choke or cough when eating or drinking? Take this 10-question quiz.

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Improve Your Sleep Quality

Making some simple but important modifications to your sleep hygiene can help improve the overall quality and duration of your sleep.

Learn More about Your Voice

Voice is the sound that is made when your vocal cords vibrate together as air passes through the larynx (your voice box).

Mouth Sores FAQs

Mouth sores, or oral ulcers, make it painful to eat and talk. Two of the most common types of recurrent mouth sores are fever blisters, also known as cold sores, and canker sores.

Secondhand Smoke and Children

Secondhand smoke is a combination of the smoke from a burning cigarette and the smoke exhaled by a smoker. It contaminates the air and is collected in clothing, hair, curtains, and furniture.

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Think you need to consult an ENT specialist? Find someone with the expertise and location that’s best for your needs.

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Learn how to stay ENT healthy, prevent problems, and manage existing conditions to improve your, or a loved one’s, daily life.

About ENThealth.org

Find out more about the community of physician experts who can help you to Be ENT Smart and how the information was developed.