Over the last few decades there has been a notable increase in electronics, toys, holiday decorations, watches, hearing aids, and other devices that are powered by button batteries in nearly all households.
Wellness & Prevention
Jet lag is a circadian rhythm sleep disorder that occurs when your internal clock’s schedule does not match the wake-sleep cycle where you are currently located.
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a virus that in a healthy person may cause a flu-like illness or sometimes no symptoms at all.
Nasal congestion is a very common complaint and can have many different causes, including inflammation inside the nose due to allergies.
Laryngopharyngeal reflux (LPR) occurs when the liquid, food, and/or gas contents of the stomach leak back up through the esophagus into the voice box (larynx) and/or the back of throat (pharynx).
Vaping, the use of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) or other Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), has increased in recent years compared to the use of traditional cigarettes.
For those with underlying hearing loss or impairment, face masks can introduce a new, unexpected barrier to communicating with others, whether they are currently using hearing aids or not.
Maintaining a healthy voice is important for establishing and preserving relationships and communicating adequately with others.
Voice is the sound that is made when your vocal cords vibrate together as air passes through the larynx (your voice box).
Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a novel, or new, respiratory disease that was first detected in China in 2019 and has since spread around the world