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Dec

Young girl being fitted with a hearing aid

How Long do Hearing Aids Last?

Hearing aids do not last forever, even when properly maintained. The typical lifespan of a hearing aid is between three to seven years. However, these devices are affected by a range of factors, such as how much the device is used, whether it has been damaged, and whether frequen...

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03

Dec

Woman holding tissue to her nose

How Can I Stop My Allergies?

Allergies are very common, both for adults and children in the US. In fact, allergies affect over 50 million people yearly. While some allergens can be easily avoided, the most common allergies, such as hay fever, a dust allergy, or an allergy to pet dander can be much more chall...

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03

Dec

Woman doctor

ENT vs Otolaryngologist

An otolaryngologist, or ear, nose, and throat doctor (ENT) is a physician that specializes in conditions and illnesses affecting the ear, nose, or throat. You may need to see an ENT or otolaryngologist if you are dealing with conditions such as chronic sinus issues, tonsillitis...

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03

Dec

Man holding stomach in pain

8 Ways to Relieve Acid Reflux

Are you one of the millions of people in the USA who suffers from heartburn? Are you forced to take over-the-counter medications to try to stay comfortable after a meal? Acid reflux is a very uncomfortable and potentially harmful condition in which the muscle between your esophag...

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03

Dec

Woman blowing her nose

7 Signs You Have Allergies

With over 50 million Americans dealing with allergies on a yearly basis, allergies are more common than ever. But how do you know if you have allergies? Some allergy symptoms can easily be mistaken for cold or flu symptoms. If you are unsure whether you have allergies, continue r...

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03

Dec

Female physician with female patient

6 Reasons to See an ENT in South Florida

We rely on our primary care doctors to treat a range of physical conditions and illnesses, but for some conditions, you need specialist care from an ear, nose, and throat doctor, or “ENT.” This specialty in medicine requires five years of study and experience after ac...

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