About ENT Department
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Ear, Nose, and Throat infections are among the most commonly found diseases. Our ENT specialty provides comprehensive medical treatment and diagnosis facilities for Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) related diseases and disorders. We provide professional and friendly health care to adults and children of all ages, also treating and addicting causes for Allergic Rhinitis. ENT department offers microsurgery of the ear, treatment of hearing loss, rhinology and sinus diseases, endoscopic and laser surgery, laryngeal surgery, hearing tests, treatment for snoring and sleep apnea, and management of vocal and speech disorders and endoscopic sinus surgery. Supported by advanced facilities like hearing test, audiometers, tympanometry and auto acoustic emission hearing test of the newborn.
Useful info and health tips
Minimize throat clearing
Clearing your throat can be compared to slapping or slamming the vocal cords together.Consequently, excessive throat clearing can cause vocal cord injury and subsequent hoarseness. An alternative to voice clearing is taking a small sip of water or simply swallowing to clear the secretions from the throat and alleviate the need for throat clearing or coughing. The most common reason for excessive throat clearing is an unrecognized medical condition causing one to clear their throat too much. Common causes of chronic throat clearing include gastro esophageal reflux, larynxgopharyngeal reflux disease, sinus and/or allergic disease.
Self-help for the light snorer
Adults who suffer from mild or occasional snoring should try the following self-help remedies
- Adopt a healthy and athletic lifestyle to develop good muscle tone and lose weight.
- Avoid tranquilizers, sleeping pills and antihistamines before bedtime.
Establish regular sleeping patterns.
- Sleep on your side rather than your back.
- Elevate the head of your bed four inches.