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FAQs

Q. What is hearing loss and its causes?

Hearing loss is also known as hearing impairment. Hearing loss is when your ability to hear is reduced.

Ans.

Main cause of Hearing loss is

  1. Damage to the inner ear
  2. Gradual buildup of ear wax
  3. Ear infection
  4. Ageing
  5. Heredity
  6. Some illness

Q. What is sleep apnea and how many type of sleep apnea is?

Ans.

Sleep apnea is serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts. Which mean that brain and the rest of body is not getting enough oxygen. Sleep apnea affects more than 3 men in 10 and more than 2 women in 10.

Types of sleep apnea

There are three types of sleep apnea

  1. Obstructive sleep apnea
  2. Obstructive sleep apnea
  3. Mixed sleep apnea

Q. How to stop snoring?

Ans.

Snoring happens when you can’t move air freely through your nose and throat during sleep. People who snore often have much throat and nasal ‘tissue’

These are the some tips for stopping snoring

  1. Eat healthy diet and control you weight
  2. Avoid alcohol
  3. Try to sleep on your side rather then you back
  4. Keep your nose clean
  5. Keep bedroom air moist

Q. What is Anosmia?

Ans.

Anosmia is inability to smell. It is not a disease itself, it is a merely a clinical sign. Anosmia can be seen in older folk in which the sense of smell gradually deteriorates. Anosmia caused by swelling or blockage in the nose.

Q. What is tonsillitis causes and symptoms

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Tonsillitis are situated at the back of the throat. They are collection of lymphoid tissue that form part of the immune system. Tonsillitis can be caused by the bacteria or viral infection

The most common symptoms of tonsillitis are

  1. A sore throat
  2. Headache
  3. Pain in the ear and neck
  4. Coughing
  5. Furry tongue

Q. What is tinnitus and its treatment?

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Tinnitus happen when a person consciously hear a sound that does not come from any source outside the body a sound. A person with tinnitus hear “ringing in the ears” they also hear hissing, clicking and whistling sound. “Tinnitus” can be temporary and persistent.

Tinnitus treatment

Use hearing aid if hearing is impaired. Use of tinnitus masker which mask the tinnitus with “white noise” In some case, tinnitus goes away without any treatment.

Q. What is CPAP machine for sleep apnea?

Ans.

Continuous positive airway pressure therapy is a common obstructive sleep apnea. A CPAP machine use hose and mask to deliver constant and steady air pressure.

CPAP mask are adjustable. Common problem using of CPAP machine is leaky mask, trouble falling asleep, stuffy nose and a dry mouth.

Q. What is sinusitis, its symptoms and treatment?

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Continuous positive airway pressure therapy is a common obstructive sleep apnea. A CPAP machine use hose and mask to deliver constant and steady air pressure.sinusitis is an inflammation of the tissue lining the sinus. Healthy sinus are filled with air but when they become blocked and filled with fluid germs can grow and cause an infection.

Symptoms of sinus infection

  1. Headache
  2. Fever
  3. Tooth pain
  4. Coughing
  5. A green or yellow discharge from your nose
  6. A reduced sense of smell

Treatment of sinus

Most people with sinusitis will fell better within two or three weeks and can look after themselves at home.

You can relive your symptoms by

  1. Taking over the painkiller such as paracetamol.
  2. Holding warm packs to you face.
  3. Regularly cleaning the inside of your nose with a saline solution.

Q. What are the common cause of nasal obstruction?

Ans.

Nasal congestion can be caused by anything that irritates the nasal tissue. Infection such as cold, flu or sinusitis and allergies are frequent causes of nasal congestion and runny nose.

Possible cause of nasal congestion.

  1. Acute sinusitis
  2. Alcohol
  3. Dry air
  4. Stress
  5. Sleep apnea

Treatment of sinus

Most people with sinusitis will fell better within two or three weeks and can look after themselves at home.

You can relive your symptoms by

  1. Taking over the painkiller such as paracetamol.
  2. Holding warm packs to you face.
  3. Regularly cleaning the inside of your nose with a saline solution.

Q. What is Asthma, its causes and symptoms?

Ans.

Asthma is chronic diseases that affect the breathing passage of the lungs which leads to wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing.

Causes of asthma

A family history and the environment play the role for most of the people. In sensitive people, breathing in allergy causing substance can start asthma symptoms.

Primary causes of asthma

  1. Allergies
  2. Tobacco smoking
  3. Genetics
  4. Obesity
  5. Stress

Symptoms of asthma

  1. Shortness of breath
  2. Chest tightness or pain
  3. A whistling or wheezing sound while exhaling
  4. Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing wheezing
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