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Summer Allergies

It’s summertime, and the livin’ is easy. Unless you are one of the 24 million Americans in Portland and throughout the United States who suffers from allergies during the warmest months of the year. In that case, summertime is anything … Continue reading

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How Do You Hear?

Have you ever wondered how you hear? How does the beep of the microwave leave that device, enter your ear and tell your brain that your popcorn is done? While it may seem simple, your Portland audiologist is here to … Continue reading

Is it Better Hearing & Speech Month Already?

May is here! It seems like only yesterday we were pulling on our boots and zipping up our parkas. Now the wildflowers are blooming and the days are staying lighter longer. If you are like us, you are probably asking … Continue reading

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Is Today The Day You Do Something About Your Sinus Issues?

Is it common for you to experience cold-like symptoms including: Nasal congestion and discharge Postnasal drip Sore throat Facial pressure and swelling Loss of smell and taste Headache Fever Fatigue Bad breath If so, you are not alone. Your Portland … Continue reading

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Are You Allergic to Work?

Does going to work fill you with anxiety and cause your eyes to water and your head to throb? Turns out, some of these symptoms may not be your body begging you to give up and quit but instead may … Continue reading

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Tinnitus Week

February 5-11 is Tinnitus Week. For the second year, the American Tinnitus Association has joined forces with the British Tinnitus Association, Tinnitus Research Initiative and TinnitusHub to help raise global awareness of tinnitus and how it impacts millions around the … Continue reading

Can You Lose Your Sense of Smell?

What if you couldn’t stop and smell the roses? A condition known medically as anosmia is just that – an inability to perceive odors. Anosmia can be partial or complete and, while rarely the symptom of a serious condition, can … Continue reading

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What is an Ear Infection?

Known medically as otitis media, an ear infection is an inflammation of the middle ear. It is the result of fluid becoming trapped behind the eardrum, usually because of a virus or bacteria. While anyone of any age can develop … Continue reading

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EpiPens May Last Past Their Expiration Date

How can EpiPens continue to be effective? A new study from the University of California, San Diego found that expired auto-injectors can still be used in emergency situations. If you are one of the many people in Portland who suffers … Continue reading

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Medication-Free Allergy Treatment?

If you are like most Portlanders, you have been suffering from allergies most of your life. This means you have also been taking over-the-counter as well as prescription medications to control your symptoms. What if I could tell you that … Continue reading

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