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Getting more comfortable swallowing

My daughter was the fussiest eater when she was younger. It turned out that she had chronic tonsillitis and was having lots of trouble swallowing. Once we got her to an ENT specialist and got her condition reviewed and her tonsils out she started having a much easier time swallowing and actually turned out to be a pretty good eater. There are a lot of symptoms of tonsiltus that can be hard to spot if you don't know what to look for, so I decided to start a blog for other parents to let them know what they should be looking for.



How Do Speech Audiometry Hearing Tests Work?

If your GP thinks that you might have hearing problems, then they might refer you for tests. In some cases, you'll have speech audiometry tests to start with. What is speech audiometry and how does it work? What Is Speech Audiometry? Speech audiometry is a quick and simple way of checking for hearing difficulties; however, it is very effective at picking up hearing loss. Its tests use speech to evaluate your hearing. Read More 

The Different Types of Hearing Loss That Can Be Diagnosed via a Hearing Test

Some people find it hard to consciously realise they are losing their hearing because of a couple of presumptions. First, that it is only associated with congenital diseases in infants or seniors due to ageing. Second, they assume that their hearing abilities would disappear all at once if they were suffering from hearing loss. In truth, hearing loss can affect anybody. Moreover, it can be sudden or gradual depending on the type of hearing loss you have developed. Read More 

Suspected Ear Infection in Your Baby? Here are the Signs to Look Out For

Ear infections are one of the most common illnesses a young child gets. They're caused by bacteria or a virus that leads to a buildup of fluid behind the child's eardrum. This then acts as a perfect breeding ground for germs. There is nothing more distressing to a parent than seeing their child upset. With babies, this is made worse by their inability to tell you just what's ailing them, making you feel helpless. Read More