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Exercises to Help with Snoring

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Snoring is one of the more common sleep phenomena, with 40% of women and 57% of men experiencing it habitually. It’s common for snoring to cause an issue for those we may share a bed with, but it can also disturb roommates or family members who sleep in separate rooms. Sometimes snoring can be so loud as to cause partners …

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Understanding Laryngitis

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Laryngitis is a common problem that many people will encounter in the course of a lifetime. Essentially, it is an inflammation of your larynx (voice box) that can happen due to overuse, infection, or irritation. Your vocal cords are two folds of mucous membrane that cover over some muscle and cartilage. They sit inside your larynx where they open and …

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Adults with Hearing Loss at Higher Risk for Unemployment

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Hearing loss is prevalent in the United States today, with roughly 48 million Americans living with measurable hearing loss. In the population, aged 65 and up, about one-third of people have hearing loss, and the number climbs to two-thirds by age 75. Nearly 100% of centenarians have hearing loss, so it is likely that we will all experience some hearing …