Are you seriously interested in preserving your good health and vitality?
The ear is the organ responsible for hearing and balancing. The illnesses effecting the outer ear, the middle ear and the inner often have highly visible symptoms such as hearing problems, decrease in hearing, ear ache, ringing of the ears, dizziness, discharge from the ear etc. Often these illnesses can only be discovered through a professional medical examination.
The nose and the nasal cavity is the organ responsible for smelling, preparation of air, and speech production. Frequent symptoms of malfunction include nosebleeds, allergy, nasal discharge, rhinitis, olfactory problems, maxillary sinusitis, and headache.
The air and food cross paths in the pharynx. The digestion of food starts here, and the tonsils – located in the throat – play an important role in the defense system of the body. Most frequent symptoms and illnesses include sore throat, tonsillitis, difficulty swallowing, and coughing.
The larynx is an organ playing a role in speech production, also providing protection for the air passages while we eat. Frequent illnesses affecting it are hoarseness, laryngitis, coughing, and, in serious cases, suffocation. Smoking can cause laryngeal cancer.
When do you think you should start taking serious care of your health, which you probably want to preserve?
It is very likely that at some point in your life you may have had problems with your ears, nose or maxillary sinus. At times like that we are overwhelmed with unanswered questions and usually don't have anyone to answer them. Most of us do not know that there are simple solutions and cures for our problems.
This web page has been created in order to help you with a collection of accessible information and practical advice about illnesses of the ear, the nose, and the pharynx. Please feel free to turn to us if you think we can answer your questions. This web page is continuously expanded and we will be happy to include your suggestions. Your feedback is important to us, please share it with us.
Zoltán Vass, M.D. Ph.D
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