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Tips for Exercising With Asthma

Exercising when you have asthma has some extra challenges since the workout itself can bring on asthma symptoms. However, with attention to a few aspects of your activities, you can still take part while reducing the risk of breathing difficulties

Sep 1st, 2019
What Causes Dry Mouth, and What Can You Do About It?

Dry mouth isn’t only uncomfortable, it can dampen your enjoyment of food, and harm your digestion and even your dental health. There are many potential causes of dry mouth, as well as several self-care options that should ease your symptoms.

Jun 1st, 2019
3 Signs You Might Have Skin Cancer

While exposure to the sun is a common contributor to skin cancer, some types of the disease can develop on skin that’s rarely exposed. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, so now is a good time to learn more about early warning signs.

May 2nd, 2019
Why It Is So Important to Treat Sleep Apnea

The health risks associated with obstructive sleep apnea are enough to keep you up at night. When breathing stops due to relaxed throat tissue blocking your airway, you won’t get the deep sleep you need. Here’s why treatment is essential.

Mar 1st, 2019
5 Problems That Can Be Treated With Rhinoplasty

Deciding to have a nose job — medically called rhinoplasty — can be based on aesthetic or functional concerns. Your nose is a surprisingly complex structure, and successful rhinoplasty requires a skilled and knowledgeable surgeon.

Feb 1st, 2019
How to Tell if You’re Suffering From Sinusitis

The symptoms of sinusitis typically accompany the common cold and, with some rest and chicken soup, resolve in about a week. Chronic sinusitis, however, is like a cold that goes on and on, and it might not get better without treatment.

Jan 7th, 2019
Are You a Candidate for Balloon Sinuplasty?

Thousands of balloon sinuplasty procedures have helped people with chronic sinus conditions breathe easier since 2005. Also called balloon catheter dilation surgery, this minimally invasive procedure offers a fast and easy recovery.

Dec 7th, 2018
When a Lump in the Neck is Cause for Concern

Generally, neck lumps result from minor concerns, such as enlarged lymph nodes due to a cold or cysts and ingrown hairs. However, certain lumps might be more serious warning signs. Learn to recognize the differences.

Nov 20th, 2018
Considering Otoplasty for Your Child?

Having protruding ears could make your child a target of teasing from classmates. While this rolls off the back of some, others are sensitive and may be open to the idea of reconstructive surgery to address the issue, a surgery called otoplasty.

Oct 12th, 2018
How to Prevent Swimmer's Ear

Discover the best tips for preventing swimmer’s ear, symptoms to watch out for, and where to turn for treatment if you need it.

Sep 27th, 2018
Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Rhinoplasty

The nose job has long been associated with correcting the appearance of a mismatched nose, but there are often times when this complex plastic surgery has medical reasons behind it. This may be due to injury, illness, or genetics.

Jul 3rd, 2019
Recognize the Signs of Sudden Hearing Loss

If you suddenly lose hearing in one ear, you may think you have a sinus infection or allergies and put off a visit with a specialist. However, you may be experiencing sudden hearing loss, which is different from losing your hearing as you age.

Aug 27th, 2018
Why a Rhinoplasty Isn't Just for Looks

The human nose is a marvel, performing a key role in your senses and your ability to breathe. It’s the second role that drives people to a rhinoplasty, helping them free up their airways. Read on to learn why a nose job is about more than looks.

Jul 18th, 2018
Ringing and Hearing Loss: Killing Two Birds With One Stone

Hearing loss is fraught with frustration, but when it’s joined by the phantom sounds of tinnitus, communication may become difficult or impossible. Beyond addressing hearing loss, however, hearing aids may reduce the aggravating effects of tinnitus.

Jun 18th, 2018
Join Us at Oakland University’s Voice Day

Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will welcome laryngologist and singing voice specialist Dr. Adam Rubin, author of The Vocal Pitstop, as the special guest speaker during Oakland University’s annual “Voice Day” event.

Jan 11th, 2018
Thank You For A Great World Voice Day!

See how your local community was part of a worldwide transformative event showcasing performances from patients who made the comeback from their lost voices.

May 27th, 2017
Tips for Performers

Overall, the big message here is to rest, warm-up, amplify and a repertoire is vital to your performance.

Apr 10th, 2017
Tips for a Healthy Voice

Overall, a big message is always to avoid clearing your throat. If you feel that there is something in your throat, quickly exhale a large amount of air (no voice), then swallow several sips of water, gently inhale through your nose.

Apr 10th, 2017