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10 Feb 2020... Laryngo-pharyngeal Reflux (LPR) is when stomach acid comes up your food pipe (oesophagus) all the way to your throat and into your voice box (larynx). This is different from the reflux and heartburn you may be familiar with (Gastro-Oesophageal Reflux / GORD), which usually stays within your food pipe and does not reach your throat.
01 Jun 2015... In this short video, a parent of a child with hearing impairment talks about her child's early intervention, including hearing aids, Auslan and speech therapy. Child health specialists talk about helping parents understand what hearing impairment means for their child. They also go through some early intervention options and say why it's important to start intervention early.
31 May 2021... A hearing aid is a small, programmable amplifying device that is worn either in the ear or behind the ear. Hearing aids can help most people with a hearing loss, even though they cannot restore normal hearing. Hearing aids aim to increase communication by providing more useful sound information.
01 Jun 2015... In this short video, child health specialists talk about different types of hearing impairment. They say babies are usually screened at or soon after birth to test their hearing. Children can also be diagnosed when they're older. Parents of children with hearing impairment and specialists talk about some of the signs that a child has a hearing impairment.
Nasal irrigation (nasal rinsing) is the passing of water or saline solution through the nasal passages. Nasal irrigation has occurred for many years as it can form part of a religious or traditional cleansing practice. It may also be used to provide relief for colds, congested sinuses, and allergies.Nasal irrigation is generally safe but it is essential to keep the rinsing device clean and use a safe, treated source of water.
31 May 2021... Any degree of hearing loss, whether very mild or severe, affects communication for both the hard of hearing person and the person they are communicating with. Most hearing losses cause speech to sound less clear. This page provides from strategies for contributing to conversations despite hearing impairment.
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