Acid Reflux; What’s the difference between LPR and GERD?
By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Alexander Goldin, M.D. Acid reflux occurs when stomach content backflows up the esophagus. Overtime, the acid from the stomach content can cause tissue damage at the esophagus and/or throat. But did you know there are different types of acid reflux? We will compare LPR and GERD;...
Silent Reflex and Esophageal Cancer
By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Alexander Goldin, M.D. What do Humphrey Bogart and Eddie Van Halen have in common? Esophageal Cancer. The esophagus is a long, hollow tube that extends from the back of the throat to the stomach helping to move food from the mouth to the digestive system. Cancer...
You Need Hearing Aids- Here’s What to do Next – Part 2
By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. After a new hearing loss diagnosis, patients have many questions. In this second part, I will answer some of the most commonly asked questions. What happens if I choose to do nothing about my hearing loss? Studies have linked untreated hearing loss effects to balance problems,...
You Need Hearing Aids – Here’s What to do Next – Part 1
By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Hearing loss develops gradually over time, thus its impact may not feel apparent at all times. However, untreated hearing loss is far more noticeable than hearing aids. If you miss a punch line to a joke, or respond inappropriately in conversation, people may have concerns about...
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About Ear, Nose, and Throat Center
The Ear, Nose, and Throat Center (ENT) is the premier Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery group in the northern Chicago suburbs. Our skilled and compassionate doctors can provide you with the latest advancements in total care for diseases, cancer, and disorders affecting the ears (including hearing), nose, mouth, allergy, sinuses, throat, head, and neck. We offer the highest level of specialty care for all ages from pediatric to geriatric.
We have two offices located in Park Ridge and Buffalo Grove, enabling us to conveniently serve patients in the surrounding Chicago suburbs including Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Niles, Palatine, Rosemont, Wheeling, and more in Cook and Lake counties.
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