Our hearing is something we take for granted. When faced with hearing loss, our quality of life suffers. However, new technologies and advances in hearing aids make it possible for people with a hearing impairment to hear in a variety of situations, including noisy environments.
Our sense of smell is crucial to our wellbeing. Not only does it bring pleasure when inhaling a beautiful aroma, but it allows us to taste the foods we are eating, and warns us of potential hazards.
Mouth and throat disorders can disrupt your quality of life, interfering with your ability to speak, swallow, eat, and sleep. Complications such as daytime drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, and malnourishment may occur, and you’ll have an increased risk of a serious medical condition like heart disease, stroke, or diabetes.
A cancer diagnosis changes your life. You’ll experience emotions ranging from fear and anger to grief. But know you’re not alone: 1 in 3 people are diagnosed with cancer at some point in their lives.