It’s often difficult to spot hearing loss in children, and it can sometimes be mistaken for stubborn or ‘naughty’ behaviour. Maybe you’ve been getting frustrated with your child for not responding when you call them, or noticed that they keep saying ‘what’ or ‘huh’ all the time.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are extremely common – anyone with an STI can pass it to others by having vaginal, oral and anal sex, and through contact with skin, genitals, mouth, rectum and bodily fluids.
Do you find yourself constantly asking people to speak up in pubs or restaurants, or turning the TV up until it’s too loud for everyone else in the room? If your hearing is beginning to concern you, it is probably time to have a hearing test or to see a specialist.
Childhood asthma is one of the most common lung conditions in the UK, and affects 1 million children a year. However, with the right treatment plan, it’s very possible and simple to control your child’s symptoms, so that they can do all the things they enjoy.
Ear wax is normal, and most of the time it doesn’t cause us any problems. In fact, that sticky yellowish substance helps keep our ears healthy. But occasionally it can build up and make our ears feel uncomfortable, or lead to hearing loss or pain.