ENT TESTS

Nasal Turbinates - Why Can I Not Smell Anything?

Why Can I Not Smell Anything?

Losing your sense of smell can have an unexpectedly big impact on your quality of life. You might not realise how important this sense is until something happens to it. If you’ve noticed changes in your sense of smell then there are many possible reasons. Although the problem will often be temporary and anosmia isn’t … Read More

How to Manage Your Balance Disorder?

How to Manage Your Balance Disorder?

Balance disorders can have a huge impact on your daily life and wellbeing so it is essential to find effective ways of managing your condition. With the support of your ENT specialist it is often possible to prevent your symptoms from coming back or to find ways of relieving them when they do appear. You … Read More

Thyroid Disorder

Is Hormone Imbalance the Cause of Autoimmune Disease?

Hormone imbalances, thyroid problems and autoimmune diseases can be closely linked and may occur together. A common question asked by patients who visit ENT consultants about these issues is whether one of them might have caused the other.

Risk of Ear Infections

How to Protect Your Ears in the Cold Weather?

Ear protection can help to prevent problems such as ear pain and tinnitus in winter. You can also take steps to reduce the risk of ear infections so that you can enjoy a healthier winter season.

Parathyroid glands anatomy

What Do the Parathyroid Glands Do for Your Body?

You might have some idea of where your thyroid gland is and what it does, but did you know that there are four smaller glands that sit nearby? These are the parathyroid glands and they have an important role to play in your metabolism.

Different Types of Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders

What Are the Different Types of Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders?

Ear, nose and throat consultants treat a wide range of different conditions that can affect these connected parts of the body. The ENT disorders that we treat most often can be divided into five main types, although we can also help with other kinds of ear, nose and throat problems as well as other issues … Read More

Set of Five Human Senses

The Five Senses and Why They Are Important

The five senses are our link to the world around us. Although many people enjoy full lives with sensory disabilities, any disturbances or loss of our senses can have a profound impact upon us.

Severe Ear Infection

Should You Stop Flying if You Have a Severe Ear Infection?

If you’ve ever noticed your ears popping when you take off or land in a plane then you might be wondering whether flying could be bad for your ears when you have an issue such as an infection. Keep reading to find out why it is best to avoid flying as much as possible when … Read More

Hearing Aids - The Harley Street ENT Clinic

Which Hearing Aids Are Best for Me?

Hearing aids can make a huge difference to your day to day life, but it is essential to choose the right ones. Hearing aids come in many different forms, which are designed to address different types of hearing loss or to be used in different types of environments. A hearing aids specialist can help you … Read More

Common Reason for Snoring

What is the Most Common Reason for Snoring?

The most common reason for snoring is probably a blocked nose. Most of us will occasionally wheeze, whistle or snore when we have a cold that is stuffing up our airways. However, this kind of snoring is usually temporary and goes away when the infection clears up.