Adult Health Library

Adult Diseases and Conditions: E

  • Ear Infections

    Detailed information on ear infections, including otitis externa (swimmer's ear) and otitis media

  • Ear Pinning

    Detailed information on ear pinning surgery, including who might be a candidate for the procedure and possible complications of the procedure

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Conditions

    Detailed information on ear, nose, and throat conditions in children

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Disorders

    Detailed information on ear, nose, and throat disorders, including hearing disorders, balance disorders, smell disorders, taste disorders, chemosensory disorders, speech disorders, voice disorders, language disorders, vocal cord disorders, and laryngeal cancer.

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat Facts

    The ear consists of three areas—the outer, middle, and inner ear. The nose is the organ of smell and is part of the peripheral nervous system. The throat is a ring-like muscular tube that acts as the passageway for air, food, and liquid.

  • Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease

    Alzheimer disease most commonly affects older adults, but it can also affect people in their 30s or 40s. When Alzheimer disease occurs in someone under age 65, it is known as early-onset (or younger-onset) Alzheimer disease.

  • Ears and Airplane Travel, Ear Wax, and Ear Cleaning

    Detailed information on ears and airplane travel, ear wax, and ear cleaning

  • Eating Disorders

    Detailed information on the most common types of eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder

  • Eating Disorders in Children

    Detailed information on adolescents and eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and obesity

  • Eating Well for Digestive Health

    If you're like most people, you may have gas, constipation, or heartburn every now and then.

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