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Public Health Education Series

​Hear Well, Breathe Right


Ever wondered how you can better manage your sinusitis, or what to do when a bout of ear infection leaves you with hearing trouble? Our specialists from the Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery department as address common ear, nose and throat conditions as well as treatment options you can explore. 

If you missed our live talks, Hear Well, Breathe Right is available on playback here. 

Date & Time
  Speaker​
Topics
6 April (Wed)
12.45pm to 1.45pm

Blocked nose - When to be concerned?
Dr Ng Chew Lip, Consultant

Watch the video playback here.
Learn more about the talk here.
13 April (Wed)
12.45pm to 1.45pm

Ear infections - All that you need to know
A/Prof Raymond Ngo, Head & Senior Consultant

Watch the video playback here.
Learn more about the talk here.

19 April (Tue)
12.45pm to 1.45pm

"Why is my sinus not getting better?" - Overview of nasal allergies and options for treatment beyond steroids
Adj Asst Prof Somasundaram Subramaniam, Senior Consultant

Watch the video playback here.
Learn more about the talk here.

20 April (Wed)
12.45pm to 1.45pm

打鼾,睡眠呼吸暂停与您的健康
Snoring, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and your health.
Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
Dr Hu Huixin, Associate Consultant
(Talk will be conducted in Mandarin)

Watch the video playback here.
Learn more about the talk here.
28 April (Thur)
12.45pm to 1.45pm 

"I can't hear well" - Breaking the sound barrier: Hearing loss, its impact and treatment options 
Dr Linette Tan, Associate Consultant

Watch the video playback here.
Learn more about the talk here.

Hear Well, Breathe Right is part of a brand new public health education series brought to you by the team from Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. Watch this space for more talks and forums!

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6 April 2022: Blocked nose - When to be concerned?

Do you have blocked nose? It is a common nasal problem we have all experienced at some point in our lives. Some have persistent blocked nose, which is usually a sign of underlying problems. 

Dr Ng Chew Lip, Consultant from the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery answers questions and discusses the underlying causes and latest treatments of nasal obstruction, from nasal medications to rhinoplasty.

Missed this talk? Catch up on the health talk here!


13 April 2022: Ear infections - All that you need to know

Ear infections frequently lead to discharge and hearing loss. While most are mild, it can be a sign of chronic middle ear disease which can lead to many complications if left untreated. 

Learn about the common causes of ear infection from A/Prof Raymond Ngo, Head and Senior Consultant from the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, and when you should be seeking medical attention.

Missed this talk? Catch up on the health talk here!

19 April 2022: "Why is my sinus not getting better?" - Overview of nasal allergies and options for treatment beyond steroids

Not all allergies present itself the same way. However, nasal allergy is one of the most common form of allergy presentation. 

Adj A/Prof Somasundaram Subramaniam, Senior Consultant from the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, will be sharing about the different presentations of allergy, their associations, and treatment options for nasal allergies, beyond the use of steroids.

Missed this talk? Catch up on the health talk here!


20 April 2022: 打鼾,睡眠呼吸暂停与您的健康
Snoring, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea and your health. Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea is a potentially serious sleep disorder. If you snore loudly and feel tired even after a full night’s of sleep, you might have obstructive sleep apnoea, which is associated with increased risk of hypertension, stroke and cardiac arrhythmias. 

Dr Hu Huixin, Associate Consultant from the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, talks about the impact of snoring, obstructive sleep apnoea on our health. Find out how we can manage it. This talk was conducted in mandarin.

Missed this talk? Catch up on the health talk here!

睡眠呼吸暂停可以是一种严重的医疗状况,并发症包括高血压, 新脏病,2型糖尿病 等。耳鼻喉科头颈外科胡惠馨副顾问医生将为您解释睡眠呼吸占停的症断与治疗。


28 April 2022: "I can’t hear well” – Breaking the sound barrier: Hearing loss, its impact and treatment options

What are the signs of hearing loss? Does hearing loss only affect the elderly? Will hearing aids worsen my hearing? 

Associate Consultant, Dr Linette Tan from the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and talks about the common causes of hearing loss, how it impacts you and about the treatment options available.

Missed this talk? Catch up on the health talk here!


​Missed out on any of our free health talks? Our health talks and other useful health education videos are available for viewing on our Health Video Library