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ENT and Allergy Associates Shares Fun Facts About the Ears, Nose, and Throat
Ever heard of an Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) doctor? When our kids get ear infections or have seasonal allergies, we usually just stop at our pediatrician’s office. However, when things need a bit more attention, such as stubborn and frequent earaches, that’s when we can count on an ENT or otolaryngologist, especially one at ENT and Allergy Associates. ENT and Allergy physicians treat all aspects of Adult and Pediatric ENT and Allergy disorders.
What many people don’t know is that the ear, nose, and throat tract is super interesting and there are a ton of fun facts that many of us have never heard of before. For example, did you know that humans can detect more than 10,000 scents? That seems like a bizarre number, but think of all the smells that we come across every day, especially when someone is cooking up a tasty meal. Your nose is also your memory center. Have you ever smelled something that immediately reminded you of a memory? In addition, ever wondered how much oxygen we breathe in? Well, approximately 20,000 liters of air pass through the average adult’s nose every single day.
And for ears, did you know that earwax has been useful to anthropologists for studying mankind’s early migratory patterns. Depending on which region people traveled to, or lived in, they either had dry earwax that they produced, or wet earwax. Pretty cool!
The ear, nose, and throat does a lot more than we think it does! If your family ever needs to see an ENT doctor or Allergist, go to entandallergy.com where you can book an appointment with a world-class specialist at ENT and Allergy Associates.