Ep 39: What do Ear, Nose, and Throat Diseases Have To Do With Pregnancy? – All About Pregnancy & Birth Podcast With Dr. Nicole C. Rankins
by Dr. Nicole Calloway Rankins

Episode #39: What do ear, nose, and throat diseases have to do With pregnancy?

During pregnancy, a woman’s body undergoes a lot of hormonal and physiological changes.

In today’s episode, we’re going to focus on the changes that happen in the ear, nose, and throat region. Dr. Bradley Block, ENT-Otolaryngologist, joins us to talk about the diseases and disorders that are associated with pregnancy. Otolaryngologists are physicians who take care of diseases and disorders relating to the ear, nose, throat (ENT), and related structures of the head and neck. They are commonly referred to as ENT doctors.

Dr. Brad shares helpful information on how to deal with recurring nosebleeds (this is common during pregnancy), sleep apnea, rhinitis, as well as ENT concerns that are related to babies. You’ll also learn why you should stop using Q-tips on your ears!

I learned a lot in this episode and I know you will too!

In This Episode You'll Learn About: 

  • What exactly does an otolaryngologist do
  • How to deal with rhinitis and nosebleeds during pregnancies 
  • Dealing with ENT issues that are related to babies
  • Eargasms and what you need to know when using Q-tips
  • Common concerns with pregnancy that are ENT related
  • The issue with medicines and pregnancy
  • Meniere’s disease and other ear issues that can flare up during pregnancies
  • Sleep apnea
  • Sleep training

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