Fitness, Health and Wellness Expert Dr. Veronica Anderson Publishes New Blog Warning About the Importance of Treating Swimmer’s Ear

Dr. Veronica Anderson, Founder and Host of web radio talk show, Wellness for the Real World, a weekly resource for wellness of mind, body and spirit, brings timely attention to a summertime danger to our water-logged kids.

NEW YORK, NY – June 13, 2011 – Dr. Veronica Anderson, Founder and Host of health and wellness web radio talk show, Wellness for the Real World, recently published a blog on her website urging parents to become aware of the symptoms and treatments for swimmer’s ear. Dr. Veronica explains her stance in her blog, titled “Summer Health Alert: Swimmer’s Ear.”

Dr. Anderson writes, “Swimmer’s ear. It may cause redness or swelling in the area outside the ear canal. The pain can occur in one or both ears. The condition is a result of several possible causes. Your child may have accidentally scratched the ear canal by sticking their fingertip inside there. Or, because of excessive exposure to the water, the ear wax inside the inner ear could have become eroded away. When the waxy surface no longer exists, the water that is left in contact with the ear canal is unable to drain out of the ear canal as easily. The standing water can begin to grow bacteria, and develop into an infection. Oof!”

“Now, I have lots of experience with water. I was a competitive swimmer into high school.  My event was called the Individual Medley, which means doing a race with all four swim strokes. I may have had swimmer’s ear once or twice in my day. And because of those painful experiences, I am an advocate for preventative measures (don’t remove wax from your ear canal, etc.). But I also realize that for some families, this may still happen, despite careful prevention. If you suspect that your child has swimmer’s ear, see a doctor for a correct diagnosis. Discuss treatments, but I encourage you to also consider alternative and holistic care,” asserts Dr. Anderson.

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About Wellness for the Real World:

Learn about wellness for your mind, body and spirit on Dr. Veronica Anderson’s weekly broadcasted radio interview program. Each weekly radio show showcases current issues with timely guest interviews. Dr. Veronica draws from her education and experiences to unpack complicated medical details, analyze health reports and share her thoughts on today’s issues with her listeners in three recurring categories: Food of the Week, Fits You To A “Tea”, and The Veronica Report, a thumbs-up or thumbs-down on Corporate America and how they are watching out for our wellbeing.

About Dr. Veronica Anderson:

Dr. Veronica has become known by many for her intellectual and passionate commentary on today’s most popular and debated health perspectives. In addition to her regular radio talk show, Veronica’s upbeat and outspoken perspectives on healthy living have been featured on TV talk shows including Our World with Neil Cavuto (Fox News Channel), and Live with Adam Carolla (syndicated). In addition, radio hosts coast to coast have seen their lines light up as listeners clamor to hear more of Veronica’s straight-forward, pull-no-punches philosophy. She also serves as Host and Guide for Medicine Woman, Modern World, a healthy living travel adventure series for the web.

Determined to become a doctor at age four, Dr. Veronica completed pre-med at Princeton University, received her MD with honors after internship and residency at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and New York’s Mt. Sinai Medical Center, where she received a fellowship in glaucoma. She has practiced at Robert Wood Johnson, Philadelphia’s Wills Eye Hospital, and is also a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Veronica Anderson holds a black belt in taekwondo and has completed two marathons.

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