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When Does Vertigo Require Professional Treatment?

Do you think that an ENT surgeon should be seen only when you have a sore throat or severe pain in the ears? If you think that’s the case, it may be time to think again. Recent reports show that people suffering from vertigo or dizziness should not take it lightly – and should in Read more about When Does Vertigo Require Professional Treatment?[…]

When is it Time to See an ENT Specialist?

When you have a sudden pain in your ear after a long session in the swimming pool, or a bleeding nose or chronically sore throat, is it time to make an appointment with an Otolaryngologist (or ENT Specialist) in your area? It is the specialization of medical science that deals with the major and minor Read more about When is it Time to See an ENT Specialist?[…]

Zika Linked to Hearing Loss, Study Says

Add hearing loss to the list of health problems that could be caused by the Zika virus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the study Tuesday, saying that out of nearly 70 children infected with the virus, four had hearing loss that appeared to be unconnected with any other health issue. This, Read more about Zika Linked to Hearing Loss, Study Says[…]

Hearing Doctors Do More than Treat Hearing Loss

For most of us, our sense of hearing is something we take for granted. Our ears drink it all in: conversations with friends and family, music concerts, traffic noise, dogs barking, and babies crying. It isn’t until sounds start to fade that most people consult hearing doctors. Of course, these specialists see plenty of patients Read more about Hearing Doctors Do More than Treat Hearing Loss[…]

Hearing Loss in Children and How it Impacts Language Development

Although hearing loss can occur at any age, hearing difficulties at birth or that develop during infancy and the toddler years can have serious consequences. This is because normal hearing is needed to understand spoken language and then, later, to produce clear speech. Consequently, if your child experiences hearing loss during infancy and early childhood, Read more about Hearing Loss in Children and How it Impacts Language Development[…]

Advanced Hearing Aid Technology

Advances in hearing aid technology mean that we now have many more functions in hearing aids than ever before. This allows for individual lifestyle and needs to be taken into account when selecting which hearing aid is right for you. The cost of a hearing aids generally depends on the technology and the features that Read more about Advanced Hearing Aid Technology[…]

When is the Right Time to Consider a Hearing Aid?

If you are suffering from hearing loss, it may be time for you to consider getting a hearing aid. In order to hear, the outer ear gathers sound waves and guides them through the ear canal. As the vibrations hit the eardrum, the middle ear bones direct the vibrations to the inner ear fluid. This process Read more about When is the Right Time to Consider a Hearing Aid?[…]

Ear Infection Symptoms and Treatment

Nasal drip or extreme common colds can be responsible for ear infections. Another common cause, according to Ear, Nose, and Throat specialists is to leave droplets of water inside the ear after swimming or taking a shower. These small drops of water may not seem dangerous initially, but gradually can result in severe infection inside Read more about Ear Infection Symptoms and Treatment[…]

Hearing Loss May Be Causing Your Child’s Poor Performance in School

If your child is performing poorly in class, your initial reaction would most likely be to hire a tutor. While generally this approach works, there are some occasions when hiring a tutor or giving the child extra work doesn’t result in improved performance in class. This is because the root of the problem isn’t addressed. Read more about Hearing Loss May Be Causing Your Child’s Poor Performance in School[…]

Swimmer’s Ear Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

Don’t be fooled by the name swimmer’s ear. Swimming is not required to get afflicted with swimmer’s ear. In fact, any activity that allows moisture to enter the outer ear can cause swimmer’s ear. The clinical name for swimmer’s ear is “otitis externa.” It is not the same as typical ear infections of the middle Read more about Swimmer’s Ear Causes, Treatments, and Prevention[…]