Causes of Hearing Loss
It is thought that almost half of the people in the United States over the age of 65 have some amount of hearing loss. But what causes hearing loss, and what can you do to prevent it? The bad news The bad news is that most types of hearing loss aren’t reversible. And, many times, […]Read More
What You Should Know About Ear Infections
School is ramping up, and crowded classrooms mean making friends (and memories), learning a lot, and having fun. Unfortunately, being around a lot of kids also means there are lots of illnesses floating around. Ear infections can result after a bad cold or throat infection – here are some things you should know about your […]Read More
Help for Sleep Apnea
It can be annoying when you have one or two nights when you don’t sleep well. But if you have a sleep disorder, your lack of sleep goes beyond annoying – night after night of bad sleep, or no sleep at all, can even be dangerous to your health. However, you do have options available […]Read More
Protecting Your Hearing When You Are a Musician
A musician losing their hearing is a tragic thought. Not only is making music difficult when you can’t hear (not everyone can be Beethoven!), but the rest of your life is negatively affected as well – everything from work to family time can suffer. If you are a musician, there are some things you should […]Read More
Do You Need a Tonsillectomy?
Your parents and grandparents may have had their tonsils removed whether they were having problems or not. Nowadays, tonsils are not taken out unless there is a very good reason. Here is some more information on tonsils and tonsillectomies, and how one may help you. Why are tonsillectomies performed? A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure […]Read More
What Are Thyroid Nodules?
If you have had shortness of breath, difficulty swallowing, or – perhaps most worrisome – strange bumps on your neck, the problem may be thyroid nodules. The good news is that most thyroid nodules aren’t serious, and very few are cancerous. Here is some more information about thyroid nodules, the problems they can cause, and […]Read More
The Psychological Effects of Hearing Loss
Hearing loss is much more than difficulty hearing – there are also serious psychological effects that can result. If you are losing your hearing or love someone who is, you should be aware of these effects. Here are just a few things that a patient with hearing loss is dealing with – have you noticed […]Read More
Does Honey Work to Prevent Allergies?
If you suffer from allergies, you are no doubt tired of living with them, and you have probably tried just about everything you can think of to get rid of them. The latest “buzz” says that honey may be the answer for people who suffer from allergies – but is this true? Health effects of […]Read More
Should You Get a Hearing Aid?
Long ago, if you had hearing loss, there was not much that could be done – you just had to live with it. Nowadays, however, there is no reason why you should suffer with hearing loss and all of the bad things that come with it. If you think you may need a hearing aid, […]Read More
What Can Cause Ear Pain?
The ear is a tiny thing, but when it hurts, it hurts big! If you’ve ever had an ear infection you no doubt remember it (and the pain) clearly. But how can you be sure if your ear pain is an ear infection or something else? There are actually several reasons your ear may be […]Read More