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
Many people have allergies in the spring, but for some people, fall can be just as bad (or worse). Here’s the low-down on fall allergies, where they come from, and how Lakeside Allergy Ear Nose and Throat can help! What allergens are there in the fall? Some may wonder what there is to be allergic […]Read More
How Does Balloon Sinuplasty Work?
The sinuses are inter-connected cavities in the skull that are normally filled with air. Their walls are lined with mucus-secreting membranes. Hairs in those membranes sweep out the mucus so it can drain out of your nose. But when those membranes become inflamed or infected, they block the nasal passages, keeping the fluid from draining. […]Read More
Treating Ear Infections without Antibiotics
Ear infections can be painful, and if left untreated can potentially lead to hearing loss. However, the standard treatment by many physicians is to prescribe antibiotics. Given the increasing rate of antibiotic resistant strains of viruses and bacteria, it’s best to be more conservative in the treatment of ear infections, especially since most of them […]Read More
Do You Have a Treatable Hearing Loss?
There are many reasons a person loses hearing. For some, it’s age-related. For others, it can be hereditary. Most people experience some hearing loss over time. Exposure to loud noises, either from your occupation or from going to concerts without the right hearing protection, can also lead to hearing loss. Most hearing losses are treatable. […]Read More
5 Benefits of Treating Obstructive Sleep Apnea
If you’ve been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), you might be hesitant to seek treatment because you’re worried about what that might look like for you or how it might disrupt your life. As it turns out, not treating your obstructive sleep apnea can be far more disruptive. In fact, untreated OSA can lead […]Read More
Can Tinnitus Be Cured?
Tinnitus described as “a ringing in the ears” Is a very common ear problem. For some people, the sound of the ringing is no more than a mild irritation; for others it is such a disruptive sound that it inhibits their ability to function. In addition to ringing sounds, some people with Tinnitus experience other […]Read More