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Category Archives: Hearing Loss

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What is sudden hearing loss syndrome?

Do you know someone who has lost hearing in one of their ears? Maybe they had a lot of noise exposure or it dropped out suddenly without an explanation. Sadly, some people do not receive any treatment when their hearing drops out suddenly and their loss may become permanent. Early evaluation and appropriate treatment has […]


WHY YOUR EARS HURT ON THE AIRPLANE

WHY YOUR EARS HURT ON THE AIRPLANE AND WHAT YOU CAN DO TO HELP Those who suffer from eustachian tube dysfunction know that flying can often be an uncomfortable experience. What causes ear pain when flying and how can you prevent it? Keep reading to learn about what you can do to make your next […]


Can a sinus infection cause hearing loss?

Can a sinus infection cause hearing loss?   If you suffer from chronic sinus infections, you may be putting your ears at risk for sudden hearing loss, ear infection, and more! When you have a sinus infection, bacteria pool in your sinus cavities and cause inflammation throughout your nasal cavity and sinus lining. If it […]


Why do my ears feel clogged?

Many people have had the common sensation of their ear feeling clogged at some point in their life. It can be a nuisance, especially if it gives you the annoying symptom of hearing your voice louder in your head which is called autophony. There can be numerous causes for this sensation and often a hearing […]





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Are you at risk for hearing loss?

It’s easy to take your hearing for granted. But did you know that one in eight people in the United States over the age of 12 has hearing loss in both ears? Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the U.S., affecting your quality of life and relationships. Read on to learn […]


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Prevent exacerbation of Sudden Hearing Loss, Vertigo/Dizziness, Meniere’s disease, and Tinnitus

Patients often ask how they can prevent exacerbation of: Sudden Hearing Loss Vertigo / Dizziness Meniere’s Disease Tinnitus We recommend avoiding the 3 S’s and treating the A Salt, Stimulants, and Stressors need to be reduced. And allergy needs to be well managed. Salt: avoid adding salt to foods, avoid packaged foods, avoid canned foods. […]


Are Dizziness and Sinus Issues Related?

Dizziness is a vague term. It can mean an off-balance feeling, a spinning (vertigo) feeling, or just feeling like your head is in a cloud. Although dizziness can come from neurologic issues, frequently the cause is an ear issue. Ear issues such as middle ear pressure, eustachian tube dysfunction, and inner ear inflammation (labyrinthitis) are […]


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