Finding an Audiologist

How To Find An Audiologist That’s Right For You

When faced with hearing issues, one of the most challenging things to deal with at the beginning is finding an audiologist. Many people only begin to seek help after friends and family actively encourage them to do so. So, starting can be daunting, filled with more questions than answers, unfamiliar terminology, and more options than facts.

Recent Breakthroughs in Treating Tinnitus

People afflicted with tinnitus, which causes ringing in the ears, have just received some of the best news about understanding the causes and potential treatments for this chronic condition. Recent studies conducted at the University of Arizona have shown a connection between tinnitus and inflammation of the brain around the auditory regions through the use of bimodal neuromodulation.

Airplane Ear Tips

Airplane Ear Tips: Tips to Help Relieve the Pressure

It’s summertime, and many are taking advantage of the warm weather and the loosening of travel restrictions and are heading out of town. In many cases, air travel needs to be done, and when that happens, preparation is necessary. Airplane travel can be stressful in itself, but adding the stress of travel and the possibility of experiencing airplane ear can make the experience quite uncomfortable if the proper precautions are not taken.

Yoga for Tinnitus

Using Yoga for Tinnitus

Tinnitus is considered to be the most commonly experienced hearing condition, and it can negatively affect a person’s quality of life. When a person experiences tinnitus, they hear sounds that other people do not hear, and there is no external cause for the sounds. The sounds can be described as ringing, clicking, hissing, whining, roaring,

Tinnitus and Acupuncture

Tinnitus and Acupuncture: What Are The Benefits?

Unwelcome noise can be bothersome. However, it’s worse when you are the only one who can hear it. For those that hear a humming, buzzing, clicking, ringing, whistling, whooshing, or hissing sound in one or both of your ears that isn’t audible to others, you are not crazy. You are just experiencing tinnitus. According to the American Tinnitus Association,

Dark Chocolate and Hearing Loss

Dark Chocolate and Hearing Loss: Can One Help the Other?

With Valentine’s Day earlier this month, this is one of the biggest times of the year (minus Halloween) for chocolate. While your sweet tooth may be kicked into gear this month, being picky about the type of chocolate you consume could pay off by improving your health and even your hearing. Eating raw cacao, or dark chocolate that contains at least 70% cacao,

Professional Earwax Removal

Should I See a Doctor for Earwax Removal?

Did you know that your ears are self-cleaning? While you may not believe it, they are self-cleaning, so there’s no need for routine maintenance. Earwax and debris slowly move out of the ear canal opening naturally courtesy of the ear’s design and from the motion of talking and eating. While inserting cotton-tipped swabs into your ears can make the problem worse by pushing earwax farther into the ear canal.

Home Remedies for Ear Pain

Home Remedies for Ear Pain: 5 Ways to Help Ease the Pain

Suffering from ear pain can be quite debilitating, as the pain can range from dull to severe. No matter your pain level, dealing with ear pain is never a welcome event. When you are dealing with an earache, it can be difficult to drink, eat, sleep, and can even affect your focus and concentration. While the most common cause of ear pain is ear infections,

Symptoms of Otosclerosis

Everything You Need to Know About Otosclerosis

One of the most common causes of hearing loss in young adults, otosclerosis is a disease that affects the bones of the middle ear. Otosclerosis affects the stapes bone, which is the smallest hone in the human body, yet the stapes plays a crucial role in your ability to hear. Having the ability to hear means the stapes bone,