Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) is quite common in many adults today, especially those who have attended loud concerts over the years. And while noise is a common cause, it is certainly not the only one!
There are few things worse than waking up and feeling a throbbing pain in your ear. Is there a bug in there? Do I have an ear infection? Is my ear falling off? Some of these questions may be warranted (and some not so much), but here are a few home tips that might help […]
If it seems ear infections are more common in the summer, it’s because they actually do occur at bit more frequently.
We all like to cozy up to a roaring fire when the “weather outside is frightful.” If you live in an area that receives bitterly cold weather, you either love the snow and everything that goes with it, or you count the days until spring returns. Bottom line is, you can’t change the weather. However, […]
A ruptured eardrum can be quite painful, or you may not even realize it has happened. Nevertheless, it is not something to take lightly or ignore as a ruptured or perforated eardrum can have some serious complications.
The main job of ear wax is to help prevent bacteria, germs, dirt and other irritants from entering your inner-ear. This can help prevent infections and possible blockages from forming. But, did you know that your earwax could give you indications of issues regarding your ear’s health?
Do you ever think you or your child develop too many ear infections? While ear infections are much more common in children, there may be an underlying cause for repeat or chronic ear infections that needs to be treated.
I’m sure everyone has been told to be careful about sticking Q-Tips too far in their ears. However, it may be a good idea to forgo the use of Q-Tips for cleaning ears all together.
Earwax is produced by the glands in the ear canal to trap small particles that could potentially harm the eardrum. While everyone produces ear wax, certain factors, such as the size of the ear canal and age, can impact the amount of ear wax produced.
Have you ever experienced ringing, buzzing or hissing in your ear? Approximately 50 million Americans have experienced a mild to severe form of tinnitus. While many people think tinnitus is an actual condition, it’s actually a symptom of an underlying condition.