Hearing

What to Expect If Your Eardrum Ruptures

Additional Testing There are some tests that can be used to positively diagnose an eardrum rupture should you require additional examination. Tympanogram – A medical apparatus is inserted in your ear canal and measures responsiveness of your eardrum to air pressure. Short bursts of air will be blown against the eardrum and the medical professional […]

Can Repetitive Ear Infections Cause Hearing Loss?

Loss of hearing can be a very scary experience, especially if it happens suddenly. Your hearing capacity is most commonly affected by advancing age, injuries or accidents, and stress caused by listening to loud noises. Infections, thankfully are not considered to be the leading cause of permanent hearing loss. But infections in the middle ear […]

Hearing, Hearing Loss, and Hearing Aids

Which Hearing Aid Should You Choose? The hearing aid that is right for you depends on the type and severity of your hearing loss. If you have issues in both of your ears, then you will probably need a binaural set- a hearing aid in each ear. Binaural hearing is advantageous to perceive sounds in […]

Your Sinuses and How Issues Can Affect Your Hearing

Are There Certain Foods to Eat? Allergies can affect anyone from time to time, but if you have daily sinus pressure it can get in the way of your everyday activities. For people with chronic sinusitis, a symptom flare up can happen anywhere, anytime — especially on days that are high pollen count days or […]