HEARING LOSS AND ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION

The holidays are upon us, and many of us enjoy the occasional or not-so-occasional alcoholic drink. When we are with family and friends, the alcohol often flows freely: special occasions are celebrated with champagne, dinner is accompanied by a glass … Read More

BALANCE DISORDERS, DIZZINESS AND YOUR HEARING HEALTH

Balance disorders and dizziness, often caused by inner ear issues, may soon be diagnosed and treated with an MRI magnet. Researchers at Johns Hopkins discovered in 2011 that an MRI’s magnetic field has a strong pull on the fluid in … Read More

Springtime Is here! Are your Ears Ready?

Spring is officially here! With the changing of seasons we will soon enjoy warmer weather and blooming flowers all around us. As with everything, we get a little bit of good and not-so-good with this change, including rainy days, erratic … Read More

Vertigo Causes and Symptoms

Have you ever had symptoms of dizziness or issues with balance? If so, you may have been suffering from a temporary condition called Vertigo. Vertigo is a condition caused by issues within the inner ear. These issues may include calcium … Read More

Your Medications Could Cause Hearing Loss

Did you know that some over-the-counter and prescription medications on the market today can cause hearing loss? Not only that, but as the toxins from the drugs accumulate in your body, the damage worsens. It may be temporary, or in … Read More