What Causes the Different Kinds of Sleep Apnea?

Posted on June 28, 2022

What is Sleep Apnea? Sleep apnea is a common disorder where breathing continually stops or slows dramatically during sleep. This condition results in less oxygen concentration in the blood and can temporarily awaken sleepers at night. There are two essential types of sleep apnea; central sleep apnea and obstructive sleep apnea. Central Sleep Apnea Central


What are Adenoids and How do You Treat Them?

Posted on June 15, 2022

Adenoids: What are They? A part of the lymphatic system, adenoids are tissues that work to assist the immune system. Located in the upper throat area just behind the nose, adenoids, like tonsils, collect potentially harmful germs and bacteria as they enter the body. These lymphatic tissues help to fight infection and keep bodily fluids


Are Tinnitus and Vertigo Related?

Posted on April 13, 2022

Many people suffer from tinnitus, a ringing, buzzing or other sounds in the ear that originates from the brain. Often, it goes hand-in-hand with some type of hearing loss. However, many people also experience vertigo alongside tinnitus. It’s fair to wonder if the two conditions are related. What Causes Tinnitus? Tinnitus can develop for a


Why Do My Ears Feel Clogged?

Posted on April 11, 2022

Do your ears feel so plugged up that you’re not sure whether to pop, chew, or just let them be? If you’ve ever experienced a clogged sensation in your ears, you might be wondering what exactly is causing this feeling. You might have thought it was an ear infection or that you hadn’t cleaned your


Understanding How a Cochlear Implant Works

Posted on March 3, 2022

If you’ve been told by your audiologist or hearing healthcare provider that you have hearing loss, it can feel a little overwhelming to look at your options. Many people are familiar with the cochlear implant but don’t know much about how it works and why they might need one. If your audiologist recommends a cochlear


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