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Hearing Aid Types
When you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss of nearly any degree or type, often a simple solution is getting fitted with a professional hearing aid that is adjusted and tuned by a hearing doctor. However, this leaves you with many options for what type, size, style, and even color you can choose for your specific
How Often Should I Get My Hearing Tested?
Your hearing is something you may not appreciate for what it is until you start to lose it, which is why it’s essential to make sure you’re getting regular hearing tests, especially for people in certain risk groups of hearing loss, namely older adults. In some cases, hearing loss can be an early warning sign
7 Myths About Tinnitus
Experiencing a ringing in the ears is a condition known as tinnitus. This noise does not come from an outside source, but instead is produced from your own ears and cannot be heard by anyone else. Tinnitus is fairly common and can have a negative impact on your daily life. There are a handful
What Are Hearing Aids?
While hearing aids are relatively common, many patients have the same questions about them when they are starting out with hearing loss treatment. During an appointment at Associates of Otolaryngology and Harvard Park Hearing and we can answer any questions you may have. However, you can also learn more before your appointment, so you feel
Managing Tinnitus in Daily Life
If you’ve encountered chronic ringing or buzzing in the years, you probably found it distracting and worrying. Tinnitus is the term for ringing in the ears, and help is available. Many patients simply live with their condition and become frustrated. Sometimes a general practitioner will tell them that there is no treatment. They leave their
Ear Infections in Adults
Although children are usually the ones afflicted by ear infections, adults can get them as well. Also known as otitis media, ear infections that affect adults are typically more serious than those that children get. Generally, adults who develop an ear infection should see an ear, nose, and throat (ENT) doctor for treatment. There are
Ear Infections: An Overview
Ear infections, also known as otitis media, is the inflammation of the middle ear. While it is usually diagnosed in children, it can also affect adults occasionally. Is it Serious? Ear infections may actually be more serious than you think. When left untreated, they can cause hearing loss. This can really affect children because it
Understanding Ménière’s Disease
Ménière’s disease is a condition of the inner ear in which the patient experiences vertigo, or a specific feeling of dizziness or spinning. The disease can also cause other symptoms including tinnitus or ringing in the ear, a feeling of pressure or fullness in the ear, and hearing loss which comes and goes. Usually, only
What to Do When Your Ear is Clogged
When your ear is clogged, it can be very uncomfortable and annoying. If you or a loved one is dealing with a clogged ear, you must first determine what is causing the clog. For most individuals, it is built up ear wax in the ear canal. Read on for some helpful steps to take to
What is Meniere’s Disease?
Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear, causing bothersome episodes of hearing loss, vertigo, and other symptoms. The disease can affect any age, most commonly those between 20 and 50. Although this condition is considered chronic, a proper diagnosis and treatment can relieve symptoms and help you lead a more comfortable life. Symptoms