If you have ever experienced a bout of ringing, humming, or buzzing in your ears after taking an antibiotic, you aren’t alone. These internal sounds – meaning no one else can hear them – can affect upwards of 20% of people, according to the Mayo Clinic. Most causes of tinnitus are caused by factors such Read more..
If you’ve ever been concerned about the amount of earwax in your ears, then you aren’t alone. Contrary to popular belief, ear wax, or cerumen, is necessary for the health and protection of ear canals. While there are ways to remove excess earwax (such as warm water, suction, a curette, etc.), some people resort to Read more..
Ringing in the ear can be a sign to pay more attention to what’s happening in your body, just as ringing a bell can signal a warning. Ringing in the ear, also known as tinnitus, begins in your inner ear because of the loss of sensory hair cells in the inner ear or cochlea. Tinnitus Read more..
An eardrum bubble, also known as bullous myringitis, is an ear infection in which small fluid-filled blisters form on the eardrum. These blisters usually cause severe pain for the sufferer. There are nearly 400,000 cases of bullous myringitis annually in the United States. Bullous myringitis is often caused by the same bacteria and viruses that Read more..
Hearing loss and tinnitus don’t always mean you have anxiety. But for many people, anxiety, hearing loss, and tinnitus go hand-in-hand. Understanding this means you can get the help you need to protect your mental health. Your ears are sensitive to changes in your brain, body, and environment. Changes in the body’s stasis, like hearing Read more..
Stress is a part of everyday life that we can’t avoid – good or bad! Stress is essentially the way that your body responds to specific scenarios in life. While “good” stress could be like having a baby or starting a new job, “bad” stress can be getting in an accident, losing your job, or Read more..
For many people, it takes years to come to grips with their hearing loss. During those years of being in denial of their hearing issues, there are often many times when people have to bluff their way through conversations. By pretending to hear, they miss out on information that can strongly impact their lives, whether Read more..
Since approximately 2 to 4 out of 1000 people in the United States are deaf, the odds are good that most people know or have contact with someone with complete hearing loss. Hearing Associates of Las Vegas wants to take a deeper look on how to communicate with your friend, co-worker, or loved one who Read more..
People with hearing loss need a variety of tools and strategies to communicate. Hearing Associates of Las Vegas can evaluate hearing loss and help find the ones necessary to optimize your hearing. When a person is first diagnosed with hearing loss, they may immediately think of assistive devices like hearing aids or surgery, such as Read more..
Understanding hearing loss is not easy when there are so many misconceptions and myths about it and its effects on our daily lives. Separating fact from fiction can help you make the right decisions about your hearing options. Hearing Associates of Las Vegas want to help you separate myth from truth. Let’s Look at a Read more..