Have you ever stopped to consider whether or not your headphones or earbuds are causing any long-term damage to your hearing? While it’s probably not something most of us think about as we turn up our favorite song or listen to a popular podcast, it is something to pay attention to, especially if the volume Read more..
Tinnitus occurs when people experience a ringing noise in their ears, but there isn’t a knowable cause. Some people’s experiences sound like humming or hissing.In contrast,s others might hear musical notes or experience the hiss of air or the sound of water in a sea shell. Tinnitus can be very frustrating to live with and Read more..
We often get asked about hearing loss and what it “sounds like” to lose your hearing. The answer is that it really is up to the individual. It is normal to experience hearing loss as you age, or if you work in an environment where you are constantly exposed to loud noises. There are times Read more..
Is Tinnitus a Common Problem? Tinnitus fills your head with a sound that doesn’t have a cause. Millions of Americans have experienced tinnitus, and for many people, tinnitus is a bothersome noise they live with every day. The symptoms might be so mild you don’t hear them, but for others, the distracting symptoms of tinnitus: 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..
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..
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..
A few things can cause red ears, but it’s commonly associated with your skin flushing or blushing. Skin flushing can happen when it’s cold outside, or you feel embarrassed or shy. However, if you have red ears all the time, the flushing might be linked to several health conditions. Knowing when to be concerned about Read more..
Essential oils aren’t a new trend; they’ve been used for thousands of years for everything from congestion and healing to improving sleep and relaxation. Essential oils can be used topically or in aromatherapy, while others ingest certain oils for specific conditions. This type of natural herbal treatment, while not for everyone, can be used for Read more..