What Kind of Hearing Aid Is Right for Me?

It can be difficult to come to terms with needing a hearing aid, and it can be even more difficult to figure out which kind is the best for you. There are many different styles available, but not every one will suit your needs and abilities. The best way to determine which hearing aid is

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Your Guide to Sinusitis

You’ve probably experienced sinusitis at some point in your life, but might not know what it is or how it can be treated. Unfortunately, some people even suffer from it chronically and find little relief. The sinuses are an important part of the body’s various systems, and living with ill or non-functioning sinuses can be

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Why A Balloon Sinusplasty Might Be Your Ultimate Solution

Sinusitis is a very common problem that many people experience at least some point in their lives. However, some people suffer from it chronically, and it can be very difficult to live with, especially when it doesn’t respond to medication. A balloon sinusplasty, despite the odd name and even odder technique, can be highly effective

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The Other Signs of Hearing Loss

For the most part, it’s easy to diagnose hearing loss in other people. You probably have an older loved one who plays the TV too loudly or needs you to repeat yourself many times. However, it’s not so easy to understand that you might be going through hearing loss yourself, especially when there are signs

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Trouble Swallowing? Here Are Some Causes

Problems with swallowing can be painful, frustrating, and a little unnerving. Fortunately, it’s relatively easy to determine the cause. You should still see an ENT specialist to help diagnose the problem and ensure it’s not something more serious. In the meantime, here are some common reasons that it can become difficult to swallow. Laryngitis The

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Know Your Skin Cancer Types

It’s likely that you know someone with developing skin cancer or someone who has undergone treatment for it. That’s because it’s the most common type of cancer in the United States— fortunately, it’s also the most easily treated when it’s discovered early. There are different types to be aware of and watch out for during

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When to Have Your Tonsils Removed

You’ve probably encountered someone or heard the story of having one’s tonsils removed, but don’t know much about why. Like having wisdom teeth removed, it seems like one of those things we all do. But, the truth is that most people go their entire lives without needing to have their tonsils removed, but if you’ve

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Hearing Loss in Children: Signs and Symptoms

If you’re a new parent, you might have a lot to worry about. But, hearing loss in children isn’t something to dismiss— in fact, it’s the number one birth defect in the United States and can be caused by many different things, some of which are unknown. Although there’s no easy way to treat hearing

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What You Should Know About Swimmer’s Ear

With spring and summer approaching, you might be more than ready to hit the lake for a relaxing swim. If you’ve ever had an outer ear infection, commonly called swimmer’s ear, you might be a little more hesitant— and rightly so. They can be painful, uncomfortable, and even require medical treatment. However, if you experience

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What Causes Vertigo?

If you’ve ever experienced the sensation that the world around you is moving while you’re not, you’ve probably experienced vertigo. It’s a fairly common sensation that most people experience at some point in their life, but sometimes vertigo can be a more serious problem that can have dangerous consequences. What Is It? It’s most commonly

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