• Balance Awareness Week

    The Vestibular Disorders Association began Balance Awareness Week to highlight just how much of an impact inner ear and brain disorders can have on an individual’s daily life. Patients who suffer from balance issues associated with vestibular disorders often…

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  • Tinnitus

    What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is the perception of hearing sound when no external sound is present. It may present as a ringing, buzzing, roaring, hissing or other noise in one or both ears and can vary in pitch, loudness and duration. Tinnitus is not a disease. It…

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  • Good intentions to keep ears clean may be risking the ability to hear

    The ear is a delicate and intricate area, including the skin of the ear canal and the eardrum. Therefore, special care should be given to this part of the body. Start by discontinuing the use of cotton-tipped applicators and the habit of probing the ears. Cerumen…

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  • Alzheimer’s & Hearing Loss: How Are They Related?

    June is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Each year, people across the country join together to spread awareness about this degenerative brain disease that influences memory and other cognitive abilities. What you might not know is Alzheimer’s is connected…

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