July 2021

Monthly Archives

  • Acoustic Neuroma

    Acoustic Neuroma: What is it?

    Also called vestibular schwannoma, acoustic neuroma is a slow-growing, non-cancerous tumor. It’s often a hearing-related issue since it primarily affects the vestibular nerve, the main nerve from the inner ear to the brain. Below, we go over the basics of acoustic neuroma and whether or not a hearing aid may help if you have this […]

  • Hearing Loss

    Can Sleeping Pills Contribute to Hearing Loss?

    If you’re suffering from tinnitus, you’ll experience some ringing in your ears. For other people, it’s possible to experience some buzzing, clicking, roaring, humming sound, or hissing sound in the ears. Approximately 30 percent of adults suffer from tinnitus, and they’re at the risk of experiencing hearing loss. The Causes of Tinnitus and Hearing Loss […]

  • Hearing Loss

    Hidden Hearing Loss: What is It?

    It’s frustrating to have a hearing problem that isn’t detectable using standard audiology testing. Hidden hearing loss is an umbrella term used to describe all hearing difficulties that cannot be detected through regular testing. Although it’s daunting to detect and treat hidden hearing loss, people who have noticed a drastic change in their hearing health […]

  • Exposure to Radiation

    Can Long Exposure to Radiation Cause Hearing Loss?

    Prolonged radiation to the ear or brain can cause hearing loss. If you have ever been exposed to radiation for over ten years, the risk of developing hearing problems is high. It may damage your cochlea or acoustic nerve, causing sensorineural hearing loss. It can as well damage your sensory hair cells, leading to hearing […]