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The link between your ears, hearing and balance is an interesting one. Your ears help you to balance, being an important part of your balance system, which also includes your eyes and your musculoskeletal system. If one part of your balance system isn't working as it should, it can lead to symptoms and a diagnosis of a balance disorder. If

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Believe it or not, but over the past few years there has been a growing body of evidence that proves a definite link between hearing loss and dementia/loss of cognition. It makes sense when you think about it because the majority of people over the age of 70 suffer from dementia of some description, and three-fourths of all over-70s have

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If you have heard noises that no one else can, you might have developed a condition known as tinnitus . Tinnitus causes you to hear noises that aren’t really there due to sensory issues. An audiologist can help you find out whether you are suffering from tinnitus and recommend the best treatment possibilities. There are quite a few to consider,

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For most people, having a hearing test can bring about a number of questions. You probably haven’t had one since childhood and you might be concerned about what to expect. The good news is – there is nothing to be worried about. An audiologist is well-versed in hearing tests and they’re very straightforward evaluations. So, if you’ve been experiencing hearing

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Do you suspect that you may be affected by hearing loss ? Are the signs mounting up too often and too regularly for them to be a coincidence? Is every movie you watch too loud for your friends or family? Does following a conversation in a restaurant leave you feeling frustrated and exhausted? You are more than likely experiencing hearing

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If you’re struggling to hear in group settings, always have to turn the television up or ask people to repeat themselves frequently, you may be experiencing hearing loss . Hearing loss can be a difficult to deal with when you’re unsure of what treatments are available. Luckily, there are several simple ways of handling hearing loss, with hearing aids being

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Tinnitus is a condition that causes "ringing in the ears.” On first inspection, this may not sound particularly concerning; a little annoying perhaps, but ignorable. Unfortunately, the reality of living with tinnitus is very different, and people with this condition often find their lives greatly impacted by the disorder. Given how problematic tinnitus can be, it's worth examining the causes

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If you want to keep your ears in good health, then you need to take great care of them. A huge part of this is ear cleaning . Everyone has earwax in their ears, and it’s usually not a bad thing. However, when too much builds up, you need to get rid of it. What do the majority of people

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Hearing loss is a problem that many people suffer from, but they don’t actually know it until they visit an audiologist for a hearing test . This is because hearing loss is so gradual that we might not even feel it. However, there are a couple of obvious signs that will tell you that you need your hearing checked. Whether

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Have you ever heard a ringing in your ears? It could be a high-pitched and quiet whine or it could even be a constant buzzing noise. Perhaps it goes away after a few seconds, or maybe it continues to affect you throughout the day and never stops until you go to sleep. This is the most common sign of a

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Hearing tests help you to check up on your hearing and the health of your ears. While many people have their eyesight tested regularly, not everyone is so vigilant about testing their hearing. Anyone who has had an eyesight test recently but hasn't thought about getting their ears tested should consider booking a test soon. If you have any issues

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Tinnitus is one of the most troublesome issues you can have with your hearing health. In many cases it is incurable, the root cause is impossible to find, and it can stay with you for your whole life. But even when you can’t find a cure, you may be able to find the treatment that helps you learn to live

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Tinnitus is an issue that millions of people experience. While some think it’s just a ringing in the ears, the problems that tinnitus causes don’t stop there. Tinnitus can cause many other issues in a sufferer’s life, from sleep problems to trouble concentrating. Here are four reasons you should seek treatment for tinnitus: Get to the root of the problem

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You never know when you might need to invest in some custom ear protection to ensure you don’t cause any unnecessary damage to your ears. People who expose themselves to loud noises and vibrations all the time could develop any number of issues. That might include things like vertigo or tinnitus in the worst of instances. Consider some of the

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Hearing tests can be an invaluable way to detect early problems that might affect your health later on in life, but it’s difficult to tell when you should really go for one. Many people don’t realize when they have hearing loss, because it usually progresses over time. If you’re concerned you may have hearing loss, consider the following five signs

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Tinnitus is not just one condition. It is a symptom caused by a range of issues, physical and mental, that can change from person to person. It may manifest as sounds heard in the ear or the head. It may be musical, a high-pitch ringing or even a buzzing to the beat of your pulse. As such, there are a

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Ear cleaning is one of the personal hygiene activities that most people get wrong. There are lots of ways to clean your ears, but some of them cause more damage than good. However, some people have no idea how often they need to clean their ears or whether they need to engage in the activity at all. Below are some

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When you develop problems with your hearing, you should book an appointment with an audiologist for a hearing test . A hearing test will determine what’s causing the issues with your hearing and typically pinpoint the best course of action. This could ultimately result in you receiving hearing aids. But before this happens, you will be able to ask your

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Tinnitus is more than just ringing in the ears. The ever-present noise has been described as whirring, buzzing, and clicking as well as ringing. If you are lucky, tinnitus is just a temporary condition caused by an ear infection, blood pressure that’s too high or taking too many aspirin tablets. Unfortunately, tinnitus is often a chronic condition that destroys quality

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Ear cleaning is a subject many people are curious about, but not everyone knows much about. Here are four of the top FAQs about ear cleaning. After reading these, you should have a better understanding of this important topic. 1. Is ear cleaning necessary? In most cases, ear cleaning is not necessary. This is because the ears naturally clean themselves.

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