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You know that ear, nose and throat (ENT) providers care for ear infections. But they treat a much wider range of conditions. Read about the 8 common conditions treated by ENT, ranging from tonsillitis to dizziness.
Do people comment on the volume of your earbuds or TV? Does it seem like voices are too soft and everyone's mumbling? If so, it may be time to get your hearing checked.
Short-term bouts of dizziness or vertigo affect about one-third of Americans. Learn about the causes and 5 common misconceptions of these sensations.
Mysterious hearing loss led Marge to an unexpected treatment: hyperbaric oxygen therapy. Read how treatments stimulated healing and helped her hear what she had been missing.
As an audiologist, I often work with parents who are concerned about their child’s hearing. Hearing loss is a huge concern for parents who understand it can impair speech and language skills as their child develops. The Baha system may be the right solution.
Autumn colors and cool mornings in early September signal the beginning of the long-awaited hunting season. Shooting without hearing protection practically guarantees you will suffer at least some degree of hearing loss in your lifetime.
Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, can be exceedingly bothersome and affect your quality of life. It is important to discuss possible management strategies with your audiologist and health care team.
Corinne Breidung suspected her son Brett’s well-child exam would be as uneventful as his previous exams. But then Brett’s provider in Wabasha, Sharon Riester, Family Medicine nurse practitioner, said words no parent ever wants to hear.
Nearly 36 million Americans suffer from tinnitus or head noises. The sound (or sounds) may be intermittent in nature or annoyingly continuous in one or both ears.
Although hearing loss is common in older adults, the problem affects people of all ages. Some are born with hearing loss, and others can lose hearing at a young age.
Have you ever left your health care provider’s office feeling frustrated that you didn’t get an antibiotic for a sinus infection, sore throat, or ear infection? If you answered yes, you are not alone.
This holiday season remember to purchase ear-healthy gifts for your loved ones.