Tinnitus

Tinnitus is the perception of a sound that has no external source. Some of the more common sounds reported are: ringing, humming, buzzing, and cricket-like chirps. Tinnitus may often occur with hearing loss.

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The Importance of Hearing Testing

Most hearing loss can be helped through medication, surgery, or amplification. A hearing test is key to maintaining effective communication, ear and balance health, and overall well-being. Our communication with family, friends, educators, and coworkers are an essential part of our day. Our success and happiness in all situations depends on great communication. Early identification minimizes adverse effects.

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Are Your Children at High Risk?

If any of the following statements apply to your child, you should strongly consider a complete audiologic evaluation regardless of the status of their universal newborn hearing screen results. It is vitally important that baseline information be obtained as early as possible.

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Acid Reflux Treatment

Acid reflux is when stomach acid comes back up the esophagus and possibly up into the throat. The most common symptom associated with reflux is heartburn. On the other hand, many throat and voice problems can also be related to reflux.

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Chronic Nasal and Sinus Problems in Adults

While numerous things can lead to longstanding nasal and sinus symptoms, the three most common causes are nasal passage deformities, allergic rhinitis and chronic sinusitis.

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Nasal Surgery

The inside of the nose is divided into a right and left nasal passage by the nasal septum. The septum, made of cartilage and bone, should be straight and midline. A deviated septum is when the septum is crooked, resulting in narrowing in one or both nasal passages.

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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

In some people, the relaxation of the throat muscles and tongue, which naturally occurs during sleep, ends up partially blocking the airway. This blockage can cause breathing to be labored and noisy, and to possibly stop completely. These obstructions in breathing are called obstructive sleep apnea. They can affect the quality of your sleep and cause you to not feel well-rested.

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Pediatric Middle Ear Problems

The middle ear is an air-filled cavity separated from the ear canal by the paper-thin eardrum. The Eustachian tube is the passageway that connects the middle ear to the back of the nose. This passageway allows air to go into and fluid to drain out of the middle ear space. If the Eustachian tube is not working well, then middle ear problems can develop.

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Recurrent Tonsil Infections

Tonsils are located in the back of the mouth on each side. Adenoids are in the back of the nose. Tonsils can be seen by looking in the mouth, but adenoids usually cannot be seen on routine exam. Evaluating the adenoids usually requires passing an endoscope through the nose, using a mirror in the back of the mouth, or obtaining an x-ray.

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