Hearing

  • A woman who feels dizzy holds onto a wall for support

Feeling Off-Balance? The Problem Might Be in Your Ears

If you’re feeling a little unsteady on your feet, it’s not just in your head. It might actually be in your ears.
We’ve all experienced dizziness

  • Kristopher Lyon MD has otosclerosis in both ears and has to undergo two stapedectomies

Unable to Hear His Wife, Emergency Medicine Physician Learns His Hearing Loss Is Due to an Uncommon Condition

A doctor from Central California follows respected otolaryngologist John S. Oghalai, MD, to his new home at Keck Medicine of USC when a previous hearing

  • otologist is looking into the ear of a woman and discovering that she has a vestibular schwannoma which is also known as an acoustic neuroma and affects her hearing and balance

What is a Vestibular Schwannoma (More Commonly Referred to As an Acoustic Neuroma)?

A vestibular schwannoma, also known as an acoustic neuroma, is a benign (non-cancerous) tumor. It is the second most common tumor inside the head, roughly one

  • happy group at festival are enjoying their time while using ear plugs to protect their hearing

4 Tips for Protecting Your Hearing During Concerts

You can’t get your hearing back — so it’s worth protecting. Read on for a few tips to take with you to that next music

  • man sneezing because he has seasonal and dust allergies affecting his ears nose and throat

Do Allergies or Dust Increase Your Risk of Ear, Nose and Throat Problems?

Besides being an annoyance, untreated seasonal allergies can increase your risk of other problems.
If you’ve ever suffered from seasonal allergies, you might already know the

  • man uses q-tips which may cause permanent ear damage

Can Q-Tips Cause Permanent Ear Damage?

Whenever your ears feel stuffed or clogged, it feels like second nature to reach for a cotton swab.
Like an errant hangnail or a song that’s

  • woman has ear ache from ear infection

How to Prevent Ear Infections When It’s Cold

It’s not just kids who get ear infections — adults can have them, too. Here’s how to reduce your risk.
If you feel pain or fullness

What Do You Do When Your Spouse Has Trouble Hearing You?

“Tuning out” is a frustrating habit that long-time couples develop over time. But what if your “selective hearing” actually signals a serious health condition?
Are you

  • female construction worker facing noise pollution should get hearing checked to avoid hearing loss

Should You Get Your Hearing Checked?

It’s common to go to the dentist or eye doctor at least once a year, but when was the last time you had your hearing