9 Sep, 2020

Could COVID-19 affect your hearing even with no other symptoms?

By |September 9th, 2020|asymmetric hearing loss, audiology, coronavirus, COVID 19, ear health, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Medical Science, Tinnitus, vertigo|

As more evidence continues to emerge about the impact of Covid-19 on the human body, some scientific publications have suggested that the virus may affect your ear and hearing, even if you are otherwise asymptomatic. A study published in the American Journal of Otolaryngology and conducted by M.W.M.Mustafa of the Qena Faculty of Medicine, South Valley University [...]

12 May, 2020

Leading Otoneurologist specializing in dizziness joins Shohet Ear Associates

By |May 12th, 2020|balance, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo, BPPV, dizziness, Ear Conditions, ear health, hearing health, Hearing Loss, Inner ear, Otoneurology, Tinnitus, vertigo, Vertigo and Balance Disorders|

Jack Shohet, M.D., founder of Shohet Ear Associates, is pleased to announce that Gregory Whitman, M.D. has joined the practice part-time as an Otoneurologist specializing in dizziness, including benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). Dr. Whitman is one of the few fellowship trained Otoneurologists specializing in dizziness in the country.  He will be seeing patients at [...]

24 Feb, 2020

What to do about sudden one-sided hearing loss

By |February 24th, 2020|asymmetric hearing loss, audiology, children hearing health, Cochlear, cochlear implants, Ear Conditions, ear health, ear infections, earwax, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, one sided hearing loss, sensorineural hearing loss, single sided deafness, Tinnitus, vertigo|

If you’ve ever seemingly out of the blue experienced hearing loss in one ear, it can be alarming. This condition is called sudden sensorineural hearing loss, or SSNHL, and is an unexplained or rapid loss of hearing — one that is not caused by a “noise trauma,” such as an exploding firecracker right next to [...]

15 Apr, 2019

Spring has sprung! How allergies and weather can play havoc with your ears and hearing.

By |April 15th, 2019|children hearing health, Ear Conditions, ear health, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, Helpful Tips, Inner ear, Meniere Disease, migraines, Tinnitus, vertigo|

Spring is in full bloom all around the country - flowers are blooming, birds are singing and the days are getting warmer.  It also brings seasonal allergies along with rain and erratic temperature shifts, all of which can have an impact on your ears and hearing. Changes in barometric pressure When the barometric pressure drops [...]

30 Oct, 2018

Could seasonal allergies cause hearing loss?

By |October 30th, 2018|children hearing health, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, Inner ear, Meniere Disease, Tinnitus, vertigo|

This time of year, a lot of people experience itchy eyes and a runny nose – which is typical for allergy season.  But what you may not know is that a person suffering from allergies could account experience a diminished sense of hearing. According to hearing health professionals, symptoms can include itching, swelling, vertigo and [...]

24 Sep, 2018

Researchers uncover a link between migraines and cochlear disorders

By |September 24th, 2018|hearing health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Medical Science, migraines, Research & Publications, sensorineural hearing loss, Tinnitus, vertigo, Vertigo and Balance Disorders|

According to more than 37 million Americans suffer from migraine, a neurological disease characterized by episodes known as migraine attacks. A recent study published published in JAMA Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery  showed that risks for cochlear disorders, primarily tinnitus, may be significantly higher in patients with a history of migraines.  “It is still unclear whether migraines might increase [...]

7 Sep, 2018

10 Fun Facts about Hearing that might surprise you!

By |September 7th, 2018|balance, children hearing health, Cochlear, Ear Conditions, ear health, earwax, Hearing Aids, hearing health, Hearing Loss, Inner ear, Meniere Disease, Meniere's disease, vertigo, Vertigo and Balance Disorders|

Did you know that hearing is the only one of our senses that is constantly active – even when we sleep? Your ears don't stop hearing when you sleep, it's just that your brain chooses to ignore sound. Here are ten more fun facts about hearing that you might not know... #1.  Newborn babies’ middle [...]

22 Mar, 2018

Could Your Fitness Routine Be Harming Your Hearing?

By |March 22nd, 2018|ear health, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, Helpful Tips, Tinnitus, vertigo, Vertigo and Balance Disorders|

We all know that exercise is good for the body and the mind.  But if you’re not careful, getting in shape may have negative consequences for your hearing. Fitness programs that are designed to push the body to its limit and have a high degree of intensity, such as CrossFit or other "boot camp" style [...]

13 Mar, 2018

6 Medical Conditions That Could Cause Dizziness

By |March 13th, 2018|balance, Ear Conditions, ear health, Helpful Tips, Research & Publications, Tinnitus, vertigo, Vertigo and Balance Disorders|

Vertigo is the physical sensation that the world is spinning around you, or that you are spinning while the world stands still. "In addition to this dizzying sensation, you may have nausea or double vision as associated symptoms. Some people also have decreased hearing or ringing in their ears based on the cause of their [...]

26 Feb, 2018

Hearing Loss Across the Generations

By |February 26th, 2018|Ear Conditions, Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss, hearing tests, Hearing Treatments, Medical Science, New hearing technology, Tinnitus, vertigo|

When it comes to hearing loss, the generations are more alike than they might realize. Genetic reasons aside, each age group can experience hearing loss due to prolonged exposure to noise, use of certain medications, lifestyle choices and the age of their auditory system. The reasons why these types of hearing loss occur, on the other hand, [...]

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