Can Ear Wax Cause Ear Infections?

Can Ear Wax Cause Ear Infections?

Most people think of excess ear wax as a minor annoyance, but if too much wax builds up, it can lead to ear infections. While most individuals don’t have a problem with it, some people produce excess earwax that can even become impacted. In these situations, the...
Explaining Meniere’s Disease

Explaining Meniere’s Disease

Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that can lead to dizzy spells, or vertigo, and hearing loss.  In most cases, only one ear is affected by Meniere’s disease.  While there is no known cause of Meniere’s disease, audiologists have linked...
Stress and your hearing

Stress and your hearing

STRESS AWARENESS MONTH  It’s hard to believe the novel coronavirus began sweeping the nation almost one year ago. In the blink of an eye the entire world was turned upside down. Shelves went bare in grocery stores, businesses closed, jobs were lost, and social...
In-ear vs Over-ear vs On-ear Models

In-ear vs Over-ear vs On-ear Models

Hearing aid technology is always evolving  devices are becoming increasingly more effective at transmitting sounds while also decreasing in size. Developers are constantly working to find the best way to deliver sound to the inner ear as well as increased comfort for...
What Is Impacted Ear Wax?

What Is Impacted Ear Wax?

When working properly, the ear is self-cleaning. Ear wax naturally moves toward the opening of the outer ear. Here, it balls up and eventually falls out of the ear. In some cases, ear wax is unable to fall out naturally and can cause a build-up called impaction. Ear...