tinnitus

April 10, 2015
Audiologist Ottawa

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Tinnitus is commonly known as the perception of a ringing or buzzing sound in the ears. This buzzing or ringing sound is actually a phantom noise created internally by our brain, in response to problems with our hearing system or other environmental factors (i.e. medications). […]
March 13, 2015

New York Times: Researching drugs that aim to cure hearing loss

Hearing loss can be caused by a number of things, including consistent noise exposure, genetics, or natural aging. Fortunately, we have a variety of treatments options for those who suffer from hearing loss, but none thus far treat the underlying cause of hearing loss. However, […]
February 19, 2015

5 reasons why you should never use Q-tips

Growing up, we were always told by our mothers: “don’t forget to clean your ears”. But contrary to what our mothers believed, ear wax is actually very important in maintaining a healthy ear. Here are 5 great reason we should never use Q-tips to clean our ears: […]
December 19, 2013

Why Are My Ears Ringing?

Some people describe it as wind noise, others as ringing or whistling. It can be constant or occasional, and it can be severe or mild. If you recognize yourself in these statements, you are one of many adults suffering from tinnitus. Tinnitus is the perception […]