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Dizziness & Balance

02-21-2014

The balance system, also known as the vestibular system, uses our eyes, inner ears, and sensory system to allow us to move about without falling. Equilibrium allows us to stay upright when standing. Our brain coordinates all of the input and tells us where our body is, in relation to gravity. Sensations of lightheadedness or feeling […] ... more

Epistaxis A.K.A. Nose Bleeds

02-07-2014

Are you having frequent nosebleeds? Epistaxis, or bleeding from the nose, can arise from many different causes. Bleeding can result from facial trauma, manual manipulation (putting your finger in your nose), dryness, deviated nasal septum, foreign body, inflammation, high blood pressure, bleeding disorders or other systemic disorders. Even certain medications can predispose you to nosebleeds. […] ... more

Children and Hearing Aid Use: Consistency is Key

02-06-2014

For many parents, finding out that their child has been diagnosed with a hearing loss can be emotional, and even scary. During a hearing aid fitting appointment, the audiologist dispenses not only the hearing aids, but an excess of new information that parents must now incorporate into their daily lives. One of the biggest pieces […] ... more