Clearing Your Ears

Did you know that your ears are connected to your throat? Your middle ear is a sealed chamber containing tiny bones that transmit sounds to the nerves in your inner ear. When the pressure outside your body changes (like when you drive up a high mountain, or like when...

Dizziness and Vertigo

Dizziness and Vertigo Dizziness, Vertigo, and Their CausesDizziness and Vertigo are terms that are sometimes used interchangeably by lay persons, but they terms have clearly different meanings for doctors.Vertigo is the sensation of moving – either you feel like...

Tinnitus

Tinnitus Do you have Tinnitus (ringing in the ears)? Ringing in the ears is a subjective symptom, a sound heard by the patient that cannot be recorded by today’s instruments, much like pain. If it is very loud it can distract from sleep and thinking. It can be...

Eustachian Tube Blockage

Eustachian Tube BlockageDo you have Eustachian Tube Blockage? In order to hear, we have an ear drum that vibrates with the sound and 3 little bones located in the middle ear that move back and forth in order to transmit the sound to the inner ear where the nerves are....

Outer Ear Infections (External Otitis)

Outer Ear Infections (External Otitis)The human ear is not designed for California living -swimming, daily shampoo, hot tub, scuba diving. The human ear needs wax (cerumen) to protect against the ravages of soap and water. Unfortunately we are taught with religious...