Treating Kids' Seasonal Allergies

Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Let’s be honest, we all love the South for its warm temperatures. We don’t love freezing cold weather– we much prefer the days when the sun shines endlessly, and it’s warm enough to eat sno-balls in our flip-flops. And, now, spring is starting to peek through, and we ..

Experiencing Hearing Loss

Monday, May 23, 2016
How do I know if I’m experiencing hearing loss? There are a few commonly experienced signs of hearing loss: Difficulty hearing conversations, especially in the presence of background noise Turning the volume of the television / radio up higher than others prefer Complaining tha ..

Swimmer's Ear Is Common Summer Illness

Wednesday, June 01, 2005
The external ear is the site of many infections and inflammatory conditions. One of which causes a frequent troublesome malady called swimmer’s ear or diffuse external otitis. Swimmer’s ear usually occurs in the summer and can present symptoms within 24 to 48 hours after swimming.  ..

Ringing In the Ears

Monday, November 01, 1999
Ringing in the ears or tinnitus, (pronounced "tin-ih-tis or "ti-night-is"), is a common disorder affecting 17 percent of the general population. Tinnitus is the perception of noise in the absence of environmental sound and is not a disease but a symptom of an underlying, often treatabl ..