Have you noticed that sounds are getting more difficult to hear or decipher? Are you constantly turning up the volume on the television? If you’re tired of asking your friends and family to repeat themselves, it may be time to schedule a hearing test with a qualified hearing specialist. El Dorado Hearing will have you Read more..
Tinnitus is a common hearing condition in the world today, and is when an individual experiences some noises or sensations in the ear. This sensation or noise may be buzzing, chirping, whistling, and ringing in one or both ears. The noise may vary in volume, be continuous, and worse when the background noise is low. Read more..
Hearing loss is now more prevalent among baby boomers than ever before. Approximately one out of every six baby boomers lives with some form of hearing loss. The steady rise in hearing loss cases among boomers can be attributed to the lack of regular hearing tests, improper hearing protection and care, and the aging workforce Read more..
Have you ever stood in a crowded room full of people talking, only to hear your friend calling for you from across the room? That is because our brains can focus our attention on one voice in a noisy environment. Your brain can focus more energy on understanding the words coming from the individual speaking Read more..
Music can help motivate or calm an individual, but how (and why) do these musical melodies affect us? While your ears are responsible for picking up the sounds around you, your brain is in charge of translating the sound. From everyday conversations to musical melodies, we rely on our brains to help translate these noises Read more..
We’ve all heard the superstition that your ears itch, heat up, or ring when someone is talking about you. But what does it mean when there is a constant ringing sound in your ears? It may leave you wondering for answers. Why are your ears ringing, and what can be done to cure the ringing? Read more..
Have you noticed a persistent ringing sound in your ears that never seems to go away? We understand how frustrating that may be. It is annoying, but it likely makes it difficult for you to focus on conversations or sounds around you. The ringing sound probably has you turning to Google for answers to important Read more..
Can your diet cause tinnitus? It likely comes as no surprise that your diet impacts your overall health. Eating too much can lead to obesity, leading to other health problems such as an increased risk of heart disease, high cholesterol, obesity, and more. Individuals that suffer from tinnitus experience a constant ringing in their ears Read more..
We are often asked, “Is tinnitus incurable? How can I stop the ringing?” It is challenging for many of us to understand why tinnitus occurs and why we have to live with the constant ringing sensations day in and day out. It’s easy to get frustrated and tinnitus can make it difficult to sleep, concentrate Read more..
They say you are what you eat, and when it comes to hearing loss, that may be more true than ever! If you suffer from tinnitus, you know that flare-ups can seem random and inconsistent, appearing and vanishing for such an apparent reason. However, recent studies have uncovered there may be a link between tinnitus Read more..