Entries by Paige Pierozynski

Winter is Ear Infection Season!

Acute ear infections occur most often in the winter. You cannot catch an ear infection from someone else, but a cold may spread among children and cause some of them to get ear infections. Risk factors for acute ear infections include: Children Attending daycare Changes in altitude or climate Cold climate Exposure to smoke Genetic […]

How your hearing loss affects your whole family

Many times when asked,  we hear that men are in our clinic at the prodding of their wife, and wives visit because their husbands or children asked them to come in. Often, our patients don’t fully appreciate the affects their hearing loss has on the people that love them most, the frustration, the fatigue, the […]

10 Signs YOU May Have Hearing Loss

Hello! We hope this entry finds you warm and well! We got to talking about how Melissa’s Grandmother says she mumbles, and Paige’s Dad commonly mishears parts of a conversation. The article below illustrates the 10 signs that you may have  a hearing loss. How many apply to you? To your loved ones? If YES […]

Auditory Processing & Your Child

Concerned that your child may have an Auditory Processing Disorder? Is your child easily distracted or unusually bothered by loud or sudden noises? Does your child have reading, spelling, writing, or other speech-language difficulties? Are noisy environments upsetting to your child? If you answered yes to any of these questions, a visit to The Hearing […]

Hearing Aids May Improve Balance

Hearing Aids May Improve Balance by Julia Evangelou Strait Timothy Hullar, MD, (right) and medical student Miranda Colletta help patient Audrey Miller prepare for a balance test. Older adults with hearing loss appeared to perform better on balance tests with both hearing aids on, according to Hullar’s research. Credit: Robert Boston Enhancing hearing appears to […]

Hear for the Holidays-The Healthy Hearing Holiday Table

Less than one month until Christmas! The holidays can be particularly challenging for you or your loved ones with hearing aids or hearing loss.  If you are the host of a holiday party, please check out the infographic below for some easy tips to fine-tune the listening environment so that everyone involved can enjoy the […]

Hunting and Hearing Loss

Hello again! I hope everyone is staying warm and enjoying the transition to winter. Can anyone see what is wrong with the picture above??? NO ONE IS WEARING HEARING PROTECTION!!!!!! It is that time of year where I cannot stress enough the importance of wearing hearing protection while hunting!  Why are only half of you […]

Help Us Help Essex Families!

“Maybe Christmas, he thought… doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas, perhaps… means a little bit more!” ~Dr. Seuss In the spirit of the Christmas season, The Hearing & Dizziness Clinic is happy to partner with the Essex Area Food Bank to help local families. From now until December 23, 2014, we are accepting your […]

Is There a Cure for Tinnitus???

What does Steve Martin, Vincent van Gogh, Chris Martin, Pete, Townshend, Ozzy Osbourne and Barbra Streisand all have in common??? Famous, sure, but did you know that each of those individuals suffer from tinnitus. They are not alone-the prevalence of tinnitus is estimated to affect as many as 360,000 Canadians, and 150,000 Canadians experience a […]