Diabetes and Hearing Loss
By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Hearing loss affects 466 million people worldwide while diabetes affects 422 million people worldwide (World Health Organization). Diabetes and hearing loss have more in common; individuals with diabetes are twice as likely to develop hearing loss. What’s the connection? Diabetes can lead to nerve damage; overtime...
What Causes Tinnitus?
By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. Sanjeev Balamohan, M.D. Ringing in the ears, known as tinnitus [TIN-NUH-TUS or TIN-NIGHT-US], is experienced by over 50 million Americans. Tinnitus is the perception of sound without an external source. It can sound like a clicking noise, humming, high-pitch ringing, or even sound like your heartbeat....
Hearing Loss Myths vs. Facts
By: Kelly Warf, Au.D. As an Audiologist, I think I've heard it all from patients. Let’s demystify popular hearing loss claims: Myth: My hearing loss is normal for my age. Fact: Yes, hearing loss does occur over time due to aging. However, that does not make any hearing loss “normal...
May is National Better Hearing Month – Get Your Hearing Checked
Hearing loss is on the rise May is National Better Hearing Month and Sound Hearing Solutions and the American Academy of Audiology are encouraging Americans to make an appointment with an audiologist for a hearing test. Healthy hearing means not waiting to check your hearing until hearing loss is so...
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About Ear, Nose, and Throat Center
The Ear, Nose, and Throat Center (ENT) is the premier Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery group in the northern Chicago suburbs. Our skilled and compassionate doctors can provide you with the latest advancements in total care for diseases, cancer, and disorders affecting the ears (including hearing), nose, mouth, allergy, sinuses, throat, head, and neck. We offer the highest level of specialty care for all ages from pediatric to geriatric.
We have two offices located in Park Ridge and Buffalo Grove, enabling us to conveniently serve patients in the surrounding Chicago suburbs including Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Niles, Palatine, Rosemont, Wheeling, and more in Cook and Lake counties.
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