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Hearing Loss and Dementia (Alzheimer's)

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inboundMed
May 16, 2019
June 12, 2019 08:06 PM

  As you age, hearing loss and dementia become more common. Research shows this isn't just a coincidence. There is a strong connection between hearing loss and dementia, Alzheimer's and other dementias.… Read More

What is Otosclerosis? (Definition, Symptoms, and Treatment Options)

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inboundMed
February 05, 2019
March 11, 2019 08:42 PM
hearing loss, otosclerosis

Otosclerosis is a condition that can lead to hearing loss. It occurs when your small bone in the middle ear (stapes) becomes stuck in place. Frequently, this occurs when your middle ear bone tissue grows around your stapes in a manner it shouldn't. Your stapes bone needs to vibrate in order for you to hear properly. When it doesn't, sound can't travel to your inner ear from your middle ear, and it makes it difficult for you to hear.… Read More

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV): Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

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inboundMed
February 01, 2019
March 4, 2019 04:17 PM
bppv, benign paroxysmal positional vertigo

  Have you ever felt like your head was spinning, even though obviously it isn't? Perhaps you feel light-headed or that your balance is off. If you're experiencing any of these, you could potentially be dealing with a condition known as benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV).… Read More

What is Conductive Hearing Loss? (Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options)

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inboundMed
January 17, 2019
June 12, 2019 07:57 PM
conductive hearing loss

  What is conductive hearing loss? The best conductive hearing loss definition would be: It's a form of hearing loss that middle or outer ear irregularities cause. Conductive hearing loss often causes sound volumes to seem lower and this type of hearing loss can be temporary or permanent. It shares similar characteristics of a clogged ear.… Read More

What are Nasal Polyps? (Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options)

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inboundMed
January 02, 2019
January 2, 2019 08:29 PM
nasal polyps

  Nasal polyps affect about four percent of the population, according to the National Center of Biotechnology Information (NCIB).  It’s estimated that they are up to four times more common in men than women. “How do I get nasal polyps?” That is probably the first question on the mind of everyone diagnosed with this medical condition. Unfortunately, there aren’t any clear answer for why some people get nasal polyps, why others do not, and what exactly it is that causes some people to be more susceptible to them than others.… Read More

ClariFix: The Runny Nose/Chronic Rhinitis Treatment in Houston

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inboundMed
September 20, 2018
September 21, 2018 10:22 PM
clarifix, runny nose, chronic rhinitis

  Over 24 million individuals in the U.S. struggle with chronic rhinitis. If you suffer from a persistent stuffy or runny nose, there's a good chance you could have chronic rhinitis. Treatments like pills, drops and sprays might not provide you with the desired relief you're looking for.  Fortunately, you have another option now in ClariFix ®. At Houston ENT & Allergy Services, our physicians can help you get relief from your constant runny nose  and breathe better — once and for all. We are dedicated to providing the most technically-advanced treatment options. ClariFix® is the breakthrough, innovative cooling technology to treat frequent stuffy or runny nose, a condition called chronic rhinitis.  Our ENT (ear, nose, and throat) doctors perform this procedure right in our clinic offices. It has little downtime and is extremely effective.… Read More

Runny Nose (Chronic Rhinitis): Definition, Symptoms, and Causes

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inboundMed
September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018 02:15 PM
runny nose, chronic rhinitis

  Despite all your efforts like blowing your nose or using nostril spray, your nose won't stop dripping and it's becoming red, raw and more tender by the minute. What can you do? The first thing you can do is to learn more about what a runny (dripping) nose is, what some of the common causes of it are and it's symptoms. Then, you can sit down with one of our Houston ENT doctors and discuss treatment options.… Read More

Protect Yourself from Hearing Loss

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inboundMed
September 16, 2016
June 12, 2019 08:04 PM
ear nose and throat clinic, ENT clinic, ENT conditions, hearing loss, Kingwood TX

Because we love helping people at Houston ENT and Allergy Services, we’ve put together a list of simple steps you can take to prevent hearing loss.… Read More

Don't Wait to Have Your Hearing Tested

Hearing loss isn't something anyone wants to deal with, but putting off having your hearing tested can be even more serious of a matter. If you've noticed a slight ringing in your ears, or you're having trouble hearing sounds you didn't before, it's important to schedule an appointment with a knowledgeable ENT doctor. At Houston ENT & Allergy in Memorial City, we can properly diagnose your hearing loss and help you understand what led to it in the first place.… Read More

Causes of Sensorineural Hearing Loss

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inboundMed
June 23, 2016
June 12, 2019 08:01 PM
ear nose and throat clinic, ENT clinic, ENT conditions, Pearland TX

Sensorineural, or nerve-related hearing loss, is hearing loss that is caused by problems in the inner ear. There are several reasons why someone could experience sensorineural hearing loss, and at our ENT clinic in Pearland, our doctors can diagnose the cause of your hearing loss and provide the appropriate treatment. If you've noticed that your ability to hear has decreased dramatically over the last few months, it's important to have an ENT specialist examine your ears as soon as possible.… Read More

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