Houston ENT and Allergy Blog

Audiologists and Balance Disorders: Fall Risks and Prevention

Mark Nichols, MD
May 31, 2018
August 21, 2019 07:04 PM
audiologist, balance disorders

  Week four in May (May 20-26) of Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) focused on increasing awareness of older Americans and falls. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 25 percent of people, aged 65 or older, fall each year. By the age of 80, that number increases to 50 percent. Unfortunately, only half those who fall inform their physicians. What you may not know, though, is that falling once in a year doubles your risks of falling again.… Read More

What is an Audiologist? (Reasons and Indications)

Mark Nichols, MD
July 31, 2017
June 28, 2019 10:45 PM
hearing loss, audiologist

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