Airplane Ear: When a Sudden Descent is Too Much for the Eardrum

Airplane Ear: When a Sudden Descent is Too Much for the Eardrum

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Ear Health, Resource, Tips & Tricks

With widespread vaccination reducing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are flying again, especially during the summer months. While it’s great that we can all get away for vacations again, flying can sometimes spell trouble for our ears. Wherever we’re seated on the plane, we have the same likelihood as anyone else that changes in cabin pressure could …

A Possible Link Between Exercise & Reduced Risk for Hearing Loss

A Possible Link Between Exercise & Reduced Risk for Hearing Loss

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Diet & Nutrition, Ear Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Causes, Hearing Loss Prevention, Lifestyle & Leisure, Research

We all know that regular exercise lifts your mood, strengthens your body, and provides many other lifestyle benefits. And now, according to a recent study, instituting a regular fitness routine may also reduce your risk for hearing loss later in life.  It could help prevent age-related hearing loss A study conducted at Johns Hopkins University showed a clear link between …

All About Earwax

All About Earwax

Leanne E. Polhill, LHAS, BC-HIS, BA Ear Health

When you think of earwax, “healthy” might be the last word to come to mind. And yet, this substance is essential to keep our ears in top shape. Perhaps the discomfort we feel at the thought of earwax is picturing it out of place, and indeed overproduction can be a problem for some people. Although this substance, technically known as …