Can Hearing Loss Cause Mental Fatigue?
January 6th, 2021
Whether you have hearing loss or not, most of us are familiar with the exhaustion that is felt after exiting a party or, to keep up with the times, leaving a Zoom call. But for people with hearing loss, this exhaustion – known as mental fatigue or listening fatigue – can be felt after every...Read More
Is COVID Making Your Tinnitus Worse?
December 3rd, 2020
Tinnitus is the sensation of hearing sounds, usually a buzzing, clicking, ringing or whooshing, that is not present in the environment. Exposure to loud noises, damage to the inner ear and stress can all lead to tinnitus. Many are reporting an increase in their tinnitus symptoms over the last few months; experts suspect this is...Read More
Best Cooking Herbs for Hearing Loss
November 5th, 2020
Cooking is a relaxing and rewarding hobby for some and a necessary evil for others. For those with hearing loss, there may be a way to combine this activity with their current, medically approved hearing loss treatment plan. The most common and widely accepted of which includes the use of hearing aids, cochlear implants or...Read More
Are Your Sinuses Causing that Headache?
October 9th, 2020
Behind-the-eye pain from a headache can be debilitating. Like other common eye problems such as blurry vision, itchiness or dryness, this pain is a symptom of an underlying problem. Many assume that these types of headaches are caused by sinus problems, but that’s not always the case. Below are the three most common reasons for...Read More
October is Audiology Awareness Month
October 1st, 2020
Hearing loss can be a confusing experience that leaves you feeling discouraged, frustrated and isolated. October is Audiology Awareness Month, which means now is a great time to learn about life changes that can help make for a better tomorrow. Audiologists, including the experts at Central Plains ENT, can help identify hearing problems and recommend...Read More