How Traumatic Brain Injury Affects Hearing

Hearing problems are quite common after a traumatic brain injury (TBI) because the inner ear is directly connected to the central nervous system. Ringing in the ear (tinnitus) and hearing loss are two of the most widely reported side effects of a traumatic brain injury. Some other hearing problems that may occur following a brain…

How to Talk With the Hearing Impaired

My husband tells me he knows “the look.” Hearing-impaired since about age 6, when a firecracker exploded near him, he sometimes mishears what people say, causing people to look at him in a quizzical way. For example, as he was leaving a business partner’s home one morning, the partner’s wife asked him if he would…

How Can Sinus Problems Cause Ringing Ears?

Sinusitis is a swelling of the inner lining of the sinuses due to allergies, dust, and exposure to viruses, bacteria, and fungi. The sinus is located between the spaces in the bones of your face. It is the area where mucous drains into the nose. Many people often wonder why they experience tinnitus when their…

Eye Cataracts, Leaking Retinas And Glaucoma

These are 3 most common eye problems suffered by many people in the world. They are the eye cataracts (grey eyes), leaking retinas (diabetic retinopathy) and glaucoma. Cataracts The grey area or “clouds” prevent light from entering and exiting your eyes. How do you know if you have cataracts? Well, if you have blurred vision,…

Natural Treatments For Glaucoma – Mirtogenol

Mirtogenol is a natural food supplement which was found to have positive effects on reduction of the incidence of glaucoma. Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States in which there are more than 2.22 million U.S. citizens who have glaucoma and in 2020 it was estimated to increase by 50 percent…

Nearsightedness, Farsightedness and Astigmatism

In order to understand nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, it is necessary to examine the similarities between the human eye and a camera. Both the camera and the human eye have three essential features: 1. A light-sensitive substance — in the camera, this is the film; in the human eye, it is the retina. 2. An…

High Myopia – What Causes Myopia?

Before we get into it, I’d like to clarify something right off the bat… if you have difficulties in dealing with the truth if it’s uncomfortable, you might as well stop reading now. If you, on the other hand, are dying to find out where high myopia comes from, and especially what you can do…

Looking For Dr House: Finding A Diagnostician, Part I

DIAGNOSTIC MEDICINE So, I wanted to find House, MD (the king of diagnostic physicians on TV) in my local area. I research online to find out there is no Diagnostic Specialty. Although this seems ludicrous, I continue. My search leads me to find that most doctors believe they are diagnosticians. And they are, to some…

The Art of Cosmetology

Beauty Schools offers training programs and courses about cosmetology. Cosmetology is the science and application of beauty treatments. Although you may not know that the increasing demand and pressure to look good is not something that only started in recent times, but in the earliest days of history. There has been evidences found that led…