Tinnitus: Fact and Fiction

By Belinda Gonzales, Owner NuSound Hearing Center Tinnitus (ˈtin-ət-əs, ti-ˈnīt-əs) is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. According to the American Tinnitus Association, tinnitus affects 50 million Americans. Although tinnitus isn't a condition, but rather a symptom of an underlying condition, many that experience tinnitus describe it as debilitating. Others will struggle … Continue reading Tinnitus: Fact and Fiction

Is the inner ear the window to the heart?

By Belinda Gonzales, Owner, NuSound Hearing Center According to the Centers for Disease Control, the leading cause of death in America is heart disease. This statistic alone should be enough to have everyone evaluating their health and lifestyle. But because numerous studies show that cardiovascular disease is also linked to or causes various other health … Continue reading Is the inner ear the window to the heart?

The Link Between Hearing Loss and Alzheimer’s

By Belinda Gonzales, Owner, NuSound Hearing Center Imagine that you have hurriedly gotten dressed, grabbed your cup of coffee and are ready to rush off to work and then realize that you cannot remember where you have put your car keys. It has happened to the all of us at one time or another. But, … Continue reading The Link Between Hearing Loss and Alzheimer’s

Hearing Loss May Be A Side Effect Of Cancer Therapy

By Belinda Gonzales, Owner, NuSound Hearing Center I have often heard cancer described as the “C” word. By using this description, we imply that it may be contagious and if we don’t say it we will not catch it. This seems to make cancer even more mysterious and scary than it already is. September is … Continue reading Hearing Loss May Be A Side Effect Of Cancer Therapy