The Levo System by Otoharmonics

  • Posted by Jennifer Hampton
  • On June 18, 2018
  Utilizing an FDA-cleared neuroscience-based approach, the Levo System is a personal and patented nightly sound therapy designed to improve the quality of your daily life.
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On July 12, 2017
Are you more tired than you would like to be? Does your partner complain about your snoring and restless sleep? Or even worse, does your partner sleep in another part of the house because of that commotion? If so, chances are that you suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), a condition during sleep in which […]
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5 Ways to Prevent Hearing Loss

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On July 5, 2017
Typically, hearing loss results from damage to the tiny hair cells in the inner ear, which can often be caused by too much noise. This type of hearing loss is usually permanent, but it can be avoided. Try these 5 things to help prevent it from occurring:
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What Are the Most Common Types of Hearing Loss?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On June 28, 2017
Not all hearing loss is created equal. There are actually several types of hearing loss- each with its own underlying cause. The most common types include sensorineural hearing loss, conductive hearing loss and mixed hearing loss.
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Difference Between Hearing Screening and a Hearing Test

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On June 21, 2017
You’re ready to have your hearing checked, but do you know the correct terminology to use? Hearing screening and a hearing test (or evaluation) are two different things. Learn what each entails so you know the best course of action for your hearing health.
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How to Choose the Right Hearing Aid

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On June 14, 2017
Hearing aids are not a one-size-fits-all proposition. To choose the appropriate hearing aid, you should take into consideration your particular hearing loss diagnosis, your preferred hearing aid style as well as what features are the most important to your lifestyle.
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What Should You Expect After Balloon Sinuplasty?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On June 7, 2017
Excited by the positive impact a balloon sinuplasty could have on your chronic sinusitis, but not sure what the recovery and post-procedure period entails? Find out what you should expect after your balloon sinuplasty, so you take the next step towards ending your sinus issues.
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What is the Success Rate of Balloon Sinuplasty?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On May 31, 2017
Chronic sinus issues can negatively impact your quality of life- which is why new procedures that promise relief are so exciting. Perhaps the most talked about innovative treatments is balloon sinuplasty, where a tiny balloon is put into your nose to reach the blocked sinuses and then inflated to restructure the sinus opening. According to […]
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What Should You Expect After Ballon Sinuplasty

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On April 12, 2017
Excited by the positive impact a balloon sinuplasty could have on your chronic sinusitis, but not sure what the recovery and post-procedure period entails? Find out what you should expect after your balloon sinuplasty, so you take the next step towards ending your sinus issues. What is balloon sinuplasty? In this innovative procedure to treat […]
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Hearing Tests Based on Age Group

  • Posted by Jennifer Hampton
  • On January 25, 2017
Hearing Test Hearing tests are not a one-size-fits-all proposition. The evaluation an audiologist selects is dependent on a multitude of factors, including your age. Testing for Children Otoacoustic Emissions Testing (OAE) Purpose: A measure of the inner ear function to tell doctors whether the hair cells in the ear are functioning within normal limits. Method: […]
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Sinus Surgery: Turbinectomy vs. Balloon Sinuplasty

  • Posted by Jennifer Hampton
  • On January 18, 2017
Sinus Surgery You’ve tried medications and natural remedies to treat your chronic sinusitis and nothing has been effective. If you’re ready to explore surgical treatment, there are two primary options to consider: a tubrinectomy or a balloon sinuplasty. While they both address the problem of chronic sinusitis, they vary greatly in the methods and requirements. […]
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What is an Audiologist?

  • Posted by Jennifer Hampton
  • On January 11, 2017
Professional Audiology An audiologist does far more than just administer hearing tests. Read on to learn the scope of their capabilities as well as the level of schooling and experience necessarily to earn the title. At its root, audiology is the science of hearing, balance, and related disorders. An audiologist’s job is to provide patient-centered […]
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What Can I Do About Chronic Nasal Congestion?

  • Posted by Jennifer Hampton
  • On January 4, 2017
Chronic Nasal Congestion Are you suffering from a stuffy nose or is your frequent blockage actually chronic nasal congestion, which could benefit from professional treatment? Nasal congestion can come from a wide variety of causes- anything from infections (sinus, cold and flu) to allergies and irritants (such as tobacco smoke). It’s time to put down […]
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What’s the Difference between a Cold and Sinus Allergy?

  • Posted by Jennifer Hampton
  • On December 21, 2016
  Difference between a Cold and Sinus Allergy Your runny nose has necessitated a “have tissue, will travel” approach to your daily life. What is causing the annoyance and what’s the best way to treat it? Unfortunately, colds and sinus allergies have very similar symptoms, but different suggested treatments. Here’s what you need to know […]
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High-Tech Hearing Aid Features

  • Posted by Jennifer Hampton
  • On December 14, 2016
High-Tech Hearing Aid Device Features Sure hearing aids help you hear, but did you know high-tech hearing aids also come with some really cool features? Learn what they are and determine which are the most useful for you. Wireless Connectivity. With Bluetooth-enabled hearing aids, you can hear sounds from your electronic devices (cell phone, television, […]
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Toothache or Sinus Infection?

  • Posted by Jennifer Hampton
  • On December 7, 2016
Sinus infection and toothache Suffering from a toothache? Before you pick up the phone to make an appointment with your dentist, there’s something you should know: your toothache may have nothing to do with your teeth. In some cases, a toothache is a direct result of a sinus problem. Keep reading to learn if your […]
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Hearing Loss in Young Adults

  • Posted by Jennifer Hampton
  • On November 30, 2016
Young Adults and Hearing Loss We tend to think of hearing loss as an older person’s concern. According to the World Health Organization, however, approximately 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults are at risk of hearing loss. What’s causing the problem? According to the Journal of Pediatrics, 12.5 percent of children and young adults between […]
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When to See an Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) Specialist

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On November 23, 2016
  ENT Specialist We all know that an ENT focuses on problems concerning the ear, nose and throat, but what specifically warrants a call to a qualified ENT? What is an ENT? Let’s start with the acronym basics: Ear. Ear disorders, such as hearing impairment, ear infections, disorders that affect balance, tinnitus and pain in […]
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How to Tell Your Parents They May Need Get Hearing Aids

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On November 16, 2016
Hearing Aids Some things are difficult to talk to your parents about- even when you are grown up. As adults, one of the most difficult topics to broach with elderly parents is their declining abilities. When it comes to the subject of hearing aids, the suggestion is not always well received. Talking to your parents […]
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What is Vestibular Rehabilitation?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On November 9, 2016
Vestibular Rehabilitation Patients who suffer from disequilibrium and dizziness-related problems may have heard of vestibular rehabilitation as a potential treatment option.  However, they may not necessarily be fluent in what it entails. Read on to learn about this type of program and whether it may be a good solution for you. What is Vestibular Rehabilitation? […]
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Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On November 2, 2016
Occupational Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Are you wondering if what you do for a living is impacting how you hear? Read on to learn more about occupational noise-induced hearing loss and what you can do about it. What is occupational noise-induced hearing loss? Occupational hearing loss is when noise or vibrations at certain types of jobs […]
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Ringing In My Ears – Do I Have Tinnitus?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On October 26, 2016
Do I Have Tinnitus? Wringing your hands over what to do about that annoying ringing in your ears? Prepare to put a name to your symptom and find out what the treatment options are. What is Tinnitus? If you are experiencing the sensation of hearing sound when no external sound is present (phantom noises), you […]
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Treatment for Chronic Sinus Infections

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On October 19, 2016
Sinus Infections Treatment With inflammation of the cavities around nasal passages lasting 12 or more weeks, making it difficult to breathe through your nose, and resulting in swelling and facial pain, chronic sinusitis can be extremely frustrating. The good news is that there are treatment options for chronic sinus infections. Your doctor may begin by […]
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Deviated Septum Symptoms and Cures

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On October 12, 2016
Deviated Septum Symptoms While you have likely heard of a deviated septum, you may not know how to tell if you have one and, if you do, how it can be remedied. What is a Deviated Septum? A deviated septum results when the thin wall between your nasal passages is displaced- making one nasal passage […]
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Ear Blockage, Age or Both. Cause of Hearing Loss

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On September 21, 2016
Cause of Hearing Loss So your hearing isn’t what it used to be. Is this just another sign of age or are other factors at play? In addition to exploring the causes, it is important to understand the types of hearing loss that can occur. Age, Blockage or Both – What Could Be The Cause […]
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5 Questions to Ask Your Audiologist About Hearing Aids

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On September 14, 2016
What to Ask the Audiologist You’ve accepted the fact that you need a hearing aid and are ready to take the plunge. Before you dive in, be sure you have done all your prep work. Hearing aids are not a one-size-fits-all product. Understanding your specific form and extent of hearing loss and pairing it with your […]
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Mouth Breathing and How it Affects Your Health

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On September 7, 2016
From Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus in Jupiter Florida, Mouth Breathing and How it Affects Your Health In addition to the less than stellar visual statement it makes (the caveman look hasn’t been appealing since the Stone Ages), mouth breathing can also have negative effects on your health. These include: Dry mouth is one of […]
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How Mobile Apps Can Help You Hear Better

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On August 31, 2016
Hearing Aids Hearing aids have gone seriously high tech. Today’s hearing aids are not only technologically advanced in terms of their features, they also have a tech entourage of apps to keep them cutting edge. So grab your mobile device and get ready to take your hearing aid into the 21st century. Owners of a […]
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Nasal Polyps Treatments from Palm Beach Sinus

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On August 24, 2016
Nasal Polyps Treatments from South Florida ENT and Associates While some nasal polyps are small and don’t need treatment, larger ones can block normal drainage from the sinuses and cause symptoms including chronic sinusitis, sneezing, post-nasal drip and problems with your sense of smell. If a doctor determines you have nasal polyps (by using a […]
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Hearing Aid Maintenance Tips from a Hearing Specialists

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On August 17, 2016
Hearing Aid Maintenance Tips Just as with your car, your hearing aid needs ongoing maintenance to run at optimal performance levels. Find out how to keep your hearing aid healthy and happy and increase its usable life. Follow these hearing aid tips from our Hearing Specialist. How you should care for your hearing aid:   […]
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Why am I Snoring? Doctor Explains

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On August 10, 2016
How To Treat Snoring? Wondering why you perform nightly snoring symphonies? You may be surprised to learn the impetus of your orchestral maneuvers in the dark. Let’s start with the basics. What is snoring? In a normal sleep routine, the muscles in the roof of your mouth, tongue and throat relax as you move from […]
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How to Select a Board Certified Audiologist

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On August 3, 2016
Board Certified Audiologist At South Florida ENT Associates, we take hearing loss seriously at our clinic. Now hear this: your hearing is a serious issue. Hearing loss that is left untreated can result in negative social, psychological, and cognitive health effects. That is why establishing a relationship with a board certified audiologist in South Florida is […]
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What are Nasal Polyps?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On July 27, 2016
Nasal Polyps Treatment Your nasal issues might be caused by nasal polyps. Read on to learn what nasal polyps are, how to know if you have them and the groundbreaking way Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus removes them without invasive surgery. What are Nasal Polyps? Nasal polyps are teardrop-shaped, non-cancerous growths that occur in the […]
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Can a Sinus Infection Cause Tinnitus?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On July 20, 2016
Sinus Infection Tinnitus, a ringing in the ear that can be intermittent or continuous and vary in loudness, affects an estimated 50 million adults in the United States. While the most common cause of the condition is prolonged exposure to loud sounds, in some cases it can result from a sinus infection or sinusitis. Tinnitus […]
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Balloon Sinuplasty vs. Traditional Sinus Surgery

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On July 13, 2016
Balloon Sinuplasty While they are both treatments for chronic sinusitis, balloon sinuplasty and traditional sinus surgery differ dramatically from one another in terms of the methodology, invasiveness, cost and recovery. Read on to learn the attributes of each. Balloon Sinuplasty vs. Traditional Sinus Surgery Traditional sinus surgery is performed in a hospital or surgical center under […]
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What is Vertigo?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On July 6, 2016
Vertigo Do you experience dizzy spells where you feel like you are spinning or the world around you is spinning? You may be suffering from vertigo. What is Vertigo? Vertigo sufferers often feel as if they are spinning, tilting, swaying or unbalanced. They may also experience nausea, jerking eye movements, headache, ringing in the ears […]
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Can Balloon Sinuplasty Help Relieve Sinusitis Pain?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On June 29, 2016
Relieve Sinusitis Pain Sinusitis sufferers are understandably eager to find effective, long-lasting relief from their uncomfortable condition. Balloon Sinuplasty may be able to provide that solution. Can Balloon Sinuplasty Help Relieve Sinusitis Pain? Balloon Sinuplasty, a breakthrough in endoscopic sinus surgery, is both safe and less invasive than traditional surgery and is proven effective with […]
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How Does Sleep Apnea Affect My Health?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On June 22, 2016
Sleep Apnea Many people who suffer from sleep apnea recognize it as a nuisance that disrupts their nightly slumber. From a broader perspective, however, sleep apnea can be a serious sleep disorder. Left untreated, it can result in a number of physical and emotional conditions that may have a negative impact on your life. What […]
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Can a Hearing Aid Prevent Memory Loss?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On June 15, 2016
Hearing Aid Your hearing aid can drastically improve the quality of your daily life, but did you know that it may also help ward off cognitive decline and dementia? This is a theory currently being considered after several studies have shown a link between hearing loss and brain health. These studies have evidenced that older […]
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5 Myths About Snoring and Sleep Apnea

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On June 8, 2016
Snoring and Sleep Apnea Wondering what is fact and what is fiction when it comes to snoring and sleep apnea? With increased focus on the subjects in recent year, there are also a number of untruths that seem to be circulating. We debunk 5 of the most commonly believed myths about snoring and sleep apnea. […]
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How Can BreatheNaked Help Me Breathe Clear?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On June 1, 2016
BreatheNaked | Breathe Clear In addition to being frustrating, difficulty breathing through your nose and mouth breathing can have serious health consequences. By limiting the amount of oxygen in your blood, mouth breathing increases your likelihood of having high blood pressure and heart complications. It also leads to poor sleep, which may reduce your cognitive […]
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Why We Love Breathing Techniques (And You Should, Too!)

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On May 11, 2016
Breathing Techniques While “take a deep breath” is the standard mantra for achieving calm, what’s the respiratory tagline while getting pumped? Turns out, it depends on the activity. How you breathe should be dictated by what exercise your doing. By adjusting your breathing, you can ultimately maximize the effectiveness of your workout. Prepare to learn […]
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What Happens During a Hearing Test?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On April 20, 2016
  Hearing Test Wondering what to expect when you sit down for your next auditory exam? Get prepped and come prepared thanks to our hearing test overview. The goal of a hearing test is to help determine what kind of hearing loss a person has by measuring their ability to hear sounds that reach the […]
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What Causes Tinnitus?

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On March 16, 2016
  Tinnitus Jupiter Florida ENT Specialist Dr. Agrama wants you to know that while ringing in the New Year is an opportunity for celebration, ringing in your ears is a cause for both annoyance and concern. If you experience phantom noises in your ears (anything from ringing to buzzing, clicking, roaring or hissing), you are likely suffering […]
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Hearing Loss in Baby Boomers

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On March 9, 2016
Hearing Loss While Baby Boomers (those born between 1945 and 1964) as a group are heralded for their amazing achievements, one thing they cannot conquer is the impact of aging when it comes to their hearing. According to a study from The EAR Foundation and Clarity, half of the nearly 76 million boomers in the […]
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FAQ: Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL)

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On March 2, 2016
  Noise Induced Hearing Loss The world is often a noisy place. The question is–how much of that noise is impacting our ability to hear? Sounds that are too loud, whether brief or long lasting in duration, can damage sensitive structures in the inner ear and result in noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). The National Institute […]
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How to Choose the Right Hearing Aid

  • Posted by Palm Beach Sleep and Sinus
  • On February 24, 2016
  Choose the Right Hearing Aid Jupiter, FL Audiologist  and Hearing Specialist Dr. Marissa Land knows that while hearing aids were once more of a “one size fits all” proposition, current products are not your Grandfather’s hearing aid. Advancements in both functionality and styling have resulted in a wide array of options. While that means there […]
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