Weather Related Hearing Disorders

Some patients report that when the weather changes so does their hearing, vertigo or related symptoms, particularly those with diagnosed Meniere’s Disease.  If you see patients this is a relatively common complaint.   Could this be possible?  Was it a coincidence?  Could it be that it be the high pressure or low pressure in weather systems trigger some…

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Z Decibel…..

Audiologists in any part of the world know and usually understand the decibel, as it is an integral component of an education in Audiology.  Some learned this complex concept from basic Audiology textbooks, classroom instruction or, possibly, Chuck Berlin’s  classic “programmed learning” booklet from the 1970s.   The Bel, named for Alexander Graham Bell is too large a measure to be…

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