Life Balance


About a third of Americans over 65 fall each year, resulting in nearly 20,000 deaths and more than 2 million emergency room visits, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 Dustin McFarland, Neuro Diagnostic Technologist for Lake ENT explains how they can help patients with balance issues and dizzy disorders.

Inherited Hearing Loss


Recently, using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Study, investigators found a greater prevalence of hearing impairment among adults with diabetes than without. The Audiology specialists at Lake ENT explain the importance of having regular hearing tests, especially if diabetes or hearing loss runs in your family.

Infection and Hearing Loss

Certain infections can cause hearing loss at any age and one of the most common culprits is bacterial meningitis. Paige Holt, Doctor of Audiology at Lake Ear, Nose & Throat explains that infection isn’t the only cause of hearing loss. <<Back to Video Archive 

Hearing Loss in Kids


Obesity in adolescents is associated with a range of cardiovascular and other health risks. Now a new study adds one more: hearing loss. The Audiology specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, and Throat explain how hearing loss in youth often presents…

Hearing Loss and Men


While hearing loss is not necessarily the first health issue men think of, the stats clearly show that hearing loss is, indeed, a health issue for many men. Paige Holt, Doctor of Audiology at LAKE ENT explains why men are more susceptible to hearing loss.

Hearing Loss and ADD


Often with similar symptoms, there have been recent links connecting ADD, ADHD and Hearing Loss in Children. Michigan State University reports that there are an estimated 8 million children in North America who have some degree of hearing loss. They say that on any given day, every elementary school teacher can expect to have one-fourth to one-third of his or her students without normal hearing. We spoke with specialists at Lake Ear Nose and Throat about testing and the dangers of hearing loss in school aged children.

Hearing Loss & Brain Functions


Hearing loss is one of the most common conditions affecting older adults. One in three people older than 60 and half of those older than 85 have some degree of hearing loss. The specialists that make up the audiology team at Lake ENT explain their theories and the importance of hearing tests as we age.

Hearing Aid Technology


If you spent the holidays straining to hear the conversations your loved ones were having, but feel self conscious about a hearing aid, you might be interested in what the professionals have to say. Paige Holt, Doctor of Audiology at Lake ENT explains how with new hearing aid technology, no one needs to know you are wearing one.

Hearing Aid Protections


“Let the Buyer Beware!” In July, Paige Holt, Doctor of Audiology at Lake ENT provided a refresher on the laws that govern the sale of hearing aids in Florida.