Preparing for Air Travel with a Hearing or Balance Disorder

Most people who have balance disorders such as Meniere’s disease or an ear disorder such as tinnitus will be able to travel by air without any problems. However, some aspects of flying can cause problems for some people.

Do You Have a Middle Ear Infection?

Middle ear infections are a very common problem, especially for your children. However, it can sometimes take some specialist tests to understand what is wrong or to decide on the best treatment approach for you.

What Can Cause Inner Ear Problems?

Balance disorders are often linked to inner ear problems, since this is where the tiny organs that are responsible for our sense of balance are located. Although balance disorders come in several different forms, they often cause similar symptoms and there are a few common causes that are responsible for most cases.

Watch Out For Hay Fever This Summer

Hay fever can strike at any time when plants are flowering, but it tends to be at its worst in June and July. Pollen allergies are responsible for lots of visits to the Harley Street ENT clinic for runny noses, allergies and sinus problems at this time of year.

Could the HPV Vaccine Prevent Head and Neck Cancers?

The HPV vaccine* is generally associated with cervical cancer as preventing this common condition is the main purpose of the vaccination. However, the same virus that can cause cells in the cervix to change can also affect other parts of the body. For example, it can be associated with certain types of head and neck … Read More

When Should You See an ENT Specialist?

You won’t always need to see an ENT consultant if you are having problems with your ears, nose or throat, but it can sometimes be necessary to seek specialist care. Knowing when to see a specialist is important as it will ensure that you get the help you need instead of enduring uncomfortable or painful … Read More

Should You Consider Sinus Surgery?

Sinus surgery can be the most effective option for tackling chronic sinus problems, but it is a significant procedure that should be considered carefully. If your sinus specialist in London thinks that you might be a good candidate for surgery, you should spend some time discussing the procedure with them before making a decision.

Is Hearing Loss Affecting Your Ability to Communicate?

Hearing loss could be having a big impact on the way you communicate with other people, even if you don’t think that it is very severe. If you have experienced gradual hearing loss or it only affects certain parts of your hearing, you might not realise how much it is impairing your ability to interact … Read More