Explaining Cybersickness

By | February 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Yes, cybersickness… or visually induced motion sickness – is real. Think of it as two worlds colliding into a small space. Or a mismatched battle of our senses. This type of motion sickness involves moving digital content. It happens as our bodies create what it feels is a perfectly natural response… within an unnatural environment.  [...]

Winner’s Choice: SuperBowl party tips

By | February 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Game On! The SuperBowl is a fun time to get together with family and friends. Here are 5 healthy gameplan tips that you can champion on SuperBowl Sunday. These are resourceful for any fun and festive get-together. Whether you’re hosting a party… enjoying the game (and commercials!) as a guest, or lucky enough to travel [...]

The ‘Eyes’ Have It with Brooke Pearce Au.D.

By | January 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The ‘eyes’ have it. When I ask my patients how much they think their eyes affect healthy balance, they sometimes look perplexed. The truth is… your eyes play a vital role. I wholeheartedly believe “the eyes are the windows to the ears”.  And as part of National Eye Care month, I want to take the [...]

The value of hearing

By | January 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Have we, unwillingly, become a society of ‘hearing hypocrites’? Do we really value our hearing as much as we say we do? According to a recently completed national survey of more than 1,000 people across the U.S.,  respondents place hearing among the highest of the senses they value.  But most do not take steps to [...]

Keeping the Holidays in balance withHoward Mango Au.D., Ph.D.

By | December 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Let’s face it… the holiday season is a busy time for everyone. There are family visits, gift shopping and crowds to navigate, plus special occasions that often mean extra cooking (and cleaning!)  Those with dizziness and balance concerns may notice symptoms increase during this time. Isn’t our goal to keep the holiday hustle-bustle from taking [...]

Digging into dizziness with Brooke Pearce Au.D.

By | December 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Yes, I love my job. That’s right. I said it. I love my job. For many reasons, of course, but perhaps there’s one that pulls me in.  I can bring balance back to the imbalanced. I love dizzy patients.  It’s challenging, because dizziness is a symptom of so many things – it seems almost everything!  [...]

Why a blog…and why now?

By | November 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dear Friends & Patients, Welcome to our Newport-Mesa Audiology Balance & Ear Institute blog! So why a blog…and why now? First, I believe it’s an exciting time for our Institute. Our doctors of audiology are uniquely qualified specialists, expertly trained to diagnose, manage and treat both hearing and balance problems. We continually search for feedback [...]

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