Month: June 2017

What is Swimmer’s Ear?

Swimmer’s ear is another term for otitis externa. This is a painful condition of the external ear canal. When you swim frequently, ear wax is washed away, leaving the ear dry and unprotected and...Read More

Ears May Have a Special Pain Pathway

Northwestern University (NU) scientists have discovered that ears have a special pain pathway that serves as a warning system, sending signals to the brain to help protect us from damaging noise. Acco...Read More