Hearing Health Blog

A perforated eardrum, also called a ruptured eardrum, comes about when a hole or tear develops in the eardrum. The eardrum is the part in the ear that vibrates when it comes into contact with waves of sound. Eardrum injuries are often extremely painful and, in some instances, can lead to infections or hearing loss. Fortunately, most injuries of this

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  In the field of hearing health, the number of titles can get confusing. There aren’t just hearing doctors, there are audiologists , ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists and hearing instrument specialists (HIS). Some services offered by these professionals even overlap, increasing the confusion. For instance, both audiologists and hearing instrument specialists test hearing and dispense, fit and calibrate

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When it comes to your personal health, you go to your doctor. If you need specialized care for muscles, you might see a physical therapist. If your vision needs attention, you visit an ophthalmologist. And if you’re in need of hearing aids, like 48 million Americans are, you visit an audiologist , right? While you can visit an audiologist for

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The term tinnitus is used to describe the condition where the ears perceive sounds that are not present. Many people refer to this as “ringing in the ears,” but that is not an accurate description. Tinnitus can be described as ringing, buzzing or a whistling noise. It doesn’t matter what you call it; it can range from a temporary annoyance

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Hearing aids  give you the opportunity to hear when you no longer can. Surprisingly, hearing loss can be experienced by anyone due to a disease, age, an injury, or even because of certain medications. So many people wear hearing aids and yet most people do not know how they work. Hearing aid technology has come an incredibly long way from

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Do you love the great outdoors?  Enjoying a hike through breath-taking scenery is one of life’s joys. As well as the chance to get away from it all, breath fresh air, and stretch your legs, what adds to the whole experience is the sound of nature. Which can leave the person suffering from hearing loss with something of a dilemma.

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Summer brings warmer temperatures, more outside activities and higher relative humidity levels. This may spell fun for you but trouble for your hearing aids. Hearing aids are electronic devices and electronic devices are damaged by moisture. Because moisture is undesired when it comes to electronic devices, it’s important to understand hearing aids and humidity. Temperature and hearing aids The dew

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Losing your ability to hear can be a scary and stressful experience, especially when you do not know how severe the damage is until it is impossible to ignore. Many people may go years with hearing problems without seeking help from medical professionals. Part of this may be because they are in denial of a problem. However, many individuals also

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The anatomy of the ear may be complex, but not all that complicated when you look at it in simple terms. Only a couple of anatomical parts assist in hearing . Nevertheless, if something goes awry with one of these parts, hearing can be impacted. The three parts of the ear Basically, the ear is comprised of three parts –

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Hearing aids work the best when they are properly adjusted and fitted. To get your hearing instruments working right, you’ll go to a hearing aid fitting appointment. This appointment lasts between one and two hours. During the appointment, your hearing provider will verify the hearing aids are providing the correct amount of amplification to your ears. Your hearing specialist will

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