Hearing Health Blog

Sooner or later, all hearing aids will experience a problem. There are so many factors that prevent hearing aids from working continuously. These factors include: Earwax: While produced naturally, it is a problem for hearing aids (particularly the tubing) Moisture: Water is a hearing aid hazard, whether it is sweat or left over from a swim or shower Accidents: Dropping,

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The audiology profession is one that provides incredible help to countless people with hearing problems. However, despite the importance of this profession, many people do not understand key information about it. Here are some of the most important details about the audiology profession that can help you to gain a better understanding of this field of medicine.  Size There are

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Tinnitus is a hearing condition in which a person hears noises such as buzzing or ringing in their ear when there is no actual stimulus in the person’s environment that is causing that sound. The phantom noises associated with tinnitus can occur in one ear or both. Also, some people hear noises constantly, and others may only hear them periodically.

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Nowadays, it’s pretty easy to search for just about anything and find the answer right at your fingertips. The internet brings a wealth of information into our homes and offices every day. If you’re thinking about seeing an audiologist for a hearing check, the internet is a great place to start. Here are some tips on how to search the

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Perhaps at some point, you’ve wondered what exactly is an audiologist . Or maybe you’ve been dealing with hearing loss and someone recommended you visit an audiologist.   While most people believe that the only thing audiologists do is test hearing, they are actually highly trained experts that are experienced in diagnosing and treating a variety of problems. What can

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According to the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, one in eight people in the United States has hearing loss in both ears, based on standard hearing tests . In context: that’s 13 percent of the population, or roughly 30 million individuals. Hearing loss symptoms Hearing exams are powerful tools and methods used by audiologists and other hearing

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As more of the American population ages, hearing loss is becoming more prevalent, pushing more individuals to make contact with a hearing healthcare professional, such as an audiologist – often for the very first time. If you’re one of the 48 million Americans suffering from hearing loss and you’ve never seen an audiologist, it’s perfectly normal to find it daunting

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Perhaps it’s becoming more difficult to hear conversation in a restaurant or with family and friends. Or maybe your primary care provider has suggested you see an audiologist . If you think you may have hearing issues, it’s a good idea to have your hearing examined. What happens at a hearing test? There are several stages to the exam to

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If you have concerns that you or your loved one may be experiencing hearing loss, you should plan to get your hearing tested as soon as possible. Hearing impairment can have a negative impact on every aspect of a person’s work and social life if it is left untreated. Untreated hearing loss has been linked to social anxiety, depression and

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Just like eyeglasses or a new pair of shoes, the fit of your hearing aids is one of the most important aspects of the hearing aid process. A hearing aid fitting usually takes about an hour or so and when it’s finished, you will hear things differently! There isn’t too much involved in preparing for your fitting. Here are some

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