Hearing Health Blog

Tinnitus is sometimes called ringing in the ears. The word comes from the Latin verb tinnire, which means to tinkle or ring. Tinnitus isn’t always a ringing sound. Some people describe the noise as: Whirring Chirping Buzzing Hissing Whistling and of course Ringing. With tinnitus, you perceive a noise that isn’t in the external environment. Tinnitus is a symptom that

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Are you concerned about the possibility of hearing loss? If you are reading this article, the answer is probably, “yes.” It doesn’t matter if it is your own hearing loss or the hearing loss of a family member or loved one that concerns you. If you think there is a possibility of hearing loss, the first step is to have

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It can take a little while to get to know your new hearing aids. Many modern devices come with a variety of setting and functions, so try not to get frustrated if you can’t figure it all out right away. If your hearing aid is not working as you expect it to, or something goes wrong, read the five common

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Visiting an audiologist for the first few times can be overwhelming if you don’t know what to expect. Once you’ve made it through the initial consultation, hearing tests and have selected your device, it will be time to schedule your hearing aid fitting. This will be quite a lengthy appointment compared to some of the others you have had so

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Do you think you could be experiencing hearing loss? There are a number of symptoms and signs when it comes to hearing loss, but it can be difficult to identify them all yourself. We’ve got the most common six signs you need to get your hearing tested ! 1. Asking people to repeat themselves If you find that you need

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When it comes to your hearing health, you want to make sure you visit the right professional to take care of your needs. An audiologist is a medical provider who not only provides comprehensive hearing evaluations, but also diagnoses and treats hearing loss, in addition to other conditions of the ear. If you’re ready to take the plunge and get

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Just like there are basic tenets of dental hygiene (brush teeth twice daily), physical health (exercise between 30-60 minutes a day) and emotional wellbeing (meditate or journal daily), so too are there basic rules of ear health . To maintain healthy ears for your lifetime, there are basic steps to take in order to protect your ears. Ears require protection

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Noise-induced hearing loss is a serious condition that affects millions of people around the globe. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are over 10 million people who suffer from noise-induced hearing damage. Out of the thousands of people who develop hearing loss, 23,000 occupational hearing impairment cases were reported in 2007 alone.

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You have found an audiologist near you. You have booked the appointment and you are now waiting to go to the appointment. Questions are constantly running through your head. You are wondering what to expect and what will happen during your appointment. You are probably contemplating what questions you should ask and what questions can be saved for later or

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Whether you love winter or just tolerate it, cold weather is on the way. Did you know changes in temperature can have an impact on your hearing aids ? However with a little bit of prep work and awareness, you can ensure that a walk in a winter wonderland won’t expose your units to long-term damage. Here’s what you should

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