Hearing Health Blog

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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You know what to expect at an eye exam, a physical and a handful of other medical tests. But are you familiar with what happens at a hearing test? How does it differ in children and adults? A hearing test involves several distinct examinations of your ears and hearing. Hearing testing in adults If your last hearing test was decades

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Assistive listening devices (ALDs) can also be called “assistive technology.” ALDs are any sort of instrument that aids someone who is losing his or her hearing. ALDs can also help those who have a speech disorder or who otherwise have trouble communicating. An assistive listening device works by helping the user understand words being said or hear the spoken words

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Tinnitus is classified as a ringing or buzzing that occurs in the ear. For some this sound is constant while for others it is intermittent. For some the sound is very loud while for others it is quiet and can only be heard when it is silent. For some the sound is very high pitched and for others it is

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Children are normally dependent on their parents or guardians for making the right health choices for them. Whether it is food, lifestyle, exercise or healthcare, it’s the adults that help out the children in maintaining excellent health. This puts enormous responsibility on the adults to do thorough research and make smart decisions for their beloved young ones. A very important

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Are cotton swabs your guilty pleasure? If you love to covertly mine your ear for wax using a cotton tip, then think again. You could be ramming the wax deeper into the ear canal, which has the potential to dampen your hearing or even cause tinnitus. But don’t despair; you don’t have to give up ear cleaning altogether. Get a

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