Hearing Health Blog

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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Picking the right medical professional, of any kind, for you is sometimes a very hard task to undertake. You must and need to make sure that they are there for you and understand your wants and needs. You need to make sure they are open and available to you. Here are a few tips to think about when trying to

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No matter how severe your hearing loss is, there’s a hearing aid built to cater to your hearing needs according to your lifestyle. These hearing aids vary from economical and run of the mill models (that simply accentuate the sound), to higher end models with features such as a wireless technology. However, before you decide on a hearing aid, you’ll

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The hearing aid fitting — an appointment made after the type and degree of hearing loss has been diagnosed and you’ve ordered your hearing aids — is an exciting appointment. This will be your first opportunity to try on your hearing aids to see (or hear!) and understand how they work. The fitting process During a hearing aid fitting your

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After a successive hearing exam and hearing aid fitting , you might think your done visiting the audiologist’s office. Actually, they’ll want to see you again within a week or two of your initial fitting – this time, to make sure your hearing aids are functioning well and meeting your needs. Even if you’re satisfied with the fitting and training

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Following your initial appointment and the results of your hearing test, it was determined that you would benefit from hearing aids. After you and your audiologist discussed the various types of hearing aids available, you made a choice based upon design and budget. Your next appointment prepares you to wear hearing aids. Here is what to expect at a hearing

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Hearing loss is the third most common health issue in the United States. According to the CDC, nearly 36 million Americans have reported lost hearing.  As your hearing goes, you will likely have an appointment with an audiologist . You should take a list of questions with you as it will be important for you to have a clear definition

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Audiologists are highly professional medical practitioners that are responsible for your hearing health. If you feel that you are hard of hearing, you must undergo a hearing screening that is conducted at most hospitals and clinics. Once it is determined that you have hearing loss, you need to go for a more detailed hearing assessment to diagnose the root cause

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