Hearing Health Blog

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7 Habits That Are Damaging to Hearing Health

Hearing health is really important. No one wants to experience hearing loss if they can possibly avoid doing so, and yet many of us will regularly engage in various habits that are known to be damaging to hearing health! Of course, we don’t always know that we’re putting our hearing at risk, so we don’t […]

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Untreated Hearing Loss Can Cause Mayhem With Your Health

Experiencing hearing loss can change the way that you live your life, as you have to make adaptations to suit your condition and subsequent requirements. However, it can be tough to acknowledge your hearing loss and actively seek out treatment, and many people actually choose to ignore their hearing loss in the hopes that it […]

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When Is It Time To Update Your Hearing Aid?

If you experience hearing loss, hearing aids can be a very beneficial addition to your life. One minute you are feeling alienated and frustrated about your inability to keep up with a discussion, and the next your social life is thriving again. This is critical for the millions of people who are experiencing a decline […]

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Hearing Aids – a Cure For Tinnitus?

The exact cause of tinnitus, which is characterized by a continual ringing or buzzing in the ears, is frequently unknown. We do know, however, that if you suffer from hearing loss, your chances of acquiring tinnitus increase significantly. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, up to 90% of those who experience tinnitus also […]

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Symptoms and Causes of Tinnitus

Tinnitus is known as the perception of hearing ringing or buzzing in the ears. It’s not even a condition itself; rather it’s a symptom of an underlying condition. Those with tinnitus may hear a ringing, buzzing, humming or sometimes even a clicking noise. This sound doesn’t come from anywhere, and nobody else can hear it […]

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How An Audiologist Can Help You

An audiologist is a medical professional that helps with patients’ hearing health. These specialists can assist in cleaning earwax from the canal, repairing and adjusting hearing aids, and giving a series of hearing tests to check your hearing health. Hearing health tends to be something that many people neglect, but it’s just as important as […]

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What Is Wireless Connectivity In Hearing Aids?

As a reliable practice with years of experience in the industry, we have seen hearing aids grow and evolve. The difference between modern devices and the first hearing aids is astounding. New technology has made hearing aids smarter and more effective than they once were, and the introduction of wireless connectivity has really allowed them […]

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Hear in Pink: Supporting Breast Cancer Patients & Their Families

There is a little-known link between cancer and hearing. One possible side effect of some chemotherapy drugs is ototoxicity, or toxicity to one’s inner ear, which can cause hearing loss, ringing in the ears, or balance disorders. Chemotherapy drugs and radiation can be lifesaving, but patients may experience side effects months or even years later. […]

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How Hearing Better Helps You Live Longer

Millions of people experience hearing loss, but sadly many cases of hearing loss are left untreated. Research discovered that among adults ages 70 and older with hearing loss who could benefit from hearing aids, only 30% have ever used them. The percent was even less amongst adults under 69, (only 16%). Untreated hearing loss can […]

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Hearing Loss Affects People of All Ages

There is a misconception that hearing loss only occurs in the elderly. While most cases of hearing loss can be attributed to aging, hearing loss can happen to children and young adults as well. No matter what the age of the person dealing with hearing loss, it can be very traumatic. Your hearing is one […]