Hearing Health Blog

When you’re experiencing issues with your hearing, you may find there’s a lot of information that you need to take in. And it can be quite worrisome, because everything is all new. However, when you’re looking at hearing aids , and you’re interested in seeing an audiologist, there may be different concerns and questions that you have in mind. Although

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If you’ve experienced a ringing in your ears, you’re not alone. According to the US Centers for Disease Control, around 20 million people in America suffer from some form of chronic burdensome tinnitus . There are two kinds of tinnitus: endogenous and exogenous. Endogenous tinnitus is a hallucination of the auditory cortex where the brain creates phantom sounds and the

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With every year that comes, there are new trends that go with it. This is the case across all industries, and audiology is certainly no different. In this blog post, we are going to take a look at the different advances in hearing aids and hearing aid technology. Multifunctional communication devices There is no denying that hearing aids are changing

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What do Eric Clapton, Pete Townshend of The Who, and Ludwig van Beethoven have in common? Not only are they all world-class musicians, they have all experienced profound hearing loss. While with Beethoven, the cause was unknown, most likely due to an illness. But with Clapton and Townshend, the exposure to loud music is the primary cause. If you work

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Tinnitus is known to affect approximately 50 million Americans . Out of that number, roughly 20 million have chronic tinnitus, while two million have tinnitus that can be extremely debilitating. As a condition, there are numerous underlying causes and various symptoms, but there are also many treatment options. What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a problem where a sound is heard

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If you suspect you may be experiencing a problem with your auditory health, whether a loss of hearing or tinnitus , you want to find the right professional to diagnose and treat your condition. An audiologist is a hearing health professional that extensively studies ear anatomy and all conditions associated with it. This also means they are the most knowledgeable

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Every year, millions of people suffer some form of hearing loss. Hearing loss can leave you feeling confused and vulnerable , wondering what your options are and how best to proceed. Before investigating any forms of treatment or assistive hearing devices, it’s best to go to an audiologist for a professional hearing test . These tests are non-invasive and can

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For many years, hearing aid technology was stuck in the doldrums. But thanks to the inexorable rise technology in the general electronics sector, some of those advances are finally trickling down into the assistive hearing device market, providing those with hearing loss with greater functionality than ever before. There’s been nothing short of a revolution in hearing aid capability over

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You might think that cleaning your ears is a straightforward task. You grab a cotton bud and start swabbing. But washing your ears isn't always as beneficial as you imagine. In fact, it could be downright harmful. Here’s what, and what not, to do when cleaning your ears. Use softening solutions and oils When earwax becomes impacted, it can be

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Your audiologist is licensed to diagnose and treat all kinds of hearing and balance issues. If you have any ear health concerns, they should be your first port of contact. This includes any issues you might have with earwax blockages, also known as impactions. Here, we’re going to look at signs you might need to see your audiologist for an

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