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Home Safety Tips For People With Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is a common condition, and people of all ages can experience hearing loss. If you or someone that you love has hearing loss, it’s vital that you can take the right steps to ensure it doesn’t prevent you from staying safe at home. Fortunately, this will not be difficult, as this guide contains […]

We Listen, So Others May Hear

When it comes to our loved ones, we always want the best care for them. We take them to the best doctors we can find because we want to know that they’re being treated properly. It seems when it comes to hearing however, there’s a stigma that hearing health care isn’t necessarily as important, and […]

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What To Know Before Buying Over-The-Counter Hearing Aids

There are many reasons why someone might not want to get a hearing aid. Maybe they’re self-conscious about how they look in one, or the cost of hearing aids is a concern. So, they opt for an over-the-counter (OTC) device that can improve their hearing and quality of life, without the need for a medical […]

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Hearing Aids vs Cochlear Implants

When it comes to hearing aids and cochlear implants, there are a lot of similarities. Both can help you hear better and make sounds clearer by amplifying them. But that’s pretty much where the similarities end. Hearing Aids Hearing aids are designed to be worn in or around the ear and they’re powered by batteries […]

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3 High-Tech Features of Modern Hearing Aids

If you are one of the estimated 48-million Americans who are affected by some form of hearing loss, then you know that finding a quality pair of hearing aids can be life changing. Not only do they allow you to hear better, but they can also make participating in everyday activities much easier. In recent […]

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Can An Ear Infection Cause Adult Hearing Loss?

Common causes of hearing loss include aging, exposure to loud noises and poor lifestyle choices. However, many patients wonder whether ear infections are a cause, too. After all, because they cause pressure in the middle ear, they could conceivably cause damage to it.  The Causes of Ear Infections To better understand how ear infections could […]

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At What Level is Hearing Loss Considered a Disability?

Hearing loss runs along a spectrum from mild to profound. People with mild hearing loss may struggle to hear birdsong outside or people whispering across a quiet room while those with profound hearing loss might not be able to hear anything at all. Audiologists use these categories to characterize different levels of hearing loss. However, they […]

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Signs You are Wearing an Ill-fitting Hearing Aid

When you require a hearing aid to be able to hear properly around you, you want to make sure that you have one that is fitted comfortably. It will be ineffective otherwise if you opt for one that does properly fit your ear. So, spending the time finding the correct one that is comfortable for […]

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How Noise Can Impact Your Sleep Cycle

A good night’s sleep is required for more than just feeling or looking a little better. Each stage of sleep is necessary for specific functions of the body and brain, such as restoring muscle mass. However, noises can keep you awake at night and prevent proper sleep, such as: Traffic and people outside Your household […]

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7 Habits That Are Damaging to Hearing Health

Ear health is vital for a healthy lifestyle. You risk becoming stressed by hearing loss, damaging the inner ear or getting tinnitus with poor ear care. Numerous things impact ear health, such as lifestyle and improper maintenance, but you can get help by the following: Regular checkups with an audiologist Treatments such as earwax removal […]