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5 Injuries That Can Cause Hearing Loss

If you or someone you love is experiencing hearing loss then you may be wondering the reasons why this came to be. Avoid making assumptions that it’s because of old age and look at a possible event that might have unfolded. For instance, it could be that an injury occurred and caused the hearing loss. […]

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Protect Your Hearing Aids from Heat and Humidity

If you have hearing aids then you want them to work optimally and get the most out of them. You may be new to wearing them and are wondering how to ensure they work most effectively. The good news is that there are steps you can take to keep them functioning well. One important aspect […]

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What are the Most Common Hearing Aid Repairs?

Hearing aids can make all the difference to your day-to-day life when you have hearing loss. Once you have your aid and its fitted and working, you’ll experience a world of benefits. But, as with anything that undergoes regular use, your hearing aids may be subject to wear, tear and some faults or damage over […]

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How to Know Whether Your Child Has a Hearing Problem

Experiences of hearing loss can impact your life in many ways. You may find that you need to invest in specialist equipment to help you communicate with others and hear what is going on around you. You may have to adapt certain elements of your lifestyle to accommodate the hearing loss. It is relatively easy […]

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How Noise Can Impact Your Sleep Cycle

Everybody wants a good night’s sleep. Hitting eight hours each night can leave you well rested, energized and ready for the day ahead. But there are so many factors that can impact not only how long you sleep, but the quality of sleep you’re getting too. One factor that many of us struggle with is […]

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Are Headphones And Earbuds Bad For Your Health?

There are likely many days when you want to use your headphones or earbuds and listen to music or to drown out the noise around you. However, have you ever considered if headphones or earbuds are bad for your health and a health risk overall? While they’re wonderful and useful, there may be reasons to […]

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Hearing Aids Reduce Signs of Aging

Hearing loss has long been associated with the aging process. Understandably so as it is estimated one in three adults over 65 has age-related hearing loss. Age-related hearing loss is typically caused by changes in the inner ear, middle ear or along the nerve pathways to the brain. Other causes of age-related hearing loss can […]

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Untreated Hearing Loss Can Cause Mayhem with Your Health

Hearing loss is often viewed as an inconvenience or frustration for those who have it and for the loved ones of those with hearing loss. However, the consequences of hearing loss can be far greater than having to repeat yourself or getting irritated by the inability to hear. There is an established link between hearing […]

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Myths About Tinnitus

Millions of people across the country experience tinnitus – a condition characterized by a persistent ringing or humming in the ears. Tinnitus is often transient – that is, it only lasts a few minutes, hours or days. However, for some patients, it is chronic, meaning that it goes on indefinitely.  Tinnitus is a strange condition […]

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What Can You Do To Prevent Your Hearing Loss?

We tend to believe that hearing loss is something that inevitably happens as we get older. The aging process, we say, is the primary reason why we struggle to hear the sounds around us. But research paints a different picture. Yes, aging is a major contributing factor to hearing loss, but it is not the […]