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Taking Your Child to the Audiologist

Being able to hear is critical for children. They need to detect the sounds in the surrounding environment to develop adequate speech and language skills. If they don’t, then it could affect their education and future careers.  Hearing issues in children are more common than many parents realize. Around 1.9% of children have trouble hearing […]

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5 Myths About Tinnitus

Tinnitus is an incredibly common hearing condition characterized by a ringing or buzzing sound in the ears. It is estimated that around 15-20% of people will experience tinnitus at some point in their lives. If you notice any buzzing or ringing in the ears, you should speak to an audiologist right away and get checked.  […]

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3 Ways To Support Your Hearing Health

One in eight people in the United States has hearing loss in both ears, based on standard hearing examinations. In addition, technological advances and societal activities have exposed many people to higher thresholds of occupational or recreational noise that can cause hearing loss. These outrageous numbers consequently reflect the importance of hearing health and the […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Hearing Loss

Here is a brief guide on the link between hearing loss and rheumatoid arthritis. The Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Hearing Loss Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory autoimmune rheumatic disease. Essentially, it causes inflammation of the joints. Although your ears don’t bend in the same way as other parts of your body, they do have […]

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Hearing Aid Features to Consider

Choosing hearing aids is something that can be a little tricky, as there are so many different elements of hearing aids to consider. You need to think about the kind of device that you want to use, as well as the features that the device can offer you. If you have never had hearing aids […]

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What Are Some Comfortable Earplugs For Musicians?

Many musicians – most, in fact, will develop music-induced hearing loss to some degree due to their significant levels of exposure to high levels of sound. It is not something limited specifically to the musicians themselves, but all professionals in the industry from recording engineers, DJ’s, audio engineers and so on. They too are at […]

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The Link Between Hypertension & Hearing Loss

Experiencing any level of hearing loss during your life can be an extremely frustrating and isolating experience. Not being able to hear the world around us as we have taken for granted can have untold effects on all areas of your life. Many people tend not to give a second thought to our ears and, […]

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4 Tips for Selecting A Hearing Aid

When it comes to your auditory health, you don’t want to cut corners. It is important to do your research and find an audiologist that you can trust. The right audiologist can help you choose the right hearing aid for your situation and give you all the guidance you need to live your best life. […]

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Who is at Risk for Developing Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is an exceedingly common health complaint that is reported in people of all ages, from older adults to young children and teenagers.  At one point or another, 30% of people will experience tinnitus, while around 13% of people live with tinnitus on a constant or reoccurring basis; this equates to around one in every […]

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How Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

Hearing loss can have a huge impact on your life in a wide range of ways, but you are not alone when it comes to dealing with hearing loss. It’s important to remember that around 20% of people have hearing loss to some level and it’s an extremely common health condition. There are plenty of […]