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4 Common Myths About Hearing Loss

Did you know that hearing loss is the third most common health condition in the United States? It’s true! In fact, nearly 48 million Americans have some form of hearing loss. This number is only going to continue to grow as our population ages. If you are one of the millions of people diagnosed with […]

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6 Facts and Findings You Need to Know About Tinnitus

Tinnitus is one of the most common hearing conditions around; according to the U.S Centers for Disease Control, over 50 million Americans experience the condition. While the vast majority of people affected by tinnitus are over fifty and also have hearing loss, this isn’t always the case.  Tinnitus is also common in younger people because […]

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Whistling Hearing Aids: Causes and Solutions

You’ve been prescribed hearing aids by your audiologist to improve the quality of sounds that you hear, and to make life easier and more comfortable. But now, just as you’ve started to adjust to your hearing aids, you’ve noticed a strange whistling noise coming from them, and it is driving you crazy.  The good news […]

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How Hearing Impacts Balance

It can be hard to imagine that there may be a link between hearing loss and balance, but the fact is that these two things share a link. The reality is that hearing-related issues – and ear health problems for that matter – can impact far more than just your hearing. Believe it or not, […]

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Anxiety, Depression, and Hearing Loss

Often times various health conditions – whether physical or mental – go hand in hand, requiring dual treatment, or at least a plan with consideration of one another. One of the health conditions commonly seen is anxiety, depression and hearing loss. These three can all affect and impact one another in various ways, with ignoring […]

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How to Properly Maintain Your Hearing Aid at Home

If you have hearing loss, chances are you will be recommended a hearing aid after a thorough series of tests. This is actually a very effective solution, and there is a reason that so many people see an improvement in quality of life with these devices. But in order to get the most out of […]

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The Problems with Too Much Earwax

Earwax is something that you need in order for your ears to be healthy and having some earwax in the ears is actually a very good sign. But if you are concerned about how much earwax you are producing, then it’s possible that it is a little too much and that it might need looking […]

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Why Your Mood Can be Improved by Having Your Hearing Checked

Hearing loss is a fairly common issue in the US, with research indicating that one in eight people aged at least 12 years has hearing loss in both ears. If you experience hearing loss, you can readily rely on hearing aids and other assistive listening devices prescribed by a trusted audiologist to enhance your hearing. […]

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Stigma Around Using Hearing Aids Waning

It’s not uncommon to find a stigma around wearing hearing aids, and it can be difficult for people who are struggling with their hearing to get the help they need. This is unfortunate because there are many reasons why people might choose to wear or not wear hearing aids, and there’s no one-size-fits-all answer when […]

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Signs You Should Get a Hearing Test

Hearing loss affects people of all ages. It is the third most common yet treatable ailment among the elderly after arthritis and hypertension, but it is also a major worry among young adults. The truth is, you may be missing out on more than you think because of your hearing loss. It can be quite […]