Hearing Health Blog

Tinnitus is defined as a ringing in the ears that is believed to affect around 15-20% of people. This can be a very uncomfortable condition and can lead to balance problems and feelings of nausea, etc. If left untreated, tinnitus can cause issues with things like depression, anxiety and a lack of concentration, and this means taking action as soon

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Approximately 38 million Americans experience some degree of hearing loss. Of these, 28.8 million, aged 20-69, would benefit from wearing hearing aids, according to the National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Experiencing hearing loss is the result of the degradation of your inner ear health. When the damage is irreparable, your audiologist can recommend wearing hearing aids. The

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There are so many different reasons for hearing loss , but most often hearing loss is linked to the aging process. Hearing loss due to age is often passed on through genetics and tends to happen gradually over time. In fact, it occurs so gradually many people don’t even notice they have hearing loss.  The following are 10 common signs

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Many cases of hearing loss have an environmental origin. In other words, people begin to experience deteriorations in their hearing because of work and lifestyle choices, especially exposure to loud noises. In today’s world, we’re saturated with loud noises like at no other point in human history. The loudest noise that our ancestors would have heard was lightning, but today,

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Many of us look forward to Thanksgiving gatherings and for the chance to spend time with family and friends.  Most Thanksgiving dinners make for a noisy environment with many different conversations going on at the same time.   There is often sounds of plates being shuffled around, silverware clinging together, a kitchen fan humming in the background, and maybe some children

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You may have heard the term “audiologist” from time to time throughout your life. But what does an audiologist actually do? How can they help you?  And what makes them different from other healthcare professionals? Audiologists are people with expertise on matters related to hearing and the ears. All audiologists in the United States must hold a Masters in Audiology

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Do you have an upcoming hearing test? Take a look at some of these frequently asked questions. What is a hearing test? A hearing test is a battery of tests carried out by audiologists to determine the nature and extent of your hearing loss. Your audiologist may ask you to listen to sounds played through headphones and to indicate when

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