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5 Tips for Better Hearing While Traveling

If you’re traveling overseas, you can expect to encounter exotic locations and people; you can also expect to encounter a new soundscape. There will be lots of unknowns on the journey, so it’s a good idea to prepare for every eventuality. Read on for more information about how to look after hearing devices as your […]

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Hearing Aids vs Cochlear Implants

Hearing loss can affect people at any stage of life. Some people are affected by age-related hearing loss, others by noise-induced hearing loss and others still are affected by congenital hearing loss from birth. There are two devices to treat the condition hearing aids and cochlear implants.  Cochlear implants and hearing aids are very different. […]

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What To Know before Buying Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids have made headlines recently because of the new FDA ruling on them and their designed usage. Selecting a hearing aid is an important step in your journey to better hearing, so it’s critical you find the best device for you. When considering OTC hearing aids, it’s crucial to understand their capabilities, […]

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How to Recognize the First Signs of Tinnitus

Knowing how to spot the signs of tinnitus is the first step toward getting help. People can have many different kinds of tinnitus, which can vary in how bad they are. When you have tinnitus, many things happen. Depending on how much of an effect it has on your day-to-day life, you may only become […]

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The Dangers of Ear Candling

Ear candles are hollow fabric cones wrapped with beeswax, paraffin wax or soy wax. The majority of ear candles are roughly a foot long. The candle’s pointed end is inserted into your ear. The somewhat broader end is lit. The warmth provided by the flame, according to proponents of this therapy, generates suction. Earwax and […]

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6 Ways to Get Used to Hearing Aids

If you’ve never used hearing aids before, it might take some time for you to become acclimated to them. With all the new noises and sensations that your brain has forgotten in previous years, you’re also learning how they function. You should not hesitate to contact your audiologist between sessions if you have any questions […]

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How to Know Whether Your Child Has a Hearing Problem

Around one in every ten children in the United States has a hearing problem. There are many different causes of hearing loss in children. It can be present at birth, or it can develop later in life as a result of an illness or injury. Hearing loss can also run in families. If you think […]

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What Level of Hearing Loss Requires the Use of a Hearing Aid?

There are several different types, shapes and sizes of hearing aids on the market, each with its own set of features. Some people might find one type of hearing aid more comfortable or effective than another. Therefore, it is essential to work with an audiologist to find the best type of hearing aid for your […]

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Feeling Anxious? Hearing Loss Might be The Culprit

Anxiety is a condition that commonly occurs from feeling insecure in your environment; a situation where you have limited control when occupying it. It may encompass a range of emotions, such as feeling unsure, confused, upset or worried about your presence wherever you are at the time. Anxiety, sometimes, is a healthy emotion to feel. […]