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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. […]

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How Can I Make My Hearing Aids More Comfortable?

Few people like the idea of losing their hearing. That’s why most people put a lot of effort into making sure their ears are as protected as possible. That normally revolves around avoiding loud noises for prolonged periods. There could come a point where you start experiencing hearing loss, however. That isn’t something you’ll see […]

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Hearing Loss on The Rise for All Demographics

Nobody tends to think about hearing loss until they notice issues developing. That doesn’t mean waiting until then to protect yourself against it. If you think that you’ll need to wait until later in life to do this, you’d be wrong. Increasing studies have shown that more and more people are developing hearing problems. These […]

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A Complete Guide to Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Noise-induced hearing loss is a condition that develops when you get exposed to loud noise over an extended period. It can be caused by one event, such as an explosion or gunshot, but most often, it occurs gradually due to prolonged exposure.  The good news is that there are steps you can take to prevent […]

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Why Should I Choose An Audiologist?

This blog post will help you decide whether or not an audiologist is right for you. However, to understand the benefits of seeing one, you need to first go over what an audiologist does and why it may be necessary. Who is an audiologist An audiologist is a medical professional who specializes in the diagnosis […]