Hearing Health Blog
Choosing the right hearing aids is not quite like choosing eyeglass frames. Picking out a new pair of eyeglasses is a personal choice based upon appearance. With hearing aids, the type you choose not only applies to appearance, but also to how well those specific devices work to improve your hearing. When you think about today’s hearing aids, consider that
Once you’ve decided you need to see an audiologist , how do you pick one? There are several resources you can rely upon to pick an audiologist. You can look at their website; ask your doctor, neighbor or friends for a recommendation, read online reviews or search professional associations. Here are a few resources to help you pick an audiologist.
Despite the fact that the ears are a self-cleaning part of the body, many people still prefer to clean their ears . There are a number of reasons why this is the case. Here is a closer look at some of the motivation that people have to clean their ears. 1. The removal of wax Earwax is healthy and natural.
Tinnitus , known for the ringing or buzzing present in your ear, is actually not a condition but rather a symptom of another underlying cause in the ear and/or body. Tinnitus can be very annoying and debilitating for those that experience it. But what is tinnitus really? How does one get it? And how does one treat it? Tinnitus is,
Have you noticed your hearing aids aren’t functioning as well as they used to? Have you also noticed your ear canals are excessively waxy? Earwax buildup is a common issue, especially among hearing aid wearers. While earwax is a naturally occurring substance, too much of it can cause both health issues and malfunctioning issues with your hearing aids. Issues caused
When it comes to seeking the help of an audiologist it sometimes can be hard to know what you should ask or why you are really going to see them. There are so many questions running through your head it can be difficult to know which questions you should ask right away and which questions you can wait to ask
The test results are in and it looks like you could benefit from hearing aids. It’s a big decision, but one that can significantly improve your quality of life. Do you really need a hearing aid fitting or can you go out and purchase a hearing aid without one? Here are three common questions about hearing aid fittings. Q: Why
Cleaning the ear out might seem like an easy task. Just stick a cotton swab in, wiggle around and voila, you’re done, right? Actually, inserting sharp objects like cotton swabs can cause more damage to the ear and make impaction of earwax worse, causing more hearing loss than before. Ears are easy to clean, but it does take some practice
An audiologist is a hearing healthcare professional educated to degree level or above in hearing health. They have an in-depth knowledge of the ear and its workings, which includes hearing, balance and general health issues that impact hearing. Think of this like visiting a dentist when you have toothache – their specialist knowledge outranks most physicians, plus they have special
Think you know how to clean your ears ? Maybe you do. Most people think they know the right way from the wrong way to maintain proper ear hygiene, but how do you know? Many people have been doing it wrong all of their lives and don’t even know it. Don’t panic; proper ear cleaning is quite simple. Here’s the