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If you suffer from hearing loss , you’re not alone. Current studies rank the loss of hearing as one of the more common ailments today. In fact, most people who are currently suffering from hearing loss are unaware of the variety of treatments available to them. Treatments for hearing loss don’t just include hearing aids. There are many options out

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Earwax is a normal substance produced by the body and actually protects our inner ear from bacteria, dirt and bugs. Despite being beneficial for our auditory system, if an excessive amount of earwax is made it can lead to temporary hearing loss. During a checkup with your hearing care provider, they will examine your ears to determine if you have

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Finding any healthcare professional can be like navigating a dark alley, late at night. You want a competent, trained professional with you on the journey, but you don’t want to get ripped off. How can you pick the best audiologist for you? You can Google search audiologists in your area, but then what? One search in a populated area can

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When it comes to cleaning your ears , there’s a right way and wrong way. A quick Google search shows the dangers of ear candling and cotton swabs and offers website after website of how-to tutorials for proper ear cleaning. This list aggregates all the Google search results (okay, not all of them), providing individuals with a simple list of

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Your ears are made up of three parts – the outer ear, the middle ear and the inner ear. Health problems can sometimes affect the ear, leading to pain or even hearing loss . Here are five common hearing health issues that occur in adults and children. Allergies and hearing health Itchy, swollen eyes and a stuffy nose aren’t the

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Do you remember the last time you had a hearing test ? If not, it may be time! Hearing loss progresses gradually so it’s important to have a baseline exam in adulthood. Infants, toddlers and children also need hearing tests to diagnose problems early. Here is what to expect at a hearing test. Hearing tests for children Hearing tests help

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Did you know you’re not supposed to use cotton swabs to clean your ears ? Cotton swabs were developed by a man in the 1920s to help his wife clean their child’s ear after bath time. He developed the cotton swab by placing a piece of cotton on the end of a toothpick. These were then utilized for ear cleaning

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Hearing loss can be tricky to detect in babies and young children, as they are not as able to communicate the fact that they are having difficulties, as an adult would be. There a number of signs that your child may be suffering with hearing loss: Mispronunciation of words (in children of speaking age) Poor concentration or attention span Poor

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It sounds like an old wives’ tale, but ear candling is an often-used method for removing stubborn earwax. Earwax is a completely normal bodily substance with helpful properties; however earwax can build up over time, causing temporary hearing loss. What is ear candling? Ear candling is an ancient practice said to remove earwax from the ears. Ear candling is performed

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The loss of hearing can create a profound and negative change in a person’s life. Everyday rituals such as conversing with family and friends, watching television, attending public events and many more become a source of embarrassment and frustration. The sad part about all of this is that regular hearing exams can greatly improve a person’s outlook and future, regardless

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