Hearing Health Blog

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5 Common Hearing Loss Myths

Hearing loss makes no distinctions. According to the Healthy Hearing Foundation, adults under the age of 65 accounts for around two-thirds of all hearing loss. Even more concerning, one in every five teenagers today has some hearing loss in one or both of their ears as a result of excessive music listening, sickness, drugs or […]

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Protect Your Hearing Aids from Heat and Humidity

If you wear hearing aids, there’s never been a more exciting time to be alive. New digital technology is making hearing easier than ever, but it also means that your hearing aid has more sensitive parts than ever that can break if you aren’t taking care of them. Don’t let a humid afternoon ruin your […]

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5 Foods for Better Hearing

Hearing loss can affect anybody and although it is usually associated with aging, numerous other factors can contribute to hearing loss. Sometimes, this is temporary with the likes of tinnitus or even a blocked ear canal caused by wax buildup. However, some hearing loss is permanent and can be caused by consistent exposure to loud […]

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Signs That You Are Wearing an Ill-fitting Hearing Aid

There are many reasons people experience hearing loss, with some examples relating to age or exposure to loud noises. While hearing loss can be frustrating and even confusing, it can be treatable with the right approach and equipment.  Hearing aids are one of the most popular means of overcoming hearing loss for people of all […]

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How Employees Can Protect Their Hearing at Work

Safety in the workplace is one of the most crucial parts of being a professional. But, when someone discusses workplace safety, they usually refer to trip hazards or occupational dangers that can vary depending on the nature of your work.  One hazard that is rarely considered is your hearing, yet this can affect everyone, no […]

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What’s a Safe Listening Volume?

Most people think that you only need to look after your hearing when you get older. That isn’t true. Your ears put up with a lot of noise from the day you’re born. Many of these will be safe, as the source should be relatively far away. When it comes to music and television, that […]

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Stigma Around Using Hearing Aids Waning

There has been a great amount of stigma concerning the wearing of hearing aids for many years. This has caused many to miss out on the benefits these devices bring. But are the results worthwhile? Most people, young and old, choose not to use hearing aids, leaving them to experience hearing impairments that could be […]

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A Complete Guide to Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Ear and hearing health plays an essential role in our overall health and our daily activities. Unfortunately, this aspect of our health is usually forgotten until issues arise. Statistical reports from the CDC show that about 40 million adults have noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). The World Health Organization (WHO) recorded that over one billion young […]

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How Can Protecting Your Hearing Help Tinnitus?

Tinnitus occurs when people hear sounds without an external source. People who experience the situation often describe these sounds like humming, roaring, chirping, hissing, shrieking, and whistling. Moreover, these sounds can emanate from the ears or inside the head and can be intermittent, constant, pulsating, or steady.  The CDC records that over 50 million Americans […]