Hearing Health Blog

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How to Recognize Hearing Problems

If you suspect that you could have hearing loss, it is important to book an appointment with an audiologist as soon as possible. Even if it turns out to be nothing, it is better to be safe than sorry. After all, the sooner a hearing issue is picked up on, the greater chance you have […]

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What Causes Tinnitus in Both Ears?

Tinnitus is described as hearing noises that are not coming from an external source. The word tinnitus derives from the Latin word meaning ringing, although those who have to live with tinnitus have to deal with many different types of sounds. The sounds have been described as a buzzing, hissing, ringing, whistling, whirring or many […]

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How Do Hearing Aids Work? How Effective are They?

A hearing aid is an incredible device that people who experience hearing loss can use to improve their hearing. The hearing aid is typically made up of three parts: a microphone, an amplifier and a speaker. The microphone receives and picks up the sounds around the wearer, the amplifier increases the powers of the electrical […]

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What are the Duties of an Audiologist?

Hearing impairment can range from mild to severe and affects around 10.6% of the population in the US. Although hearing impairments are often associated with older people or those with genetic conditions, it can develop in otherwise healthy adults of any age. Possible causes for unexpected hearing loss can include earwax, sudden loud noises, or […]

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How to Treat a Temporary Hearing Loss/Deafness In One Ear?

We have all experienced hearing loss from time to time. It might be after swimming at the pool, hiking or landing in an airplane. Exposure to loud and persistent noises too – like in a club or working in a factory – can cause a temporary loss of hearing. And sometimes it doesn’t feel temporary; […]