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Hearing Health Blog

Around 15 percent of Americans between the age of 20-69 suffer from some degree of hearing loss simply through neglecting to take care of their ears. Once hearing is damaged it can never be restored; while assistive hearing technology continues to advance with each passing year, it’s better to protect your ears today than to find yourself needing hearing aids

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How do you know if you need a hearing test ? Are there clear signs you aren’t hearing everything you should? If you think you need a hearing test, you probably do. About 48 million people in the United States live with hearing loss. One in three people over the age of 65 have some degree of hearing loss. People

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Audiologist. What does that mean? Depending on whom you ask, you might receive different answers. Ultimately, an audiologist is a person who works in the hearing health field and specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment of those individuals with hearing loss, hearing problems, balance issues and other ear-related problems. So is an audiologist the right hearing professional for your

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Undoubtedly, hearing loss is occurring at an increased rate among the young generations. The young generation is constantly exposed to some form of noise or sound through their earbuds. This is a generation that is always wired to its device, and many individuals walk around with their ears constantly plugged in. The worst part is that these young individuals may

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The main symptom of tinnitus is the perception of constant or intermittent ringing that originates inside the ear, but the “sound” itself is not what inflicts the most discomfort – it’s the individual’s mental and emotional reaction to it. Tinnitus notoriously wears on a person’s emotions, causing anxiety, depression and anger that can hinder the ability to live a normal,

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Audiologists devote their expertise exclusively to hearing health. Since hearing is a faculty that requires care and monitoring throughout our lives, they provide services for all stages of life, all types of individuals and all ages – from infants to seniors. Although their focus is always to promote healthy hearing, the unique concerns of every stage of life means an

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 360 million people worldwide suffer from some type of hearing loss . These people often find it difficult to manage their lives in circumstances which seem normal for the people who have normal hearing. Due to their disability, people suffering from hearing loss feel disadvantaged and left out. Thus, several laws have been devised

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According a recent study released by the World Health Organization (WHO), there are about 32 million children around the world suffering from disabling hearing loss . An even more disturbing finding is that over 60 percent of those cases could have been prevented. The findings may be hard to believe, but they shed light on the growing prevalence of hearing

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People put off testing their hearing for many reasons. Some people think they are just too busy. More often, they don’t think they have a problem. The average person lives with hearing loss for as long as seven years before seeing an audiologist . Others put off making an appointment because the idea of a hearing test makes them nervous.

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Your family and friends say it’s time to have your hearing checked. You’re ready to learn more, but are uncertain about how to find an audiologist and what to expect at the first visit. It’s not easy to find a new doctor, especially a specialist. Here is some advice to help you select the right audiologist . What is an

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