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    Tips on How to Travel with Hearing Loss

    The holidays are here, and that usually traveling to see family and taking fun vacations. Don;t let your hearing loss prevent you from enjoying your travels. Hearing aid users, when you are prepared with extra hearing aid parts and a plan, you’ll be ready for wherever your travels take you this holiday season. In order […]

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    Baseline Hearing Test and Why They are Important

    A baseline hearing test is important for more than just establishing the level of hearing loss you suffer from, it helps determine what is considered normal for your hearing. This may seem a big backwards, but baseline hearing tests are crucial for understanding when your hearing has changed on an individual level. No one’s hearing […]

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    Hearing Loss Connected to Rheumatoid Arthritis

    Hearing loss can be caused by a number of different diseases, often as a side effect. Most recently researchers have connected hearing loss to rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is a disease that causes painful inflammation and deformities in people’s joints. Most commonly a person experiences this in their finger, wrists, feet and ankles, though it […]

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    Earwax Problems? We’ve Got Answers

    Ear wax can be a pain to deal with, but it is a necessary part of the ears function. The scientific name for ear wax is ‘cerumen’ and it is produced by the ear to protect it. It is a form of defense that the ear has against a large buildup of dead cells, dust, […]

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    The Brains Roll in Hearing Loss

    Doctors have long since known that as we age, our delicate hair cells located in the inner ear aren’t as strong as they used to be. This can be due to damage from loud noises, injury, or just from the many years we have spent listening to the world around us, especially if we liked […]

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    How to Prevent Sports Related Hearing Loss

    Going back to school and football Sundays mean a few things in most homes. You get to be involved in the sports you love, see your friends, and have fun. Whether your kids are involved in their school’s football team, or you stick to watching your favorite team score touchdowns from the sidelines, we bet […]

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    Hearing Loss, Airports, and Loop Systems

    Getting to the airport is nerve wracking enough by itself, but when you also have a disability, or hearing impairment it can become even more stressful. Are you expected to take out your hearing aids for the scanners? Did you just miss that important announcement over the loud speakers about a change in gate? We […]

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    3 Ways New Hearing Aids Are Different Than Older Hearing Aids

    If you are new to hearing aids, you are probably familiar with the talk that surrounded hearing aids years ago. Older models didn’t have the technology of today, which means there were plenty of complaints from hearing aid users. Thankfully technology has only continued to improve making the hearing aids of today, a huge improvement […]

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    Olympic Athletes Who Didn’t Let Hearing Loss Stop Them

    The 2016 Olympics are upon us and that means there will be exciting programming on the TV for the next few weeks. The Olympics always bring to light stories of hard work and hardship to get to where these elite athletes are, whether economically, personally, or physically. Did you also know that a few of […]

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    What does Ototoxicity Mean?

    You may have heard people discuss how certain over-the-counter medications such as NSAIDs are not good for your organs. Did you know that your ears are on the list of organs that can be damaged by NSAIDs? This is due to their toxic nature when taken in large quantities and on a regular schedule. There […]

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    Can I Wear an Invisible Hearing Aid?

    You may have heard about invisible hearing aids before and wondered how exactly they manage to be invisible. An invisible hearing aid is a very small unit that is placed into the ear canal itself, thus being invisible to other people. These little hearing aids are normally custom made and are great for treating mild […]

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    How to Avoid Swimmers Ear this Summer

    Warm weather is perfect for long days spent pool or beach-side, hiking, or playing your favorite sport. The warm weather however puts people at a higher risk of suffering from swimmer’s ear, which can cause temporary hearing loss and chronic ear infections if not treated properly. Contrary to its name, swimmer’s ear doesn’t just happen […]