How Healthy Is Your Middle Ear?

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao The ear is a very sensitive organ of the body and consists of three parts: the outer ear, middle ear and inner ear. The middle ear can be found between the eardrum and the oval window of the ear. Signs and symptoms of an infection in the middle ear vary between children…

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I’m Sorry? Could You Repeat That Again Please?

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The majority of us have probably used the above-mentioned responses at one time or another. It may be caused by outside factors, by the speakers themselves, or by our temporary loss of attention. However, if you keep on using these phrases, and are getting tired of hearing yourself utter them, it might be best to…

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Turning On Your Equilibrium Again

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Most of us have in one time or another, experienced that feeling of being off, of not being able to keep our balance, or feeling like the room is spinning. One of the most common causes of this condition is labrynthitis or vestibulitis, the inflammation of the inner ear. Equilibrium is a function of the…

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How Sound Travels

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For those suffering from hearing loss, the science of sound and how sound travels is an interesting subject. Learning how sounds travels through various states of matter, echo, and vibrations of sounds are discussed in the video.

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Sinuses and Your Ears

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When you’re healing from a cold, sometimes that cold can unfortunately turn into an ear infection. Even though there are things that you can do while you’re healing to keep those mucus membranes at bay, many patients still suffer from blocked sinuses each year. New technology like a balloon sinuplasty, is giving patients more options….

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Family Health Watch: Your infant and hearing loss

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Per the U.S. National Library of Medicine, there are two common factors that can determine if a greater risk of hearing loss can be predetermined at infancy; that is, family history and low birth weight. In the first three to six months of life, one to two percent of healthy newborns are diagnosed with hearing…

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Hearing and Balance

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Our ears are used for more than just hearing sound—they are also used for balance. Have you ever had an ear infection and became dizzy or unable to walk in a straight line? That is because the inner ear controls the ability to balance. The video below is a journey through sensory systems with a…

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How Loud is Too Loud?

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Follow these guidelines to measure safe decibel levels.  Contact us if you have any questions about other sounds not listed on the chart.

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Rayovac Hearing Aid Batteries

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Last month, our marketing manager, Jo was featured in a Fast 5 live video on Facebook where she talked about advancement in hearing aids. The interview was well received with over 1,000 views. The video below provides more information on the recommended Rayovac Hearing Aid Batteries from the Fast 5 video.

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Health Matters: Sleep

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Adults who feel consistently tired and irritable often wonder if they’re getting enough sleep. Our bodies have a way of showing and telling us if we’re not and we can correct our patterns as we see fit. However, when it comes to the sleeping patterns of children, the question of how much is enough sleep…

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