Hearing Aid Technology

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Hearing aid technology has made significant changes over the past several years and continues to evolve. Almost 95% of new hearing aid fittings today use digital technology. Analog Technology The hearing aid industry does not manufacture as many analog hearing aids as in the past and some manufacturers only make digital devices. There are some…

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Signs of Hearing Loss

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The signs of hearing loss can be subtle and emerge slowly, or early signs of hearing loss can be significant and come about suddenly. Either way, there are common indications and hearing impaired signs. You should suspect hearing loss if you experience any of the signs below. You might have hearing loss if you ….

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Age related hearing loss

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What is age-related hearing loss? Age-related hearing loss (presbycusis) is the loss of hearing that gradually occurs in most of us as we grow older. It is one of the most common conditions affecting older and elderly adults. Approximately one in three people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 74 has…

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Sound Advice on Hearing Protection for Young Ears

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Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) occurs when tiny sensory cells in our inner ear, called hair cells, are damaged by sounds that are too loud and that last too long. How near we are to the source of the noise also matters. NIHL can be permanent—but it is preventable. You can help your tween enjoy healthy…

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Hearing Loss and Headphones – Is Anyone Listening?

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As a parent, do you often find yourself asking your teenagers to remove their headphones so you can speak to them? You may want to consider doing it even more often. Today, 1 in 5 teens has some form of hearing loss – a rate about 30% higher than it was in the 1980s and 1990s – which…

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Signs you may have hearing loss and how to deal with them

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There are many different causes of hearing loss and even different types of hearing loss. The most common cause of hearing loss is presbycusis, hearing loss due to the aging process. Typically, hearing loss due to age is influenced by genetics, exposure to loud sounds through your lifetime and general overall health. Although hearing loss…

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Protecting Your Child’s Hearing

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Understanding the Threat of Noise Noise is one of the greatest threats to your child’s hearing. But unlike many causes of hearing loss, preventing hearing damage from noise is largely within our control. Noise threatens our hearing because we hear sound when delicate hair cells in our inner ears vibrate. This creates nerve signals that…

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Amazing, fun & interesting facts about ears that you should know

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Ears are the natural sound detector of our body, they interpret the sound for our understanding. There are some interesting facts about ears everyone should know, here they are: #1: Ears helps in Taste We’re not saying that you can really taste food with your ears, but they do have a function in transmitting taste…

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6 TIPS FOR COLD EARS THIS WINTER

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Winter has arrived! Even if you love the cold weather, it’s important to look after your health in the cooler months. Ears in particular are very sensitive to the cold and are one of the first areas of the body to be affected by the cool weather. Low temperatures can also present challenges for hearing…

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Signs of Hearing Loss

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There are many different causes of hearing loss and even different types of hearing loss. The most common cause of hearing loss is presbycusis, hearing loss due to the aging process. Typically, hearing loss due to age is influenced by genetics, exposure to loud sounds through your lifetime and general overall health. Although hearing loss…

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