Cauliflower Ear Explained: How It Affects Your Hearing

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Cauliflower ear, also known as perichondrial hematoma, is a swelling of the ear resulting from blood clot, which is caused by any physical damage to the body due to violence, fracture, or accident. This blood clot leads to a lumpy appearance that resembles a cauliflower. It is also famously known as wrestler’s…

The Classroom as a Learning Environment for the Hearing Impaired

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Children who are deaf or who are diagnosed to be suffering from hearing impairment usually have difficulty coping with the real world. If not properly guided, they might become insecure, develop lower self-esteem, and distant themselves from family and people in general. Hence, educators of the deaf have a great responsibility in…

Putting Importance on the Hearing Aid Fitting Process

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By Dez Duran-Lamanilao Individuals with hearing difficulty require correct diagnosis and management for them to be able to identify the best possible solution to their condition. The fitting process plays a vital role in ensuring that they will be able to maximize the use of hearing aids as they go out of the doctor’s office…

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…

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…

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.

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.

Sensory System

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If you’ve been lucky enough to keep up with YouTube’s sensory system video series, then we don’t need to tell you how informative each one has been. The videos cover how each of our senses operate and what they control. Our sense of hearing controls our equilibrium, as well as hearing. Learn more about the…

Volume Control

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How loud is too loud? You may wonder this while speaking to your child, who is wearing ear buds and cannot hear a word you’re saying. Wearing any type of headphone, and the direct noise effect they have on hearing, is not a new problem—it is just more so now with a generation who prefer…

infographic for hearing

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Hearing loss can develop gradually, so it can often be difficult to see the signs of your own hearing impairment. The key to being able to identify and deal with hearing loss is understanding both the causes and the symptoms. To help achieve this, we’ve created the below infographic to reveal the truth about hearing…

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