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So you think you might have hearing loss. You are having problems hearing certain people talk. You have a very hard time hearing in loud environments or listening while talking on the phone. There could be many reasons why you think you might have a hearing loss and want to seek professional help for it, but how do you know

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Cleaning your ears may seem like a simple task, one that you have done a thousand or more times in your life. However, the majority of us could actually be doing it wrong. If you are one of the many people that use a Q-tip as part of your ear-cleaning regimen, you should consider revamping your routine. According to numerous

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A speech banana, in general terms, is where the phonemes – or the units of sound that are used to distinguish words from each other – of a language fall within an audiogram. Phonemes are different in every language and each word in the different language has a different contrast and meaning behind its phoneme. So what does this have

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  All newborn infants in the U.S. receive a preliminary hearing screening before they are released from the hospital, but this is certainly not the only hearing test a child will receive as they move through various milestones of growth into adulthood. The types of hearing tests used will vary depending on whether children are receiving a routine screening, or

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From icy sidewalks to frozen pipes, winter weather can cause so much hassle. But how often do you stop to think about its impact on your hearing device ? Condensation and Hearing Aids It’s freezing. You dig the car out from under a snow drift and then scrape ice off the windshield. You get into the car, and the next

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Moisture and hearing aids do not go together. Moisture kills electronics and a hearing aid is a tiny electronic machine built for hearing. So how do you keep moisture away from your hearing aid? Here are a few helpful tips and tricks to keep moisture out of your hearing aid. Keep a Dry Container with You Weather changes constantly and

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There’s a wide selection and a variety of choices available to you when you’re shopping for hearing aids . When you begin shopping for hearing aids, you will hear a lot about analog and digital models. With any personal healthcare item, personal preferences are important to consider. Are digital hearing aids any better than their analog counterparts or is it

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Conductive hearing loss occurs when the movement of sound waves from the ear canal to the inner ear is impaired – reducing the volume of sounds or totally eliminating softer noises. It is most frequently caused by middle ear infections, earwax buildup or otosclerosis (an abnormal bonelike growth near the middle ear), and frequently only impacts one ear. Since it

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Your ears are designed to naturally self-clean, so you really shouldn’t have to clean them often. In the event you do have to clean your ears, the following article will provide some information and tips. The Natural Cleaning Process: So, how exactly do your ears clean themselves? Your ears are built to take care of themselves, that’s what earwax is

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  Live indoor sporting events can be exhilarating experiences full of nostalgic sounds, and of course – the roar of the crowd. Enjoying these activities with friends and families during the colder months brings some action and excitement into the dreary winter weather, but if you’re not careful, indoor sporting events could cause permanent damage to your hearing. According to

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