Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, and Treatments
31Oct, 2019

Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

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Sound passes through the outer ear, the middle and the ear canal. The passage of sounds may be blocked leading to conductive hearing loss. This blockage mostly occurs either in the middle ear or in the ear canal. When this occurs, the levels of sound in the inner ear are reduced specifically through the cochlea. Hearing health is of ultimate importance. You should visit the doctor in case you suspect you may be having symptoms of an infection in your ears; this ensures that your hearing health is achieved. Causes […]
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Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?
31Oct, 2019

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

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Hearing loss isn’t something you can cure, but it is something that you can treat. In other words, you can make it so that you still have hearing just like if your natural hearing was still there. It’s easier to figure this out than you might think. There’s no reason to worry about hearing problems when hearing loss treatment can handle the problem just fine, in other words. Understanding Hearing Loss There are three different sorts of hearing problems. This includes sensorineural hearing loss, conductive hearing loss, and a mix […]
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Ear Infections & Hearing Loss
30Oct, 2019

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

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Ear infections are not very pleasant things, and in most cases, they are very painful. While antibiotics may help take away the infection, they don’t work instantly and this leaves you in pain until the antibiotics start to work at getting rid of the infection, which can take a few days. Along with pain, there are other reasons why ear infections are bad and one of those reasons is because they can lead to hearing loss. You can learn more about these infections and their correlation to hearing loss here. […]
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All About Hearing Protection
4Oct, 2019

All About Hearing Protection

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Did you know that most permanent hearing loss is preventable? The most common sort of hearing loss occurring today is noise related hearing loss, caused by exposure to dangerously loud sounds. Noise related hearing loss is cumulative, meaning that any hearing ability that we lose is never recovered and subsequent hearing damage worsens our hearing over time. If most hearing loss is preventable, how do we go about preventing it? Using hearing protection is a great way to muffle harmful noise levels and protect your hearing from taking the brunt […]
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Hearing Loss and Balance Issues
28Sep, 2019

Hearing Loss and Balance Issues

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Hearing loss is a condition that affects us in a variety of ways, with much of this also being mentally and emotionally. While many of us will be aware of the physical symptoms and causes of the condition, many of us may not realize that it can also be linked to balance disorders. The majority of this will be driven by the impact that the condition can have on our cognitive load. This is primarily driven by the complex processes that the inner ear must go through. Alongside this is […]
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September is World Alzheimer’s Month
24Sep, 2019

September is World Alzheimer’s Month

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This month, health workers across the globe are raising awareness about one of the most common forms of dementia: Alzheimer’s disease. World Alzheimer’s Month this September seeks to educate the public and promote scientific research working towards understanding and treatment of the condition. Dementia, and Alzheimer’s specifically, is linked to a number of risk factors, among them untreated hearing loss. There are clear connections between hearing and cognitive performance. Treating hearing loss has been shown to lessen and even eliminate its impact on cognitive health. To get a better understanding […]
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Sensitivity to Sound as We Age
31Aug, 2019

Sensitivity to Sound as We Age

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Why is it that young people are able to enjoy a loud rock concert or dance club, while older people will find it intolerable? In addition to the social, cognitive, and other psychological factors that might predict why a person is more likely to enjoy loud sound at an earlier age, a recent study has discovered clinical evidence for the reality. Neuroscientists at Western University in Canada documented that older people are more sensitive to sound. While younger people are able to acclimate to the amplitude, or volume, of sound […]
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The Benefits of Bluetooth Hearing Aids
27Aug, 2019

The Benefits of Bluetooth Hearing Aids

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In the earlier years of hearing aid technology, it was common to fumble with multiple devices. A person wearing hearing aids might hear the phone ring and suddenly scramble to take out their hearing aids. Turning up the volume all the way on the telephone might not have been enough to make the caller audible, but hearing aids were not compatible with the close connection to the phone. If a person with hearing loss were to try wearing hearing aids while talking on the phone, a number of problems might […]
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When to Get New Hearing Aids
17Aug, 2019

When to Get New Hearing Aids

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For those who have become accustomed to wearing hearing aids, it is possible to forget you are wearing them at all. After years of use, you may be quite comfortable with the amplified sound offered by your existing hearing aids, and you might not even notice the times when they leave you wanting more. Hearing aids tend to be a big investment, so it is possible to rely on their functionality for as long as possible. Although you might feel that your hearing aids are doing their job for you, […]
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Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss
25Jul, 2019

Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

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Understanding hearing loss often means looking at the relationship between hearing challenges and other health issues. Contemporary research is showing previously overlooked connections between hearing loss and other chronic health conditions. One example of this new knowledge is recent large-scale medical studies from Korea and Taiwan that have found a significant link between osteoporosis and the onset of sudden sensorineural hearing loss. What Is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease where bone mass is reduced and bone strength weakens. It is associated with aging and can cause unexpected bone fractures. When […]
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