Hearing Health Blog

As we go about our daily lives, we can often not realize or understand our immune system and how it works. In some cases, we expect that we might get common illnesses from time to time, but our immune system is an element of our bodies and there can be a lot of factors that affect it.  There are common

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Nosebleeds are a common problem, particularly in small children, elderly people and pregnant women. They can also occur in people who regularly take aspirin or anticoagulants , or who have blood clotting disorders. Nosebleeds can be a little unsettling but in the majority of cases, they aren’t a sign of anything serious. There are several things you can do to

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Picking a new hearing aid isn't easy, and you are now probably overwhelmed by the amount of choice on the market. Indeed, hearing aid devices have constantly been evolving over the years, and, today, people with hearing loss can benefit from high-tech, state-of-the-art aids that are comfortable and efficient. Even better, they come with integrated features, such as Bluetooth compatibility

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If you have been coughing, sneezing, and your eyes have been feeling itchy, you might be experiencing the signs of a cold or allergies. Often, distinguishing between the two is not easy and can be the source of worries.  If you don’t know what the best course of action is to take, getting in touch with a trusted ear, nose

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Tinnitus is a condition that affects many Americans. The US Centers for Disease Control estimate that approximately 50 million Americans experience tinnitus . This means that around 15 percent of the American population will experience some form of tinnitus in their lifetime. Tinnitus is one of the most common health conditions in the US, so if you have tinnitus, you

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When you think about your ear health, there is more to it than just hearing loss. You use your ears every single day. So, it’s not a surprise that your ear health can waiver from time to time. There are some ear-related medical conditions that can affect your hearing significantly.  This makes it of the utmost importance for us to

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You rely on your hearing aid to get you through your day-to-day activities – and your hearing aid relies on the battery to keep it powered. The life span of a hearing aid battery is affected by many different factors. They will usually last between three and 21 days depending on the type of hearing aid, the capacity of the

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Sleep apnea is characterized by episodes of obstructed breathing , which occur while you sleep. If you have symptoms of sleep apnea, it’s wise to see an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor. Sleep apnea can be dangerous, so it’s crucial to ensure that symptoms are managed carefully.  What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a disorder, which causes your

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If you have a problem with your ears, you might be wondering whether to call an ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor or an audiologist. These medical professionals often work together, but they have different roles. Here is a useful guide to the key differences between ear, nose and throat doctors and audiologists. What is an ENT doctor? An ENT

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Approximately 30 million Americans experience hearing loss in both ears but many of us are unfamiliar with common symptoms associated with the problem. Obtaining treatment from a reputable audiologist can help to combat hearing problems, so it’s important to seek advice at the first signs of hearing loss.  To ensure you recognize hearing loss as soon as it becomes apparent,

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