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What You Need To Know About Hearing Test Frequency

Hearing tests are essential for evaluating an individual’s auditory ability. These tests measure the range and sensitivity of hearing, helping to identify any hearing loss or impairment. Frequencies play a crucial role in hearing tests,

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Hearing Aid Side Effects

Hearing aids are a medical device, and as such, for best outcomes, they need to be fit to an individual’s prescription.  If a hearing aid is improperly fit, this can sometimes lead to undesired side

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Can you cheat a hearing test?

The auditory system is made up of a series of complex pathways that lead from the outer ear all the way up to the brain. The auditory system has three main components: the outer ear,

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Noise Sensitivity

What are your favorite sounds? Maybe it’s taking a bite out of a crisp apple, a four-string quartet, or hearing the roar of a river. For some people, sound can be a real nuisance, even

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Why Do I Hear Ringing In My Ears

What is tinnitus? How do I know I have it? Simply put, tinnitus is a sound that you can hear that others can not.  Tinnitus is not an organic problem in and of itself, instead,

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earwax food

What foods cause ear wax build up?

Ear wax, also known as cerumen, is a natural substance produced by glands in the ear canal. Its purpose is to protect the ear by trapping dust and other small particles and to prevent the

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Earwax Removal Home Remedies

Why your ears make wax Your ears are self cleaning!  Ear wax is a completely natural substance that actually works to lubricate the skin in your ear canal and to kill germs. Ear wax is

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Does earwax affect hearing tests?

The purpose of earwax Ear wax is a completely natural substance that actually works to lubricate the skin in your ear canal and to kill germs. Ear wax is a mixture of the dead skin

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Bluetooth hearing protection

Can bluetooth earpieces work as hearing protection? Many bluetooth headphones are advertised as noise canceling. Noise canceling headphones  help transfer audio more clearly and cancels out other frequencies creating a noise reduction feature. Apple airpods

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Sudden Deafness

While I will ply you with a lot of information about sudden deafness, or as it is also called, sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL), I want you to remember the most important piece of information…AS

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What happens during a hearing test?

Before we get into what happens in an audiology appointment, I should probably share why you should schedule an audiology appointment. Below are some common signs of hearing loss: Difficulty hearing everyday conversations A feeling

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The Connection of Hearing Loss and Dementia

How to Unclog Ears from Congestion

Have you ever had a stuffy nose and felt like your ears were going to pop? That’s because of the eustachian tubes. But what is the eustachian tube and how does it work?  Read on

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