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Extending the Life of Hearing Aid Batteries

There are two basic types of hearing aid batteries: rechargeable and disposable.  While the majority of behind-the-ear and receiver-in-the-ear hearing aids have switched to rechargeable batteries, there are still many hearing aids that use disposable

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Amazon Hearing Aid

Introduction Chances are you’ve heard of Amazon. They are a massive online marketplace that allows you to buy and sell almost anything. They started off as booksellers and have grown to epic proportions. Whether you

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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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Tinnitus in Children

What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is any sound heard in the ears that cannot be explained by an external sound source. Tinnitus most commonly manifests as ringing in the ears but is also often described as

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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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Understanding Tinnitus and Headaches

Are you experiencing ringing in your ears along with occasional headaches? If you hear any sounds in your head or ears that don’t exist outside of your head, it is called tinnitus. For some, tinnitus

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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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