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April 25, 2022

Signs of Hearing Loss in Children


   Many children are unresponsive to certain sounds, including direct speech from a parent. It can be difficult to tell whether hearing loss is the culprit. Hearing loss in children can lead to speech and langu...

April 18, 2022

Live Music's Effect on Hearing Loss


 Both musicians and those who attend live music concerts are at risk for hearing loss. Hearing loss from loud live concerts doesn’t happen overnight. Rather, it is a condition that builds over time in those who reg...

April 14, 2022

Signs and Symptoms of Meniere's Disease


Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear that can cause dizziness, vertigo, and hearing loss. It is a chronic condition that can happen at any age, but it is most common in young and middle-aged adults. It usual...

April 7, 2022

Single-Ear Hearing Loss


Hearing loss in both ears is called binaural hearing loss. It is more common than hearing loss in one ear, known as unilateral hearing loss, which can result in single-sided deafness. This can occur in people of any age and m...

March 28, 2022

Anatomy Of A Hearing Aid


The most common remedy for hearing loss is a hearing aid. At least one of every three Americans over the age of 65 has some level of hearing loss, and the first step in improving hearing is trying a hearing aid. How do hearin...

March 21, 2022

Hearing and its Sensory Importance


 One of our most important senses, hearing, connects us to the world for important, vital reasons such as communicating with people, experiencing sounds around us, personal safety, and employment. Hearing helps us commun...

March 14, 2022

Opioids and Hearing Loss


Opioids, usually prescribed for treatment of pain, are controversial because of  user dependency issues. Opioids are chemically derived from various alkaloids of raw opium and  intended strictly for medical use.&nbs...

March 7, 2022

Environmental Hearing Loss


 Hearing loss can occur from a single incident of extremely loud sound, like explosives, close to the ear, but can also be the result of continuous exposure to loud sounds over extended periods of time. Especially preval...

February 28, 2022

What is the Frequency Factor?


Audiograms are graphs illustrating the results of pure-tone tests (hearing tests) showing the level of sound necessary at different frequencies to be audible. A patient raises his or her hand or presses a button upon hearing sound levels, creating a g...

February 21, 2022

Temporary Hearing Loss In Children


The most common types of temporary hearing loss among children are middle ear infections, “swimmer’s ear,” impacted earwax, and other obstructions. When the middle ear ...

February 14, 2022

When It's Time To Check Your Hearing


Most people don’t normally think about their hearing, and because they are unaware of the initial signs, hearing loss often goes unchecked.  The major symptoms and signs indicating the onset of hearing loss include...

February 7, 2022

Hearing Loss Causes in Adults


There are multiple causes of adult hearing loss.  Otosclerosis, a fairly common cause in young adults, prevents the tiny bones in the ear from moving, causing conductive hearing loss. Meniere’s disease,

January 31, 2022

Medications and Hearing Loss


Evidence shows that certain prescribed medications can cause hearing loss of varying degrees, including profound hearing loss. Some of the medicines that may affect hearing include oxycontin, an opiate used for pain managemen...

January 24, 2022

Hearing Protection In A Noisy Workplace


Hearing protection providers try to make hearing protection more comfortable to reduce employees’ removal of such protection.  Easily inserted plugs prevent debris from being introduced into the ear canal while inc...

January 17, 2022

Cancer Patients and Age-Related Hearing Loss


Hearing loss in aging cancer patients can seriously affect their ability to comprehensively deal with the various aspects of their disease. Because this can have a direct effect on their quality of life, the screening of hear...

January 10, 2022

Never Put Anything In Your Ear, Unless It's One Of These...


What are those instruments hearing professionals use during ear exams? An otoscope (also known as an auriscope) is used for examining the outer and middle portions of the ear, and inside the ears for signs of ear wax buildup,...

January 3, 2022

Tinnitus: What Exactly Is It?


     Hearing ringing or other noises in the ears is most likely caused by tinnitus.  A common hearing problem, tinnitus affects 30 percent of people worldwide. It is most common in older adults. ...

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