Crackling in Ear

Crackling in Your Ear

The ear is a complex organ with many functions. It can be affected by many conditions, such as eustachian tube dysfunction, acute otitis media or the buildup of earwax. Crackling in the ears can also Read more

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Testing for hearing loss: The pros and cons, plus why you really don’t want to trust an online test

Testing for hearing loss: The pros and cons, plus why you really don’t want to trust an online test

If you’re concerned about hearing loss, you’ve probably come across a number of online tests that claim to be Read more

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What is a hearing doctor?

What is a hearing doctor?

In the world of healthcare, there are many different professionals. Doctors, nurses, and therapists are just a few examples. One profession that some people don’t know about is the hearing doctor or audiologist. This Read more

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Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

OVER-THE-COUNTER HEARING AIDS

Have you been told that hearing aids are too expensive? You can now buy a pair of over the counter hearing aids for less than $200. They’re not as sophisticated or powerful as the ones your Read more

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Does Medicare pay for hearing aids?

Does Medicare pay for hearing aids? 

Hearing loss is a common problem, affecting about 1 in 3 people over age 65 and nearly half of those over 75. It can be caused by aging, genetics or exposure to Read more

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VA Hearing Aids

VA Hearing Aids

VA hearing aids are a great option for those who qualify. They’re free and they come with an incredible warranty that covers the cost of repairs or replacement if your device is lost, stolen, or damaged. Read more

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Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer’s ear is an infection that can be caused by excess moisture in the outer ear canal. This infection often occurs after swimming, which creates a moist environment where bacteria can grow and cause swimmer’s ear.

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Hyperacusis

Hyperacusis

What if your ears are so sensitive to sound that it hurts? Sound Sensitivity, or Hyperacusis, is a condition in which people react strongly and negatively to sounds, with pain or discomfort. This effect may seem harmless at Read more

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Let Healthy Aging Month Be Your Wake-up Call to Check Your Hearing

Have you heard about the new Lancet report presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2017 (AAIC 2017)?

It recommends that people be ambitious about prevention. And it lists hearing loss as one of nine Read more

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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss In Teens

Teenagers are on the receiving end of a lot of daily lectures:

Make your bed; it improves your character.

Don’t frown; your face will get stuck like that.

Sit up straight; you’ll have bad posture.

The fear these statements Read more

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