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A hearing aid fitting is an appointment where you will actually try on your hearing aids, see if they fit and learn how to care for your devices. During a hearing aid fitting, you will also learn how to properly use your hearing aids. Here are some important details about these appointments. 1. They usually last at least an hour

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When your baby complains about discomfort in their ears, your first thought would be tinnitus or wax clogging. Something like this can easily dealt with antibiotics or another type of medicine.  However, what your child is feeling could be more severe.  Some of the signs of an ear infection can range with… Your baby pulls, grabs, or tugs at his/her

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As health professionals who focus on hearing, audiologists aren’t as well-known as other types of doctors and specialists in the medical field. For this reason, they’re eager to educate the public about exactly who they are, what they do and why their hearing health services are important. Here are four questions audiologists are ready and eager to answer for you.

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ALCOHOL – HOW DRINKING CAN AFFECT YOUR EARS A glass of wine can be a benefit to a delicious meal. The alcohol aids in the digestive system and surprisingly lowers the risk of heart disease. Now of course, over-consumption of alcohol, can result in various diseases, such as diabetes, liver problems, etc.  But did you know that alcohol can affect

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If you experience a feeling of your ears being plugged, they itch or your hearing has become muffled, these can be signs of wax build up in the canal. It is perfectly fine to follow a few simple ear cleaning tips at home, as long as you aren’t experiencing other symptoms such as pain, earache or dizziness. However, how you

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There are many different types of ear infections. Many of which stem from nasal infections, strep throat, and the flu. Both can affect the eustachian tubes (The inner ear) to become swollen and cause fluid blockage. Bacterial contamination can arise from these circumstances. Also, if water gets too far into your ear canal and remains, bacteria is likely to grow

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Recently, we spoke about some of the foods that are essential for healthier ears. Another important factor in good health is exercise. Exercise helps the body build stamina, endurance, and lose weight. Although, how does exercises help improve my hearing and ears? Many of the exercises we perform can do so much to our ears. CARDIOVASCULAR   But how is

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  When it comes to health awareness, the first thing we typically think about is food. The right types of food can help to nourish our bodies and cleanse us from dangerous diseases and toxins. However, we tend to forget that our own ears need nutrition in order to be healthy. Now of course, I’m not suggesting that we start

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When it comes time to get your hearing aid fitted there are many questions you will need to ask as well as many questions you will want to ask. Your audiologist will answer many of your questions as you go through the appointment together, but it is always a good idea to have a list of questions you want to

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If your ears tend to produce a lot of earwax , weekly or monthly cleaning might be a necessary step to fending off earwax impaction, tinnitus, interference with your hearing or hearing aids, and other problems. Although you should always contact a hearing healthcare professional for cases of severe earwax impaction (or whenever you suspect another health risks like an

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