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The History of Headphones and Their Effect on Hearing & Hearing Loss

If you walk into a modern office or look around a college campus, library, or a local coffee shop, you might notice that a good portion of people are working and/or walking around with small contraptions hanging from their ears. In today’s modern workspaces, you might find a team of people working in the same […]

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A Closer Look at the Different Hearing Aid Styles and Their Differences

Not all hearing aids are made the same.  In fact, today’s hard of hearing or hearing-impaired have quite the many options to choose from, each with its own unique characteristics and benefits. The bulky big and beige hearing aids of our grandparents are no longer the go-to. Today, there are a variety of styles to […]

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Living With Tinnitus: Prevention and Treatments 

The wild success of Bradley Cooper’s, A Star is Born with Lady Gaga not only showed the world a story of love and talent but also dealt with tinnitus in a way that portrayed the real effects of the condition and how it can affect anybody. In the film, the main character played by Bradley […]

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The History of Hearing Aids and Today’s Technology

Our sense of hearing allows for so much. For many people, however, hearing is limited and hearing loss has been recorded for hundreds of years, so it is not just today’s loud concerts that have caused issues. Hearing loss can be a consequence of many different things including genetic causes, complications at birth, certain infectious […]

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How Hearing Loss Happens

Good Vibrations What we know as sound is a series of vibrations. Sound travels through the air and hits the eardrum, causing it to vibrate. The eardrum’s vibrations are then amplified through the middle ear by three small bones called ossicles. Deep in the ear, the vibrations are turned into nerve impulses. The brain translates […]

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Common Signs, Causes, and Remedies for Hearing Loss

Losing the ability to hear doesn’t occur overnight; it’s a gradual process that takes place over time. Although hearing loss is most prevalent among individuals 65 years of age or older, it can still occur to younger individuals. No matter your age, however, it’s always a good idea to know the early signs of hearing […]

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The Millennial Generation: At Risk for Early Hearing Loss

Concerts and noisy bars have become the in-thing for many young adults—and we can see exactly why they are so enjoyable. There is a large number of people that choose to listen to their music at a loud setting to serve their enjoyment and satisfaction. Although, have you ever wondered why loud music is preferred […]

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Does Ringing in My Ears Mean I’m Losing My Hearing? 

Everyone experiences ringing of the ears every now and then. In case you didn’t know, healthy ears use ringing as a “test” to make sure that your ears are functioning the way they should be. Although, there is a middle ground to be met. If you find your ears to be ringing frequently, it may […]

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Hearing Aid Advancements in 2019

Hearing aids are needed more than ever before, as the baby boomer generation represents 30 percent of the population and are reaching retirement age. With that growth in the senior and hearing disadvantaged population, the hearing aid industry has risen to the challenge. 2019 has seen promising advancements in the industry, and this article will […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the 3 Types of Hearing Loss

When people think of hearing loss, they usually just think of how much or how well you can hear. But what most people are not aware of is that hearing loss comes in different forms and ways. It is important to know these types of hearing loss so doctors can target the cause of your […]

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