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How to Protect Your Ears at Concerts: The Go-To Guide

How to Protect Your Ears at Concerts: The Go-To Guide

As the world opens back up again, concerts and music festivals are beginning to make a return. Perhaps you’ve been waiting anxiously to experience live music again after the two-year-long absence, or you’re simply ready to do something other than sitting at home. No matter the situation, you should practice hearing safety in order to […]

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Are Your Headphones Leading To Hearing Loss?

Are Your Headphones Leading To Hearing Loss?

Music is an almost magical force amongst us little humans. We’ve created a wide spectrum of music that can scratch every itch that we can possibly have as a species. Unless you hate music as a concept, there’s no doubt that the right music for you is somewhere out there, be it rock or hip […]

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Exploring the Questions Behind Genes and Hereditary Hearing Loss

Exploring the Questions Behind Genes and Hereditary Hearing Loss

Most people understand—to some degree or other—that we all inherit certain traits and characteristics from our parents. We see it every day as we see children and grandchildren take on similarities of their parents and grandparents. The specifics of how our genes ebb and flow across generations are a little more complex, however, as all […]

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The Evolution of Speakers and How We Learned to “Turn it Up”

The Evolution of Speakers and How We Learned to “Turn it Up”

Imagine for a second that your favorite speakers didn’t exist and the only way you could listen to music was through live performance. You couldn’t reach for your phone and Bluetooth speaker to turn up that irresistible jam while you make dinner. Musical recordings began in the late 1800s, but it took some time to […]

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What To Expect from Tympanometry  & Getting Your Hearing Tested

What To Expect from Tympanometry  & Getting Your Hearing Tested

Hearing loss does not discriminate. It can happen to anyone. From children to middle-aged adults, to elderly people. Loss of hearing is often the result of work-related damage, trauma, genetic conditions, or damage from day-to-day living. Hearing loss can be complicated, as it often happens gradually—worsening over time—or it might occur a lot faster if […]

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A Deep Dive Into the Ear and How Hearing Aids Help You Hear

A Deep Dive Into the Ear and How Hearing Aids Help You Hear

There is no shortage of amazing facts about the human body and its complexities. Here at Mission Hearing, of course, we focus on the intricate sound machines that are your ears and how they help you listen to that guitar solo, the chirping of birds, the honking of cars while you’re stuck in traffic, and […]

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

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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