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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

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

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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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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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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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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