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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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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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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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Genetic Hearing Loss: Identifying Hearing Loss in Children

There are various causes of hearing loss. Often times we associate hearing loss with natural aging; however, roughly half of babies experience hearing loss because of genetics. This means that some individuals are predisposed to hearing loss. In this blog post, we’re going to break down the key information you need to know when it […]

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5 Reasons Why You May Be Suffering From Hearing Loss

Many people of all ages and backgrounds suffer from hearing loss throughout the U.S. Hearing loss is incredibly common and is usually something most people deal with as they age. However, hearing loss can be caused by numerous issues, so it can be hard to narrow down what may be causing yours. At Mission Hearing […]

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