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Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

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Though hearing loss is often associated with aging or loud noise exposure, there are several other factors that can lead to its development. You may be surprised to learn that ear infections can also cause hearing loss. Specifically, ear infections can cause conductive hearing loss, a type of hearing loss that occurs in the middle ear. Fortunately, this type of …

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Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?   

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Hearing loss is one of the most pervasive health issues that people live with today. Over 48 million, or 1 in 6, people have some degree of hearing loss. Though hearing loss is a common medical condition, it is often undertreated. It takes an average of 7 years for people to address hearing loss symptoms. Contributing to this delay in …

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Tips for Hearing aid Maintenance

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If you use hearing aids, then you know how important they are. Hearing aids help you hear your loved ones, your friends, and co-workers. They also allow you to stay active and alert when you are out in the world so you can feel confident in pursuing your joys and passions. It’s important to remember that these tiny electronic devices …

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How Hearing Aids Can Change Your Life

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It’s a story we hear from a lot of people in their 60s today: “I worked as a welder/pipefitter / factory hand back in the 70s and didn’t wear ear protection.” Whatever the specific job may have been, hearing protection wasn’t on most people’s radar back then. There was even a stigma in some work cultures against wearing hearing protection. …