Archive for the Hearing Category

It’s a Loud, Loud World

It's a Loud, Loud World

Noise pollution is a feature of our increasingly crowded world and many people have already experienced dangerous hearing conditions. How can you tell if your hearing has been affected? It’s not as easy as you might suspect. As a simple test, think about how your ears reacted

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4 Solid Reasons You Need to Complete a Hearing Test

Hearing Test

By Fred Bernstein  –  Presented by Cynthia M. Peffers, ACA, BC-HIS Hearing is one of those things that many people end up taking for granted. That’s because most people don’t think it can happen to them. After all, what can cause damage to your ears anyways? Therein lies the

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Ringing or Noises in the Ears: Facts About Tinnitus


By Cynthia Peffers, ACA, BC-HIS Do you hear a ringing, roaring, clicking, or hissing sound in your ears? Do you hear this sound often or all the time? Does the sound bother you a lot? If you answer yes to these questions, you may have tinnitus (tin-NY-tus).

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Hearing Loss is Common in People with Diabetes


Submitted by Cynthia Peffers, ACA, BC-HIS Hearing loss is about twice as common in adults with diabetes compared to those who do not have the disease, according to a new study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). “Hearing loss may be an under-recognized complication of

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The Binaural Advantage

If you have hearing loss in both ears (bilateral hearing loss), then you are most likely a candidate for two hearing aids. While a hearing healthcare professional can best determine if you are a candidate for two hearing aids, the ultimate decision-maker concerning binaural instruments is the

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