Heart Healthy Is Not Just Good For Your Heart

Although it’s not as widely known as it might be, the positive correlation between being physically active and better hearing is well established. It basically comes down to keeping the circulatory system — including the tiny capillaries inside your ears — in good working order. The highly cal...

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Is An Audiologist Part of Your Health-Care Team?

Hearing loss is often associated with numerous systemic disorders.  As audiologists, we frequently provide consultation for patients whose care is managed by other specialists.  However, sometimes we need to provide more than just a consultative service.  For many patients seeking ans...

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From a Burden to an Afterthought

Hearing aids have been around for centuries. But it’s only been in the last half-century that they’ve become small and powerful enough to become a not so burdensome part of everyday life. This is in large part thanks to the advance of two strands of modern technology. First, the development of t...

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Guide to Troubleshooting Common Hearing Aid Issues

Hearing aid not producing any sound, or sound is distorted: Check for correct placement of the battery. Replace if necessary. Check for possible blockages and clean. Replace wax filters and clean microphone openings. Check the device for physical damage. If the device appears damaged, contact your h...

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Hearing Loss Can Be Here Before You Expect It

Sometimes your hearing suffers for relatively simple reasons. A perforated eardrum that’s gone unnoticed or even a buildup of earwax can cause temporary hearing issues. These will either resolve themselves or can be treated relatively easily. In other cases, it’s just a symptom of some underlyin...

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