Concepts in Hearing

Hearing Health Blog

Tinnitus is a health condition that causes an individual to experience phantom sounds; hearing noise that has no external source. While tinnitus is often described as ringing in the ears, the exact sounds that people hear tend to vary: some hear buzzing, others hear whistling and sounds such as beeping, chirping and clicking are also relatively common. If a person

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Each type of hearing loss can have more than one cause. Some people are born predisposed to hearing loss due to genetics, while others can inherit hearing loss as something that occurs in later life. It's more common to suffer hearing loss as you get older, and there are other causes that people need to be aware of so that

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The ears are very delicate and sensitive, and prolonged exposure to loud noises can cause severe, long-term damage. With noise-induced hearing loss an increasingly common problem, it’s more important than ever to think about whether you need ear protection . If you’re unsure if you would benefit from ear protection, or you’re concerned about the risk of hearing loss, here

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Many people don’t know when it’s time to have their ears cleaned by a professional. You might think that because you clean your ears yourself every now and again that this is enough to keep them in good condition. But, often it isn’t, and there are some signs that you can look out for that would indicate that you need

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The hearing test is one of the audiologist’s most commonly requested services. For them, it’s an easy, routine procedure and there’s nothing to be worried about. However, if you have never had one before, it’s only natural you might be a little nervous and want to make sure that it goes as well as possible. For that reason, here are

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