Concepts in Hearing

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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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A hearing healthcare professional is there to help you with a variety of different problems. A lot of people are aware that they exist, but they’re unsure when they should visit one. With that being said, we’ve put together a short post that explains when you should pick up the phone and book an appointment with a hearing care provider.

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You might have heard of behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aids before and are wondering what they are. These are one style of hearing aid available to individuals with hearing loss and are suitable for most everyone – including children. To determine if a BTE hearing aid is right for you, consider the information below and talk more with your audiologist about

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