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What is a New Born’s Hearing Like?

Your newborn has experienced a lot in their early stages of life. However, did you know that a newborn’s hearing develops while in the womb? Does it make you start to wonder what all your infant can hear at an early age? Do you ever wonder how an infants hearing is even measured, and what […]

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Tinnitus Symptoms You Need to Know About

Do you experience noise in your ears that is abnormal? The noises could include loud ringing or buzzing, or even a whistle or distinct whooshing sound. If you have experienced any of the above symptoms, you may have tinnitus. While not a serious, life-threatening issue, tinnitus symptoms can be extremely annoying. There are generally two […]

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How to avoid Headphone Hearing Loss

People everywhere use headphones and earbuds – unfortunately, they are not safe for your ears. It’s quite possible to damage your sense of hearing if you don’t take precautions. Here are some tips to enjoy music safely: A 2011 study by the American Medical Association journal found that using headphones and earbuds can lead to […]

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What is Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Noise-induced hearing loss, (NIHL), is one of the most common types of hearing loss in the United States. As a matter of fact, the Centers for Disease Control reports it is the second leading cause of hearing loss in adults age 20-69 years old. It is believed to affect 1 in every 4 within this […]

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What is Sensorineural Hearing Loss?

Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when damage is sustained to a person’s inner ear or to connecting nerves between the ears and the brain. More specifically, this kind of hearing loss happens to the inner ear when its hair cells or connecting nerves are damaged. Those who have lost their hearing due to this condition remark […]

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Inner Ear Infection

Whether a person is a young infant or a senior citizen, they can acquire an ear infection. Ear infections bring along a host of symptoms ranging from annoying to serious, and many of them stay confined to the outer ear. Although all ear infections can be painful, they are easier to treat and tend to […]

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What is a Hearing Impairment?

People use the terms deafness and hearing impairment interchangeably to mean a complete hearing loss. However, what is hearing impairment? It is defined as a partial or total inability to perceive sounds. There are situations when a condition can be reversed through specialized treatment. Given that hearing is one of the essential senses required to […]

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How to Take Care of a Toddler’s Ears

Like anything else on a toddler, ears can be a very sensitive area to care for. It comes with its share of whining and not sitting still which can make it hard to get the job done. It’s also not a very popular area to clean, sometimes overlooked even. Here are a few tips to […]

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What is Conductive Hearing Loss?

Millions of people suffer from hearing loss. Conductive hearing loss is one of the types a person can experience. It’s important to know what this type of hearing loss is and what can cause it. Conductive Hearing Loss Conductive hearing loss involves issues with the outer and middle ear, generally, the parts of the ear […]

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What is unilateral hearing loss?

Unilateral hearing loss (UHL) is a hearing impairment of one ear termed single-sided deafness, while the other ear retains some degree of hearing. UHL can occur before birth and anytime through adolescence or adulthood for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, the loss is caused by viral infections, Meniere’s disease, head or ear injuries and surgical […]

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