Category Archives: Hearing Health

Hearing, Ears and the Nervous System

How does hearing work? You probably already know that your ears are involved in the process, but there is a lot more to it than that. To understand how hearing works, you have to understand the processes that are going on in the nervous system and the brain. Your ears pick up sound vibrations, but […]

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What Bones are in the Ear?

The human ear does more than just make it possible for you to hear well. Each ear is part of a complex system that also plays a role in balance and stability. While men typically have slightly larger ears than women, they come in all shapes and sizes but still serve the same functions. Today, […]

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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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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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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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How to Be Okay with Losing My Hearing or Getting Tinnitus?

The mechanism of hearing is extremely important for harmonized functions of listening and receiving sounds: you express your thoughts and emotions only to be listened to and understood by others and, at times, for conversation purposes. On the other hand, you listen to music, or listen to other people speaking to comprehend their thoughts, feelings, […]

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Afraid of a Hearing Test? Here’s What to Expect!

Afraid of the hearing test you have tomorrow? First things first, are you sure you are experiencing hearing loss? Here’s a big give away you need to get an ear test: when someone is standing to your right and talking to you, you can’t hear the words clearly. Alongside the loss of hearing, one of […]

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Difference Between a Hearing Aid and a Personal Sound Amplifier

While it may seem hearing aids and personal sound amplifiers perform the same functions, in reality, they are designed to perform different purposes. Sure, both devices work to improve hearing but it is important to understand these products are developed to fulfill different requirements.   Since both the devices are so closely related, it is […]

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When Should You Get A Hearing Test?

“I beg your pardon?” Do you often find yourself saying this when having a conversation? If so, it’s time you got your hearing tested. Adults should get their hearing tested at least once a year. However, depending on the type of life you lead, sometimes it is important to get your hearing tested more than […]

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The Importance of Regular Hearing Tests

There is an old saying “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” While this saying may ring true in some areas of our lives, when it comes to the health of ear, our pro-active approach tends to fall by the wayside. Most ear related disorders are irreversible but if diagnosed early, there […]

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