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Managing Tinnitus

5 Tips to Manage Tinnitus Tinnitus affects millions of people each year. Tinnitus can range from mildly annoying to debilitating depending on how frequently you experience its symptoms. For most people, they hear a ringing, buzzing, humming, or whooshing sound in their head or ears when there is no external sound present. Although tinnitus is …

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Hearing and Balance

The Connection Between Hearing Loss and Balance Hearing loss doesn’t only affect your ability to hear and comprehend speech. It can also be connected to a variety of other health concerns, such as balance issues or vertigo. Our sense of balance is located within the cochlea, which is the same location of the hearing nerve …

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Healthy Ears

Tips for Healthy Ears You want to be able to hear your best for many years, that’s why it’s important to take care of your ear health and be proactive about your hearing. Healthy ears mean you will be able to continue hearing your best now and in the future. There are some ways you …

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Tips For Family

Supporting Your Loved One with Hearing Loss Hearing aids provide numerous benefits that can improve the wearer’s quality of life. Yet many people still have doubts about addressing hearing loss and making this change. If your family member has started to experience signs of hearing loss, it’s important to express your support. There are a …

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Speech Comprehension

Speech Comprehension and Hearing Hearing loss doesn’t only effect the volume at which we hear, but our ability to understand speech as well. Hearing loss affects our speech comprehension because it hinders our ability to hear clearly and to make out certain sounds and syllables. When you can’t hear well because of hearing loss, your …

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