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Diabetes Effects And Hearing Loss

Diabetes is a serious but common medical condition that can be categorized by people who have higher blood sugar levels than usual. Among the many symptoms and effects that this condition has on the body,

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Can Stress Cause Hearing Loss?

Stress is one of those natural parts of life that we just can’t avoid, and it seems that nobody is exempt from experiencing it at some time or another. Contrary to popular belief though, stress can even

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Ear Wax Effects And Hearing Loss

Our body is always at work doing something, and even when we don’t realize it, there are functions occurring that keep us healthy and happy. One such process is the production of ear wax, but this simple

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Layman’s Guide To The Neurological Background Of Hearing

Have you ever wondered what part of the brain controls hearing? Or many you’ve wondered what part of the brain interprets sound and how hearing loss ultimately affects the brain. Today, we’re going

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I Can’t Hear You! Will Medicare Pay For Hearing Aids?

Did you know that the average cost of hearing aids can range from as low as $1200 for “budget” devices and they can be as expensive as $3500+ for higher end devices. When you consider that most people

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7 Medical Conditions That Can Cause Hearing Problems

Did you know that approximately 37.5 million adults in America suffer from significant hearing loss? It’s one of the most common conditions that people face because there are so many contributing factors.For

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A Beginner’s Guide on How to Clean a Hearing Aid

Losing your hearing can be one of the most difficult things a person can go through. Just imagine not being able to enjoy music like you used to or have a conversation with someone sitting next to you

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Hearing Loss Prevention: 8 Things To Avoid

Have you ever woken up in the morning to the sound of the birds chirping or the trash truck coming down the road? As we go through our day, we tend to block out some noises so that we can focus on other

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Plugged Ears: The Possible Causes And Natural Remedies You Can Try

We often take our hearing for granted until we’re faced with a reduced ability to do hear clearly. One of the most common causes for a slight loss in hearing is due to plugged ears or ears that feel

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Your Guide To A Ruptured Eardrum

Just like our other body parts, we usually don’t think anything is wrong with our ears until one sudden thing changes all that. With our ears, it could be the sudden burst of a ruptured eardrum or perforated

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How To Safely Clean Your Ears

Our ears are one of the most important body parts we have and responsible for good hearing. Even though we know how sensitive they can be, we still don’t take enough care when we’re cleaning them and

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A Beginner’s Guide To Congenital Hearing Loss

Just imagine how difficult it would be to learn that your child has congenital hearing loss, or hearing loss present at birth. You know that as your child grows up, they are going to be faced with many

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Help! Is There A Cure For Deafness?

It’s the holidays and everyone in the family is gathered together. Everyone is laughing and having a good time. It’s a great day.Except, when you notice that while everyone is having their own conversations,

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Everything You Need To Know About Hearing Aid Repair

Hearing aids are a unique device because they do such an immense job but are compact, which means that they are more susceptible to being damaged. In fact, earwax and other debris from your ear usually

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What Is The Hearing Loss Association Of America?

In the late 1970's, Howard E. "Rocky" Stone came up with the idea for creating a nationwide organization dedicated to representing and helping those dealing with hearing loss. By 1979, the Hearing Loss

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Best 3 Online Hearing Tests

City dwellers begin to lose their hearing gradually, so you don't notice it in your daily life. If you prefer to blast your headphones while you're taking public transport, you could be setting yourself

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Hearing Aid Batteries Explained

There’s no denying just how beneficial hearing ads have been for those who suffer from hearing loss, but equally as important as these devices are the batteries that power them. Without a fresh battery

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10 Common Myths About Hearing Loss And Bad Hearing

Hearing loss is something that affects millions of Americans but it’s rarely spoken about in the wider community. People often feel ashamed that they are having problems with hearing or don’t want

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Is Hearing Loss A Disability?

Suffering from hearing loss can have a major impact on your life, and if you’re someone who suffers from the condition you might be confused about what help there is out there. One of the most common

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Everything You Need To Know About Ear Infections

You know the feeling. You wake up one morning with a throbbing ear that feels like it’s ready to explode at any instant. Your hearing is gone in that ear, and you’ve probably got an annoying headache

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