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29/10/20

A Campaign to Make Listening Safe for All

While people generally think of hearing loss as a sign of old age it is important for people to understand that you can develop hearing loss at any age. With more traffic, more construction, and more information seemingly endlessly streaming into our ears, understanding the dangers to our ears is more important than ever. A  study from the Center for Disease Control compiled hearing tests from 2011-2012 and found that 10 million adults under 70...
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24/09/20

Tips for Cleaning Your Ears 

How to best clean your ears may seem obvious. Most people use a cotton swab but this is an ineffective way! Rather than removing earwax, using a cotton swab can push it further into your ear which can lead to health issues.  What is Earwax? Earwax, a waxy oil like substance, is organically produced by the body. It is a combination of the secretions by sweat glands and the dead skin cells, dirt, dust, hair...
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29/03/20

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Those who currently have ear infections or those who had them as a child will understand how painful they can be. Although the common term “ear infection” has a wide range of clinical diagnoses, what they have in common is an experience of debilitating pain. Fortunately, most ear infections can be cured easily enough, allowing that pain to be relieved before too long. For children and adults alike, avoiding ear infections is a top priority....
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27/12/19

Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

You may have heard the saying “Two heads are better than one.” Well, so are two hearing aids. Bilateral hearing loss is the loss of hearing in both ears. In this case, two hearing aids are recommended. Hearing loss affects thousands of people around the world. For each person, it happened differently. It either came on gradually or was a sudden change that occurred overnight. Some may have listened to their headphones at too high...
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