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Getting water in your ears isn’t usually a big deal, since the ears are designed to let it easily flow back out. Sometimes, however, water can get too deep for this self-emptying mechanism to work – especially during extended water activities. When you take into consideration that most water carries a host of bacteria that thrive in warm environments, it’s

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  Summer is the perfect time of year to spend the entire day outdoors, from morning hikes to afternoon picnics, swimming and sports, to evening bonfires and stargazing. The medical community has made us well aware that, while we’re enjoying these outdoor activities, we also need to take care of our bodies – wearing sunscreen, getting plenty of fluids, replacing

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There are so many people who routinely take time out of their day to clean their ears. But is it really necessary? Simply put, no it isn’t. The intentions of cleaning your ears are normally good, but the reality of the situation is that you’re most likely doing more harm than good. The earwax you’re trying to get rid of is actually

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The hearing is one of the most important senses the human body has. It helps us detect danger, excitement and is the primary way of communicating with others. Hearing helps us comprehend others, feel emotions in their words and is the best way to interact with people around us. The sense of hearing is very crucial in a person's life. Hence, the health of ears should not be compromised

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Ears are amazing. They actually clean themselves. How cool is that? However, sometimes we all find the need to get in there and dig things out even though we really don’t need to because ears clean themselves. So let’s go over some ear cleaning don’ts to ensure you don’t make a mistake and harm your ears or hearing. DO NOT

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Parents of children, who are diagnosed with hearing loss, are often astonished by the diagnosis wondering how their child is suffering from hearing impairment at this age. Like most of the people, they also think that hearing loss occurs in old age. However, in reality, hearing loss can occur at any age. The causes of hearing loss vary from person

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If you suffer from hearing loss and wear a hearing aid , you may wonder how often you need to update that device. Of course, there is no set answer to this question: It depends on how well you look after the device and changes in your hearing, but let’s take a look at some of the factors which influence

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If you suffer from hearing loss, you’re not alone. Current studies rank the loss of hearing as one of the more common ailments today. In fact, most people who are currently suffering from hearing loss are unaware of the variety of treatments available to them. While hearing aids are the most common and successful treatment for hearing loss, there are

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There are a lot of hearing aids out there on the market — how do you which one is right for you? After your audiologist recommends that hearing aids are right for you, they will work with you to determine which hearing aid is right for you, based on many factors, including your lifestyle. Hearing aid technology is so forward-thinking

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Hearing aids and hearing loss can have a very negative perception. Many believe hearing aids are a sign of aging, lesser intelligence or a low economical status. The list goes on and on. This negative perception towards those with hearing loss and hearing aids can often deter individuals from addressing and treating their problem. So let’s take a closer look

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