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Why Choose An Audiologist vs. Hearing Aid Dispenser

An audiologist is a quality of life doctor who specializes in the auditory (hearing) and vestibular (balance) system to prevent, diagnose, manage, and treat hearing loss, balance issues, and related conditions.  Some people believe hearing aid dispensing (HAD) companies are

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Ear Candling: Don’t Get Burned

Ear Candling (also called ear coning or thermal auricular therapy) is the latest alternative medicine that claims to, among other things, clear one’s sinuses, relieve earaches, improve hearing, and cleanse the mind. The procedure involves a patient lying on his/her

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Hearing Loss

On average, most people don’t know how to recognize the first signs of hearing loss because it most often occurs gradually and is an invisible issue that can be disregarded initially without realizing there is a problem. Many times it

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Why Hearing Aids Are Not Covered by Medicare

We found an in-depth article to share with you if you are wondering why hearing aids are not covered by Medicare. As explained in The Hearing Journal February 2017 article, “hearing aids do not fall under the definition of a

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Musician In-Ear Monitors and Custom Molds

Hearing is important to the livelihood of a musician. However, musical performance may create sounds loud enough to cause permanent hearing loss and can interfere with the musician’s ability to perform the daily tasks of his or her profession or

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How Loud Is Too Loud?

Every day we hear a variety of sounds. Sounds that are too loud, or loud sounds over a long time, can damage your hearing. The loudness of sounds is measured in decibels (dB). Learn the decibel levels for different sounds

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Industrial & Hunting/Recreational Custom Plugs

Musicians aren’t the only ones who need protection from loud sounds. Whether you work around loud noises with your daily job, or you enjoy going to concerts or shooting firearms on the weekend, custom hearing protection can be made for

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Helpful Sources for Additional Information Regarding Hearing Aids

Acoustic Neuroma Association, USA www.anausa.org The Acoustic Neuroma Association’s (ANA) website contains information about acoustic neuromas. American Tinnitus Association www.ata.org The American Tinnitus Association’s (ATA) website contains information about treatment options for tinnitus. The Center for Disease Control’s (CDC) National

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