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Hearing Health Blog

Many people will experience hearing loss as they get older.  The hearing of the typical 40-year old is already slightly poorer than the hearing of the typical 18-year old. Presbycusis – the loss of hearing due to aging - is one of the most common causes of hearing loss.  The most common pattern is a loss of hearing for the

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Exostoses are bony growths in the ear canal that result from repeated or prolonged exposure to cold ocean water. Wong and colleagues [1] surveyed and examined three hundred and seven surfers and found that 73.5% of them exhibited some degree of exostosis. They further found that those surfers who were involved in the sport for 20 years or more, had

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We recommend regular hearing health check-ups ensure that you’re hearing as well as possible.  Your hearing check-up includes the following: Hearing test.   We’ll compare the results to your previous hearing levels.  If we find any change, we’ll recommend treatment or program your hearing aids to compensate for the change.  Many people find they hear a little better after this

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Researchers at the State University of New York reviewed research on diabetes and concluded that Type 2 diabetes increases the likelihood of hearing loss. Diabetes is a disease characterized by elevated blood glucose levels.  People with diabetes often develop hypertension, high cholesterol and other cardiovascular diseases.  Diabetes is also the leading cause of blindness and kidney failure in the United

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Hearing loss often goes unnoticed and the person with the hearing problem is usually the last one to become aware of it.  Some people call this “denial,” but that’s not really fair. There are good reasons why hearing loss goes undetected, at least by the person with the loss.  The unfortunate result is that many people put off getting help

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