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Earwax, what is it and why?

Earwax, known as Cerumen, is a yellowish waxy secretion in the ear canal of humans and other mammals. The skin of the outer part of the canal has special glands that produce earwax. It provides protection for the skin of

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Hearing loss Victory

In a few weeks the Super Bowl will be held. Derrick Coleman, fullback and his teammates, the Seattle Seahawks, won the title several years ago. What makes this so noteworthy is Derrick has worn hearing aids since elementary school. Without them he hears very

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FDA takes steps to improve hearing aid OTC accessibility

FDA takes steps to improve hearing aid accessibility SHARE TWEET LINKEDIN PIN IT EMAIL PRINT For Immediate Release December 7, 2016 Release Español The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced important steps to better support consumer access to hearing

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New study finds a link between hearing loss and personality changes

Most people tend to become less outgoing as they age, a new study from the University of Gothenburg shows, indicating this change is more apparent in those suffering from hearing loss. Researchers studied 400 individuals 80-98 years old over the

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Hearing aid use problem

What is the #1 cause of problems with hearing aids? In fact, what can cause your hearing aid to stop working? Ear Wax! Earwax ruins hearing aids more than anything. There’s not a close second. The Ear wax migrates up

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Causes of Tinnitus (Ear noises)

Many health conditions can cause or worsen tinnitus. A common cause of tinnitus is inner ear hair-cell damage. There are about 30,000 hair-cells in a healthy inner-ear. Tiny, delicate hairs in your inner ear move in a liquid in relation to the

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Background noise Solutions

Background noise is undesired noise that competes with some thing or someone that you want to hear. You know that if you get close to the sound source and face it, you will hear better. Cupping your hand behind your

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Custom EarMolds versus Domes

Custom EarMolds versus hearing aid Domes OPEN FIT and Receiver in the Canal (RIC) hearing aid users almost always begin with a fitting of DOMES (tube tips). Earmolds are standard and necessary for Behind the Ear (BTE) hearing aids, but RIC

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Misophonia = hatred of sound

Visit the Mercola Video Library By Dr. Mercola Many people cringe when they hear the sound of nails on a chalkboard. This reaction, which can feel almost physically painful, gives an example of what people living with misophonia deal with

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Apple seeks to improve hearing aid performance

Apple wants to make iPhone work better with hearing aids BY GEORGE TINARI • 10:52 AM, JUNE 23, 2015 SHARE ON FACEBOOK SHARE ON TWITTER NEWS iPhones might eventually be able to detect the presence of a hearing aid. Photo:

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