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Nancy, an Anthropologist, Shares Her Hearing Loss Story: Her Experience

Nancy is an Anthropologist with an active professional lifestyle, but when she started to lose her hearing, life wasn’t quite the same.   Originally from the United States of America, Nancy travelled to Australia to study the Aboriginal culture and pursue Anthropology. She loved it so much, that she decided to stay and work extensively…

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How Hearing Aid Changed Joan’s Senior Life

Joan is a retiree who has an age-related hearing loss.   Joan is a widow who lives by herself. She enjoys reading, solving crossword puzzles, and likes to cook.  She lives an active lifestyle but was struggling with her hearing.   In adults, hearing loss is often age-related, as is the case with Joan.  …

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How To Safely Remove Ear Wax From Your Ears

How To Safely Remove Ear Wax From Your Ears

How To Safely Remove Ear Wax From Your Ears Ear wax is a natural part of our body’s physiology. It coats the ear canal to lubricate it, fight off infection and helps keep dust, dirt, and other debris from getting deep inside your ear canal. However, the wax may be considered suitable for removal if…

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Putting Off A Hearing Test Could Cost You Your Job

Putting Off A Hearing Test Could Cost You Your Job

Anyone who has any degree of hearing loss deals with a number of unknown issues and faces many difficulties when it comes to finding a job or being successful in their current one.   It has long been recognised that a hearing loss can have a pervasive and profound impact on the lives of both…

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Tinnitus 101: All about the ringing in your ears

Tinnitus 101: All about the ringing in your ears

What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is usually described as ringing in the ears. Take note that it is not a disease, but a symptom of an underlying problem such as age-related hearing loss, ear injury or a circulatory system disorder. Although bothersome, tinnitus usually isn’t a sign of something serious. The most common form is a…

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The Truth: A hearing aid means you blend in, not stand out.

It’s true that time marches on and one thing is for sure: hearing aids march along with it. The recorded history of hearing aids goes back hundreds of years, from animal horns to ear trumpets, analog to digital, to high tech and new horizons. With the design evolution of hearing aids, even invisible hearing aids…

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Diabetes is a risk factor for hearing loss

Diabetes: A Risk Factor for Hearing Loss

There are a number of other factors which can cause loss of hearing, including illness and physical trauma. Some researchers believe the presence of diabetes could contribute to hearing loss or deafness. In fact, hearing loss is about twice as common in people with diabetes compared to those who do not have the disease, according…

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Potential Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

Potential Consequences of Delaying Hearing Loss Treatment

Delaying hearing loss treatment can raise the risk of dementia, falls, and other serious health concerns.   Many people with hearing loss wait too long before seeking help. Some people with hearing loss think they hear and understand perfectly well. Others assume that the loss is part of aging, and believe that they can manage…

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