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Itchy Ears

Itchy Ears

If you’ve recently started wearing hearing aids, you might have experienced itchy ears at the beginning! Or, perhaps, your ears still get itchy after wearing your hearing aids for some time. Itchiness at the beginning is not uncommon, but there are some tips and...

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What should I do if I find a hearing aid?

What should I do if I find a hearing aid?

Unfortunately, and especially with our current mask-wearing rules, hearing aids sometimes get lost. They might fall off while you’re exercising, catch on your mask as you remove it, or even just slip out if they don’t fit perfectly. For this reason, we recommend that...

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Choosing an Audiologist

Choosing an Audiologist

If you are needing a hearing test, or think you might have a hearing problem, it can be difficult to know who to go and see. With so many people advertising hearing tests and hearing aids, how do you choose? Are there certain signs you can look out for? Here are 5...

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Why doesn’t my loved one wear their hearing aids?

Why doesn’t my loved one wear their hearing aids?

This week’s Big Question is one we get from spouses, adult children, and other family members all the time. Why doesn’t my loved one wear their hearing aids? Whether they are asking about their husband, wife, mom, dad, grandparent, or friend, it can be so difficult to...

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How Loud is Too Loud for My Ears?

How Loud is Too Loud for My Ears?

With the rise of headphones and earbuds, many of us are choosing to listen to music or other sounds directly into our ears. This is especially true for the younger generations, leading many of their parents and grandparents to wonder whether they might be causing...

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Masks and Hearing Aids

Masks and Hearing Aids

We previously wrote a post about communicating with someone who is wearing a mask. Now that we are all required to wear one whenever we leave the house, patients have become aware of another major problem with them. Many hearing aids are worn behind the ear- and many...

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Can COVID-19 Cause Hearing Loss?

Can COVID-19 Cause Hearing Loss?

Can COVID-19 cause hearing loss? The arrival of COVID-19 coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) has taken the world by storm. With such a new virus, scientists and doctors are learning new things about the symptoms, outcomes, and management almost every day. A few months ago, it...

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New Products: January to June 2020

New Products: January to June 2020

It’s been 6 months since our last ‘new products’ post, and there have been a lot of changes in the world, and in the world of hearing aids, since then. While we’ve had to get used to masks, sanitizer, and social distancing, our hearing aid manufacturers have been hard...

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Should I see an Audiologist or an ENT?

Should I see an Audiologist or an ENT?

If you’ve noticed an issue with your ears or hearing, you might not know where to turn. Asking around, or looking on Google, you might find that several medical professionals focus on either the ears or hearing, most commonly Audiologists, and Ear, Nose and Throat...

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Hearing Aids and the Television

Hearing Aids and the Television

One of the complaints that Audiologists get about new hearing aids is that they do not help with the TV.  A lot of the time this has to do with the sound being processed too much - being sent out from a speaker in the phone or at the TV, picked up by the hearing aids’...

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