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How to Maintain Good Hearing Health

Your hearing health is one of the most important things about your body. We take hearing for granted. Imagine if you started to lose your hearing. Major changes would have to occur in your life. Following these precautionary steps will help lower your chance of hearing loss caused by physical damage and environmental factors such Read more about How to Maintain Good Hearing Health[…]

Early Signs of Child Hearing Loss

Hearing is a critical tool for children as they learn, play, and develop. Some children are born with hearing impairments, while others may develop hearing loss over time. Unfortunately, even mild hearing loss can affect the way that a child speaks, hears, and understands language. Diagnosing a hearing problem in toddlers can be increasingly difficult, Read more about Early Signs of Child Hearing Loss[…]

Hearing Loss Facts and Resources

Hearing Loss in Children Babies usually learn language effortlessly, when parents talk both to them and to those around them. During the first year of life, children develop listening skills and use them as a basis for babble. Their first words typically emerging at 12–15 months. For a child with any degree of hearing loss, Read more about Hearing Loss Facts and Resources[…]

How to Address Hearing Loss with Your Loved Ones

As the holidays near, many of us will be surrounded by family and friends — some who we haven’t seen for some time. As we reminisce and update each other on what’s been going on in our lives, most assuredly we will notice changes in our loved ones. It may be weight loss — or Read more about How to Address Hearing Loss with Your Loved Ones[…]

Hearing Loss is the Number One Disability in the World

Hearing loss is prevalent in modern societies as a result of the combined effects of noise, aging, disease, and heredity. Loss of hearing is the number one disability in the world; approximately 28 million Americans suffer some type of hearing loss. In addition, 15 of every 1000 people under the age of 18 have a hearing Read more about Hearing Loss is the Number One Disability in the World[…]

Zika Linked to Hearing Loss, Study Says

Add hearing loss to the list of health problems that could be caused by the Zika virus. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the study Tuesday, saying that out of nearly 70 children infected with the virus, four had hearing loss that appeared to be unconnected with any other health issue. This, Read more about Zika Linked to Hearing Loss, Study Says[…]

Hearing Loss May Be Causing Your Child’s Poor Performance in School

If your child is performing poorly in class, your initial reaction would most likely be to hire a tutor. While generally this approach works, there are some occasions when hiring a tutor or giving the child extra work doesn’t result in improved performance in class. This is because the root of the problem isn’t addressed. Read more about Hearing Loss May Be Causing Your Child’s Poor Performance in School[…]

Your Hearing Loss May Be Due to Excess Wax Buildup

One cause of hearing loss that is sometimes overlooked is excess buildup of wax in the ear canal. Fortunately this cause of hearing loss has a simple solution. Wax blockage is a temporary obstruction of the ear canal with wax, also called cerumen. The ear canal is lined with hair follicles and glands that produce Read more about Your Hearing Loss May Be Due to Excess Wax Buildup[…]

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