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Why Do My Ears Pop When I Fly?

Why Do My Ears Pop When I Fly?

Anyone who has ever flown in a plane has probably experienced the discomfort of fullness in your ears. This feeling is often followed by the sudden urge to “pop” your ears, sometimes the “popping” occurs spontaneously, and sometimes it requires some assistance. But...

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Can You Prevent Hearing Loss?

Can You Prevent Hearing Loss?

More than 36 million Americans have hearing loss (some estimates place the number as high as 43 million).  More than half of those individuals are under the age of 65. One of the leading causes of hearing loss is exposure to excessive amounts of noise.  When you don’t...

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Can Covid-19 Affect the Inner Ear?

Can Covid-19 Affect the Inner Ear?

New research suggests that the inner ear is susceptible to infection with SARS-CoV-2, which causes COVID-19. Covid-19 patients have reported symptoms affecting their ears. These symptoms include complaints about hearing loss, tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and balance...

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Hearing Loss After a Stroke

Hearing Loss After a Stroke

You or someone you know has had a stroke. And unfortunately you or they are struggling to understand what is being said. It is possible that the stroke has caused hearing loss. What is a stroke? Strokes happen when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted. This...

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Is There a Link Between Covid and Tinnitus?

Is There a Link Between Covid and Tinnitus?

What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is commonly described as a ringing in the ears, but it also can sound like roaring, clicking, hissing, or buzzing. It may be soft or loud, high pitched or low pitched. You might hear it in either one or both ears. Roughly 10 percent of the...

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I Have Arthritis, How Can I Handle a Hearing Aid?

I Have Arthritis, How Can I Handle a Hearing Aid?

Too often patients who have a hearing loss and arthritis are afraid that their arthritis will prevent them from being able to handle a hearing aid.  Rest assured, we have many patients with multiple health problems that create dexterity issues including arthritis....

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Dining Out With a Hearing Loss

Dining Out With a Hearing Loss

One of the more challenging listening situations for individuals with hearing loss is communicating in a restaurant. Even the most elegant restaurants tend to be on the noisy side. Conversations are occurring around you, dishes and silverware are clanging, and music...

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10 Signs That It’s Time to Get a Hearing Test

10 Signs That It’s Time to Get a Hearing Test

If you’re reading this post, in all likelihood either you already know you need hearing aids or you know someone who needs hearing aids.  Either way, here’s a list of 10 signs that you or they have enough of a problem to a least get a hearing test.  These signs are...

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Warm Weather Tips for Hearing Aid Users

Warm Weather Tips for Hearing Aid Users

Warmer weather is coming.  Warmer weather also brings heat, humidity and air conditioning all of which can wreak havoc on hearing aids.  Moisture collects in tubing; corrosion forms on contact points and ears may produce more wax. Moisture/Water Water is a serious...

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