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If you or a loved one are among the roughly 15% of Americans who have experienced diminished hearing or hearing loss, you may already be familiar with what an audiologist is. Audiologists, sometimes known as hearing specialists, treat a number of patients for a wide variety of symptoms associated with various types of hearing loss. If you are experiencing hearing

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Have you ever wondered how sounds make their way to our brain? The following is a primer on how we hear. Our ears are made up of three parts: the outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear (also called the cochlea). All three of these areas work together to detect and process sound. Outer ear  – consists of the pinna,

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Misconceptions about hearing instruments and hearing loss are common, and they can create tension between family members and friends. Hearing instrument-wearers know these misconceptions well, as they often have to educate others who say something incorrect (or downright offensive). Take a look at these 10 facts people with hearing instruments wish everyone knew: 1. Talking loudly isn’t necessary Shouting, or

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Every May, Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM) provides an opportunity to raise awareness about communication disorders and hearing impairment. Hearing impairment is one of the most common health problems in the United States and it can have a tremendous impact on your relationships, social encounters, employment, and overall quality of life. Many conditions may play a role in hearing

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The statistics relating to hearing loss are alarming: One person out of every five suffers from hearing loss. That is 48 million Americans – 20% of the population – according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. To put this number in perspective, that is roughly the same number of people that died in World War II or travel to

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