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Jesse Hidalgo

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

By | Ear Health

Ear infections are more often seen in children than in adults, although untreated infections in adults can be more serious. Infection of an adult ear should be carefully diagnosed and monitored by a physician to lower the risks of problems. There are certain factors, which put some people at a higher risk of developing ear infections. However, there are effective treatments and preventive measures that can be used to lower the risk of hearing loss complications. Below are guidelines about symptoms, causes, and treatment options for ear infections. Signs and Symptoms That Might Point to an Ear Infection The ear…

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Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

Conductive Hearing Loss: Signs, Causes, and Treatments

By | Misc.

Parts of the Ear There are three basic parts of the ear: Outer ear – the outermost portion of the ear Middle ear – found between the inner and outer ear, includes the Ossicles, Malleus, Incus, and Stapes Inner ear – The innermost portion of the ear consisting of the Cochlea, Vestibule, and Semicircular Canals Types of Hearing Loss There are two common types of hearing loss, Sensorineural Hearing Loss and Conductive Hearing Loss. A hearing loss related to an issue in the inner ear would be a Sensorineural Hearing Loss. In contrast, when sound cannot get through the outer…

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Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

By | Hearing Loss Treatment

Can Hearing Loss be Cured?  While most hearing loss cannot be cured, your hearing professional can treat it. Therefore, you should seek help as soon as you begin noticing a hearing problem. This way, you can quickly begin hearing loss treatment. Understanding Hearing Loss While many types of hearing difficulties are permanent, those caused by earwax or inflammation from an infection can typically be reversed with treatment. You can treat other types of loss, such as noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) and structural hearing loss, but not cure them. In addition, tinnitus causes permanent ringing in the ears. It is closely…

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Keeping Your Hearing Aids Dry

Keeping Your Hearing Aids Dry

By | Hearing Aid Maintenance

In this article, we will be talking about keeping your hearing aids dry.  If you are a regular wearer of hearing aids, you will have encountered a situation in which moisture or humidity came in contact with the hearing aids. Avoiding getting caught in the rain would be nice, but it happens. Furthermore, humidity can become nearly like turning on a faucet at some times in the year. In any of these instances, moisture and humidity can do damage to hearing aids. Let’s take a look at some of the ways that can happen and what you can do about…

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All About Hearing Protection

All About Hearing Protection Tips

By | Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection

Hearing Protection Tips Hearing loss affects around 15% of American adults. That means around 37.5 million people ages 18 and over report some sort of trouble hearing. With such large numbers in the United States alone, one might wonder what can be done to prevent hearing loss. Although most people experience hearing loss at some point in their lives, there are many things that can be done for prevention. It is important to understand the nature of hearing loss. We should also understand the many ways we can protect the hearing ability we currently have. Here are some hearing protection tips…

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

September Is World Alzheimer’s Month

By | Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease

Over the last several years, Alzheimer’s International Disease (ADI) has been leading the World Alzheimer’s Month in September. This is a time to teach people about Alzheimer’s Disease, reduce negativity and help others learn how to prevent the disease. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s Disease is a brain disease that changes thoughts, memories, behaviors, emotions, and moods. The majority of those with the disease are over 65 years of age. It affects millions of people, all over the world. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease, which accounts for around 90% of dementia cases. It is one of…

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