Protecting Your Hearing and Hearing Aids During WinterWinter is right around the corner and so is a lot of tough weather. While you’re protecting the outside of your ears from bitter winds, don’t forget about the dangers winter poses for the rest of your hearing system.
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How to Hear Better at Holiday GatheringsHere comes the holiday season! Navigating a world full of sound is an everyday thing for you, but the unique cacophony that is a family gathering can present challenges you never face during the course of a regular day.
Ear Wax, By Any Other Name, Can Still Cause ProblemsDid you know that ear wax has a more official name? It’s called “cerumen.” It’s produced in the ear canal to protect you from dirt, dust and bacteria that make their way in; the motion of chewing slowly moves the cerumen out of the ear canal and into the bowl of your ear.
Smoking Is Bad for Your Hearing, TooCigarettes are bad for you in all sorts of ways, but you may be surprised to learn that they can also have a negative effect on your hearing. That’s right. It’s not just your heart and lungs that get stressed by cigarettes.
Eating Well May Support Healthy Hearing
Although you may know about the importance of diet to your overall health; you may not be aware of the connection between healthy eating and your ability to hear. Take minerals, for instance: there are a lot of them, each with a different health benefit. Learn how they may be helpful to your hearing: