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Protecting Your Hearing and Hearing Aids During Winter

Protecting Your Hearing and Hearing Aids During Winter

Winter 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. 
How to Hear Better at Holiday Gatherings

How to Hear Better at Holiday Gatherings

Here 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 Problems

Ear Wax, By Any Other Name, Can Still Cause Problems

Did 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, Too

Smoking Is Bad for Your Hearing, Too

Cigarettes 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

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:

Schedule an Annual Hearing Test

Schedule an Annual Hearing Test

Most people won't notice right away that their hearing ability is diminishing.  It often takes years for people to notice symptoms, like having to turn the television up or having to ask people to repeat themselves more often. This is due to the gradual nature of hearing loss. As your hearing continues to get worse, you might end up finding yourself avoiding group situations, loud restaurants and things you typically enjoyed.