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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Noise-induced hearing loss happens when tiny hair-like structures (stereocilia) that sit on top of hair cells in the inner ear are damaged by noises that are too loud and/or last for too long. When stereocilia are damaged, the hair cells...

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Teaching your kids healthy hearing

Teaching your kids healthy hearing

We all aspire to be the best role models possible for our kids so it is important to start teaching them about hearing health from a young age and demonstrate healthy hearing practices around the home. As well as getting...

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Hearing loss as we get older

Hearing loss as we get older

One of the most common hearing conditions to affect the elderly and aging adults is age-related hearing loss. In fact, age-related hearing loss will most likely affect each of us as we get older. As we age, a number of...

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Early signs of hearing loss

Early signs of hearing loss

Unlike a physical wound, hearing loss is quite the invisible condition and therefore hard to detect yourself. You can’t see yourself succumbing to the early warning signs of hearing loss, so quite often those early warning signs are overlooked. So,...

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Single-sided deafness

Single-sided deafness

Single-sided deafness, otherwise known as unilateral hearing loss, is when a person has normal hearing in one ear, yet little or no hearing in the other ear. While most with single-sided deafness (SSD) go on to live normal lives, relying...

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High frequency hearing loss

High frequency hearing loss

High frequency hearing loss is just one of the many types of hearing impairment and also one of the most common. Those living with high frequency hearing loss will find that while they are able to hear sounds of a...

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Sensorineural hearing loss

Sensorineural hearing loss

Sensorineural hearing loss is just one of several types of hearing loss, yet one of the most common. Sensorineural hearing loss occurs when the inner ear is damaged or when there are problems with the nerves between your inner ear...

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Dentists - Protect your Hearing

Dentists - Protect your Hearing

When we warn of the dangers of workplace noise exposure, often we think of industries such as farming or construction which are known for using loud machinery or power tools. While they may not be working on forklifts or operating...

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