Hearing Tips


I Hear Too Good: A Firsthand Tale

I Hear Too Good: A Firsthand Tale

October 8, 2019    Ask the Audiologist, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tips

The majority of people diagnosed with hearing loss find themselves experiencing hearing difficulty years before actually finding out that they have measurable hearing loss.

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The Most Common Myths About Tinnitus

The Most Common Myths About Tinnitus

September 18, 2019    Ask the Audiologist, Audiology, Health and Hearing loss, Hearing Loss, Hearing Tips, Tinnitus

MYTH: There is nothing I can do about my tinnitus.

FACT: Many people complain to health care professionals about ringing or buzz-ing in their ears and are told that there is little they can do about it. “Tinnitus is just something you will have to deal with,” they say. “Try to ignore it.” But the fact is that there is a LOT you can do to lessen the effects of tinnitus.

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Hearing Aids in a Private Clinic Versus Costco

Hearing Aids in a Private Clinic Versus Costco

September 11, 2019    Community, Hearing Aids, Hearing Tips

We are often asked if the hearing aids sold at Costco are the same as the products that are fit in the private clinic.  The answer is similar to the famous Hertz commercial, “not exactly.” 

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8 Suggestions To Help You Hear Better Today

8 Suggestions To Help You Hear Better Today

August 28, 2019    Audiology, Hearing Tips

No matter how mild or severe your hearing is, there is something that you can do about it today!

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Why you should never use cotton swabs to clean your ears

Why you should never use cotton swabs to clean your ears

August 21, 2019    Health and Hearing loss, Hearing Tips

Have you ever used cotton swabs to clean your ears? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. Many people do this, which is unsurprising given that cotton swabs appear to be the perfect size and shape for the job. Despite this, most medical professional recommend against using cotton swabs (also known as Q-Tips) to clean earwax and other debris out of the ear. Read this week’s article for more information.

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