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Do Allergies Cause Hearing Loss?

Allergies and Hearing Loss The immune system responds to allergies by producing antibodies that release the compound histamine. Histamine causes itchy eyes, sneezing, and a runny nose – essentially, hay fever. This excess mucus production can obstruct the Eustachian tube, which is the drainage passage for the middle ear. The middle ear amplifies and transfers sound from the outer […]

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New Hearing Technology Brings Sound To A Little Girl

June 1, 20153:35 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Lauren Silverman   Jiya Bavishi was born deaf. For five years, she couldn’t hear and she couldn’t speak at all. But when I first meet her, all she wants to do is say hello. The 6-year-old is bouncing around the room at her speech therapy session […]

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Naples Tinnitus Event – Levo Day, Open House

SPECIAL INVITATION FOR PATIENTS SEEKING TINNITUS TREATMENT   For one in five people, tinnitus (or ‘ringing in the ears’) can have a substantial impact on their quality of life.   On Wednesday, January 31st a representative from the Otoharmonics corporation and I will be hosting a full-day event for tinnitus patients.    RSVP by calling […]

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Reading information aloud to yourself improves memory of materials

You are more likely to remember something if you read it out loud, a study from the University of Waterloo has found. A recent Waterloo study found that speaking text aloud helps to get words into long-term memory. Dubbed the “production effect,” the study determined that it is the dual action of speaking and hearing […]

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Retirement and your hearing health

Retirement and your hearing health   Contributed by Debbie Clason, staff writer, Healthy Hearing October 19, 2017 Thinking about retiring soon? Don’t forget to factor hearing healthcare costs into your retirement budget. According to estimates from HealthView Insights, a provider of retirement health care planning applications, the average American couple retiring in 2017 and covered […]

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Human inner ear organs grown: Could lead to new therapies for hearing, balance impairments

Researchers have successfully developed a method to grow inner ear tissue from human stem cells, a finding that could lead to new platforms to model disease and new therapies for the treatment of hearing and balance disorders. Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have successfully developed a method to grow inner ear tissue from […]

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Virtual Reality to Understand a Patients Hearing Loss

Virtual reality application to experience the world through aging bodies   The new app, developed at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK USA, is one of several virtual reality experiences available at the university.   Credit for this story is to the following: Published on Thursday, 20 April 2017 16:21 © KimCarpenter NJ – flickr.com […]

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Is it possible? Can hearing aids be…sexy?

Is it possible? Can hearing aids be…sexy?   Contributed by Brande Plotnick, MS, MBA, managing editor, Healthy Hearing February 2, 2017 Do you think hearing aids can be sexy? For most people, that answer is a resounding “no.” Maybe you’re already conjuring up visions of hearing aids past like the one your beloved grandpa (rest his soul) wore when […]

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My Accidental Triumph Over Tinnitus

My Accidental Triumph Over Tinnitus   Contributed by Glenn Schweitzer February 9, 2017 For as long as I can remember, silence was a high-pitched tone.  Growing up, I had no idea that other people couldn’t hear what I could hear when it was quiet. I just assumed it was normal. But in 2011, I was diagnosed […]

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Healthy habits to fight hearing loss

Healthy habits to fight hearing loss     Contributed by Brande Plotnick, MS, MBA, managing editor, Healthy Hearing January 5, 2017 It’s a new year, and a new you. No matter your hearing status – whether you currently use hearing aids, suspect you may have hearing loss or have perfectly healthy ears – you can start your new year […]

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We promise to work closely with you to discover where you are having the most difficulty communicating. Then, we will collaborate with you to determine the best solution to increase your ability to hear.

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