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Hearing Health Blog

If you’ve experienced a ringing in your ears , you’re not alone. According to the US Centers for Disease Control, around 20 million people in America suffer from some form of chronic burdensome tinnitus. There are two kinds of tinnitus: endogenous and exogenous. Endogenous tinnitus is a hallucination of the auditory cortex where the brain creates phantom sounds and the

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Hearing aid technology, just like everything else, doesn’t stand still. Manufacturers are continually looking for ways to improve their devices to provide greater functionality for users. Hearing aids have developed enormously over the last ten years and will continue to do so over the next. Check out these latest trends in hearing aid technology . Sleeker, more stylish designs If

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This happens all the time with people who have hearing loss and there’s a variety of reasons. They can sense the other person’s agitation, and they still didn’t hear it, so they nod and let it go. Or someone is in deep denial still and afraid to admit they can’t hear. Contact us today to set up a complimentary consultation.

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Smoking affects your arteries and veins by narrowing them.  That means less oxygenated blood getting through the body as it should.  That means your brain and your ears are not getting as much healthy blood as they need.

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Read on for information about our special holiday hearing event. November 13th, 14th, & 15th Only! Are you finding yourself... Hearing but not understanding certain words? Having difficulty understanding conversation in noisy environments like restaurants? Frequently asking people to repeat themselves? Having to turn the TV up loud in order to understand what is being said? If you answered yes

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Certain medications designed to help one aspect of your health have been found to actually cause auditory problems such as hearing loss and tinnitus. These chemicals can reach the nerves of the inner ear through the bloodstream, damaging the ability to hear properly. More than 200 drugs are considered ototoxic, meaning they can damage the patient’s hearing by causing hearing

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One of the most basic foundations of any relationship is communication. It should come as no surprise, then, that untreated hearing loss can have a profound impact on our relationships. When a hearing impairment is not addressed, the struggle to communicate properly with friends and family can cause a person to withdraw socially, feel isolated, damage mental health and be

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Many of us look forward to the fun, active and social events that fill our summer schedules. Although we rejoice in getting outside after a long winter and cool spring, many warm weather activities can be hard on our hearing. Fortunately, taking some precautions allows us to both protect our hearing and enjoy all that summer has to offer. Summer

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Hearing Rehabilitation Center in Commerce, MI is hosting an open house on June 26th-28th.  During this special event, Audiologist Dr. Dee Sehgal will be offering free evaluations and consultations. During this free evaluation, a Video Otoscope will be used to evaluate the cause of hearing difficulties ; this painless procedure will help us see to your eardrum.  By doing this, we

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Even when they suspect a problem, people put off hearing tests for a number of reasons. On average, a person experiencing hearing loss waits more than five years before doing anything about it. A perceived lack of time, cost or the stigma associated with hearing loss may be behind the procrastination, but there are many reasons delaying is not a

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