The Healthy Hearing Report

Our daily dose of original articles, news and interviews to keep you current about hearing health and hearing aids.

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Use it or lose it: Brain atrophy

Brain atrophy is the damaging of connections between brain cells or loss of cells in general, which can be greatly impacted by hearing loss. 

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South Miami Audiology | Hearing Center Interview

Cindy Simon has been in the hearing healthcare industry for more than 30 years, and is currently servicing the South Dade area. 

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New study shows link between obesity and hearing loss

New research shows possible connection between obesity and hearing loss.

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New technologies and binaural processing

Hearing aid technologies are making it easier for users to hear the most natural environment possible. 

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Committee views medicare audiology bill

Representative introduces Medicare bill which would help cover audiology services from audiologists.

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How the brain processes binaural beats

Binaural beats are processed by the brain, and a new sound is created and considered to be an audio hallucination. 

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MidState Ear, Nose & Throat Center | Hearing Center Interview

Lynn Fickes, audiologist at the MidState Ear, Nose & Throat Center, began her journey in the hearing healthcare field in high school, and has since worked hard to provide proper care to those in need. 

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How hearing loss can affect two ears differently

When some people begin to notice they are experiencing hearing loss, they may realize that they have more hearing loss in one ear than the other.

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Hearing aids: Two are better than one

Just like we have two ears to have well-rounded hearing, people who wear hearing aids should wear two instruments. 

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Dr. Granville Brady Jr. | Hearing Center Interview

With two locations in New Jersey in Clifton and East Brunswick, Dr. Granville Brady serves patients who suffer from hearing loss and balance problems related to hearing issues with the use of the latest in the field's technology. 

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Binaural hearing: understanding the sounds

Being able to hear clearly out of both ears increases the ability to understand noises, and decreases the amount of strain on the ears. 

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Epilepsy drug shows promise in treating tinnitus

In a controlled animal study, a drug used to treat epilepsy shows promise in helping to treat tinnitus.

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Binaural hearing: the anatomy behind it

The ears are designed to pick up sounds and transmit them through waves into the brain, but do you ever wonder why we have two instead of one? 

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Ashbrook Audiology & Hearing Aid Centers Inc. | Hearing Center Interview

As a hearing aid wearer himself, Paul Ashbrook opened up Ashbrook Audiology & Hearing Aid Centers Inc. in 2003, and has since expanded with a total of three offices in Martinsville, Danville and Stuart, Virginia.

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Top five reasons to get your hearing examined

Millions of Americans are affected by a certain degree of hearing loss, but many do not address the issue until years after experiencing symptoms. Here are a few of the biggest reasons to head to the audiologist: 

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How can I tell if it's hearing loss or ear wax?

Blockage or pressure in the ear canal can be a sign of hearing loss, but it can also be a symptom of having an excess amount of ear wax built up within the ear. 

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Breaking down an audiogram

After going to your hearing exam, you'll receive an audiogram that will lay out the results in the form of a graph.

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President of Healthy Hearing promotes hearing health in podcast

As part of Better Hearing Month, Dr. Paul Dybala, President of Healthy Hearing, discusses the importance of living a hearing healthy lifestyle.

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Getting your hearing tested: the science

There is a lot of science that goes into modern hearing testing standards. A hearing test is set up to be a carefully controlled examination of your hearing ability.

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Audiological Services | Hearing Center Interview

After opening its doors in January 1995, Audiological Services in Lufkin, Texas, has committed to serving the community with personalized hearing healthcare.

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Getting your hearing tested: the experience

Getting your hearing examined is a painless and noninvasive procedure that will determine your level of hearing loss and any damage to the nerve, eardrum or cochlea.

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More studies confirm hearing loss related to medication

Multiple studies investigate link between hearing loss and analgesic medication.

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Your hearing loss and safety

Experiencing hearing loss can pose a safety threat to your and others' health.

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What common sounds do people with hearing loss miss?

If you suffer from hearing loss, it may mean that you're unable to communicate with friends and loved ones without asking them to repeat themselves.

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