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The Healthy Hearing Report

Each week the Healthy Hearing Report team publishes helpful information about living with hearing loss, tinnitus and other auditory disorders. 

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Why you shouldn't clean your ears with a cotton swab or Q-Tip

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Even if you have very waxy ears, don't attempt to clean them until you read this.

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Why you shouldn't clean your ears with a cotton swab or Q-Tip

Even if you have very waxy ears, don't attempt to clean them until you read this.

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How I manage Meniere's symptoms with a low-sodium diet

Tips for managing Meniere's with a low-salt diet

Tips for transitioning to a low-sodium diet to help you get a handle on your Meniere's symptoms.

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How I manage Meniere's symptoms with a low-sodium diet

Tips for transitioning to a low-sodium diet to help you get a handle on your Meniere's symptoms.

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Why two hearing aids are better than one

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Wearing two hearing aids makes sense if you have hearing loss in both ears. Here are all the reasons why two is better than one.

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Why two hearing aids are better than one

Wearing two hearing aids makes sense if you have hearing loss in both ears. Here are all the reasons why two is better than one.

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Should you try acupuncture for hearing loss or tinnitus?

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Although Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners have been using acupuncture to treat hearing loss and deafness for centuries, most medical professionals caution that further study is required.

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Should you try acupuncture for hearing loss or tinnitus?

Although Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners have been using acupuncture to treat hearing loss and deafness for centuries, most medical professionals caution that further study is required.

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Essential oils for tinnitus and hearing loss: Will they help?

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Many articles make claims about essential oils for hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo and ear infections. Find out what the research says.

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Essential oils for tinnitus and hearing loss: Will they help?

Many articles make claims about essential oils for hearing loss, tinnitus, vertigo and ear infections. Find out what the research says.

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The AidKeeper: One man's journey to create an indestructible hearing aid case

Calvin Huit with AidKeeper models

If you're looking for a hearing aid case that's practically indestructible, entrepreneur and hearing aid wearer Calvin Huit has designed the AidKeeper with you in mind.

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The AidKeeper: One man's journey to create an indestructible hearing aid case

If you're looking for a hearing aid case that's practically indestructible, entrepreneur and hearing aid wearer Calvin Huit has designed the AidKeeper with you in mind.

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Autism, auditory processing disorder and your child’s hearing health

A boy with headphones on looks out the window.

Because ASD affects each child differently, seek help from your hearing healthcare professional if you believe your child is having difficulty with their hearing.

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Autism, auditory processing disorder and your child’s hearing health

Because ASD affects each child differently, seek help from your hearing healthcare professional if you believe your child is having difficulty with their hearing.

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How to pick the best audiologist

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When you are trying to find the perfect audiologist, there are several things you should take into consideration. Let Healthy Hearing help you find an audiologist or hearing aid specialist near you.

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How to pick the best audiologist

When you are trying to find the perfect audiologist, there are several things you should take into consideration. Let Healthy Hearing help you find an audiologist or hearing aid specialist near you.

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Vaping and hearing loss: Is there a link?

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With reports of vaping and sudden hearing loss on the rise, what does the evidence say?

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Vaping and hearing loss: Is there a link?

With reports of vaping and sudden hearing loss on the rise, what does the evidence say?

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Viagra and hearing loss

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Research shows that Viagra and similar drugs increase your risk of sudden hearing loss, tinnitus and dizziness.

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Viagra and hearing loss

Research shows that Viagra and similar drugs increase your risk of sudden hearing loss, tinnitus and dizziness.

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Obesity and hearing loss: What's the connection?

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Obesity may increase the risk of other health conditions that are linked to hearing loss, such as high blood pressure and diabetes. 

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Obesity and hearing loss: What's the connection?

Obesity may increase the risk of other health conditions that are linked to hearing loss, such as high blood pressure and diabetes. 

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Cochlear implant recipients reconnect to music with new app

Bring Back the Beat app

A new app called Bring Back the Beat helps cochlear implant wearers reconnect with music using a series of focused attention and listening practice games.

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Cochlear implant recipients reconnect to music with new app

A new app called Bring Back the Beat helps cochlear implant wearers reconnect with music using a series of focused attention and listening practice games.

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Award-winning celebrities with hearing loss

Halle Berry

In a world where image is everything and communication is a necessary skill, these celebrities with hearing loss are definitely award worthy.

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Award-winning celebrities with hearing loss

In a world where image is everything and communication is a necessary skill, these celebrities with hearing loss are definitely award worthy.

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Creating a hearing loss friendly wedding

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It's wedding season! If you're planning a summer wedding, we've got tips to ensure your guests with hearing loss will have the same great experience as the rest of your guests.

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Creating a hearing loss friendly wedding

It's wedding season! If you're planning a summer wedding, we've got tips to ensure your guests with hearing loss will have the same great experience as the rest of your guests.

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing conversation | Corry Wilcox, AuD

Corry Wilcox of Audiology Associates

A strict adherence to best practices and positive outcomes as well as counseling and humor are reasons why patients choose Audiology Associates in Lancaster, Ohio for their hearing healthcare needs.

Hearing Center Interview

Healthy Hearing conversation | Corry Wilcox, AuD

A strict adherence to best practices and positive outcomes as well as counseling and humor are reasons why patients choose Audiology Associates in Lancaster, Ohio for their hearing healthcare needs.

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The link between migraines and hearing loss

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Research shows those who suffer from migraines may be at increased risk for developing hearing loss. Find out the connection between migraine headaches and hearing loss.

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The link between migraines and hearing loss

Research shows those who suffer from migraines may be at increased risk for developing hearing loss. Find out the connection between migraine headaches and hearing loss.

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Spider silk could offer breakthrough in hearing aid microphones

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Binghamton University researchers take a cue from nature to improve upon current hearing aid microphone technology.

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Spider silk could offer breakthrough in hearing aid microphones

Binghamton University researchers take a cue from nature to improve upon current hearing aid microphone technology.

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The Zika virus and hearing loss

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Researchers are just beginning to understand the connection between the Zika virus and hearing loss. Could you or your newborn be at risk?

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The Zika virus and hearing loss

Researchers are just beginning to understand the connection between the Zika virus and hearing loss. Could you or your newborn be at risk?

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