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I Don’t Hear Well...Could a Hearing Aid Help Me? First of all, let me just start off by saying that if you have a hearing problem, or suspect you may, you need to make an appointment with an audiologist. Dr. Ronald Sheffey, audiologist at Ear 4 U in Nashville, TN, explains that only one out of five people who could

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Can an Ear Infection Lead to Hearing Loss? So this idea for Ears 4 U’s blog came up because my son, wanting to enjoy the last few days of summer, had me take him to the pool this past Labor Day weekend. Well now he’s missing school and I need to take him to the doctor because he has an

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Can Ear Piercings Affect Hearing? For almost as long as civilization has been around, piercing the ears has been popular. Whether it was done as part of a ritual, rite, or just for aesthetics, there is evidence as far back as 2500 BC of ear piercing. Today, this popular tradition continues, but it isn’t just the earlobe that is the

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School Hearing Screening Well, the kids are FINALLY back in school. (Did I just say that outloud?) They have their pencils, paper, binders, etc. So what else do they need? A hearing screening. In the State of Tennessee, as with other states, it is the law according to Health Screening Guidelines that students in Pre K, K, 2nd, 4th, 6th,

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Strategies to Help the Hearing Impaired Communicate Does your hearing loss ever make it difficult for you to fully participate in conversations? Dr. Ronald Sheffey, the audiologist at Ears 4 U in Nashville, would like to share a few strategies with you to help make communicating with others easier. Obviously, hearing loss affects your day to day living, from receiving

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