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Types of Hearing Loss Children born prematurely with a low birth weight, complete earwax blockage, damage to hair cells as a result of being around loud noises, the list of reasons why someone may lose their hearing goes on and on. That said, different reasons for hearing loss cause different types of hearing loss, and some are more serious than

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Breaking in Your New Hearing Aid Answer: A new pair of shoes, a new car engine, a new leather jacket, a new baseball glove. Question: Name something you have to “break in”. Okay, you forgot one...a new hearing aid. Yes, I said hearing aid. When your audiologist fits you for a new hearing aid, and it doesn’t matter if you

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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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