April 07, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing

Foreign Objects or Insects In the Ear

Is It OK to Remove Earwax Buildup? Earwax is a natural substance produced by glands in the skin of the outer ear canal. Earwax has a purpose, but it can buildup and cause problems like itching, hearing loss, dizziness, ringing in the ears, and pain. You shouldn’t ever use Q-tips

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March 23, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing

The Top 9 Methods of Tinnitus Treatment

The Top 9 Methods of Tinnitus Treatment Medical Author: John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP John P. Cunha, DO, is a U.S. board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician. Dr. Cunha’s educational background includes a BS in Biology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a DO

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March 17, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing

Millions of Americans Bombarded by Loud Noises

Latest Hearing News THURSDAY, March 16, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Almost 58 million Americans are exposed to loud noises at work and home, but too few try to protect their hearing, a new study finds. “This noise exposure epidemic had not really been quantified at the household level in the

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March 16, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing

Health Tip: Tune in to Hearing Loss

Latest Hearing News (HealthDay News) — Hearing loss can affect people of any age, not just seniors. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says you may have a hearing loss if: You play the television louder than most others deem comfortable. You have difficulty hearing conversation in a

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March 16, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing

Ear Infection (Otitis Media)

Is Your Infant or Child at Risk for Ear Infection? Question: ______________ is a risk factor for ear infections in infants. Answers: A. Diarrhea B. Bottlefeeding C. Premature birth C. Being first born Click to find out the answer! » Middle ear infection definition and facts Middle ear infections or

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March 03, 2017 by Contributor in Hearing

Hearing Loss May Double in United States by 2060

By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter Latest Hearing News THURSDAY, March 2, 2017 (HealthDay News) — As the U.S. population ages, millions more will face the prospect of losing their hearing, researchers report. Among American adults 20 and older, hearing loss is expected to increase from 44 million in 2020 (15 percent

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