Hearing Loss of the Outer and Middle Ear

Hearing Loss of the Outer and Middle Ear

There are various types of hearing loss that affect millions of people today. Hearing loss that results from damage to the middle or outer ear is known as conductive hearing loss. This can involve injury to the ossicle bones within the middle section of the ear, the ear canal, and the observable part of the outer ear.

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Common Ear Ailments

Common Ear Ailments

An ear condition known as Otosclerosis is an abnormal growth located near the tiny bone known as the stapes which is located within the ear. This growth can prevent the stapes from moving freely and preventing your ear from functioning at an optimal level.

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Exercise for Hearing and Weight Management

Exercise for Hearing and Weight Management

The Department of Health and Human Services recommends two and a half hours of moderate or one hour fifteen minutes of vigorous exercise per week to maintain your weight. This means that all you need to do is exercise approximately half an hour each day for five days in a week.

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Hearing with the Help of Others

Hearing with the Help of Others

Recent research published by Dr. Barbara Weinstein in the Hearing Journal suggests that social support is a vital aspect of using hearing devices to their full potential. Having a sense of communal support with your loved ones and coworkers can help you adjust quicker to the process of wearing hearing devices.

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Tinnitus and Hearing Instrument Programs

Tinnitus and Hearing Instrument Programs

Hearing is an essential part of our daily existence. Be it at home or at work, we are constantly surrounded by a myriad of sounds that enrich our lives. Modern hearing instruments are equipped with a number of programs that can cater to each individual user in a variety of environmental settings.

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Inner Working of Ears

Inner Working of Ears

The ears comprise only a small part of our bodies, but play a significant role in our lives. The ears are broken down into three different parts: the inner ear, middle ear, and outer ear. Each of these parts works together to enable us to decode and process sounds to enable us to hear properly.

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Differing Hearing Impairment

Differing Hearing Impairment

In recent years it has been found that 360 million people worldwide suffer from hearing loss, out of which 48 million people are Americans. Hearing loss is considered to be the third most common chronic condition in the United States of America. Considering the severity of the problem it is imperative to learn more about the different types of hearing loss that Americans are facing today.

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Hearing Loss - Effects on An Active Lifestyle

Hearing Loss - Effects on An Active Lifestyle

Our hearing is instrumental in allowing us to enjoy an active lifestyle. Whether it is participating in a lively discussion, traveling, or practicing our favorite outdoor activity or sport, healthy hearing allows us to be engaged with those around us.

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