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Tips for Tinnitus

Tips for Tinnitus

Many people suffer from tinnitus. Here are some tips for Tinnitus management! Tinnitus is the perception of a ringing or knocking sound in one or both ears without the presence of an outside source. For some people, the constant ringing can make it difficult to sleep...

Hearing Aids and Phones

Hearing Aids and Phones

Hearing Aids and Phones Do you have trouble hearing when using your hearing aids and cell phones? Bluetooth? If it is an issue with a cell phone, the first thing to check is to see if your hearing aids have Bluetooth capability that would allow calls to be streamed...

Ringing In My Ears

Ringing In My Ears

WHY DO I HEAR RINGING IN MY EARS? Constant ringing, buzzing or clicking in the ears without the presence of an external sound source, is a condition called tinnitus. Tinnitus can be temporary, but more than often it is permanent. Approximately 740 million people...

Help Yourself Hear Better

Help Yourself Hear Better

The holiday season is right around the corner, so, we want to share some tips that will help you hear better and more clearly at family gatherings or when in a restaurant environment in order to help you prepare! 1- Turn down background noise It is important to turn...

What is an Audiologist?

What is an Audiologist?

What is an audiologist? Audiologists are the primary healthcare professionals who evaluate, diagnose, treat, and manage hearing loss and balance disorders in individuals of all ages. Audiologists undertake a minimum of an undergraduate degree through a recognized...

Untreated Hearing Loss

Untreated Hearing Loss

Increased risk of dementia: Overcompensation of the brain can have implications on higher level-functioning such as memory. This can increase the risk of Dementia and cognitive decline. Ringing in the ears (Tinnitus): Tinnitus can be a symptom of hearing loss. For some people, this can cause problems with sleep. Tinnitus can also increase levels of anxiety.

Hearing Aids in Water?

Hearing Aids in Water?

Like anything electronic, hearing aids are susceptible to damage from moisture and water.  Unfortunately, exposing your hearing aids to moisture isn’t something that can always be avoided… Humid weather, rain, skin oil, and sweat are things we can’t do much about and...

Hearing Aid Myths

Hearing Aid Myths

Considering a hearing aid and you live in George? Many myths about hearing aids can make people uninterested in pursuing them. Here are some common misconceptions about hearing aids that we can prove are wrong: 1) They’re uncomfortable. If your hearing aids are...

Hearing Loss is Not a Sign of Old Age

Hearing Loss is Not a Sign of Old Age

Do only older people have a hearing loss? We often hear this in our Audiology practice in George… Many people think that hearing loss is age related. Hearing loss can happen at any age! While one cause of hearing loss is the aging process, many things can cause...