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There is a wealth of online resources, but it can be difficult to find reliable and accurate information. That’s why we created the Audio Help Hearing Centers blog.

Instead of searching for the answers you need about hearing loss and hearing aids, you can find the information you’re looking for in one convenient place. Audio Help Hearing Centers is committed to providing the latest content to improve your hearing experience. We will work to provide regular updates to give you the most accurate hearing health information.

Weapons of Ear Destruction

Sure, using Q-tips feels great; until someone bumps your arm and you spend the next few hours -and several hundred dollars getting the white, fuzzy danger-stick professionally removed from inside of your eardrum. The pain and risks of using a cotton swab greatly outweigh the benefits, but if you have ever used a Q-tip, you […]

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Hearing Loss: Sounds of Summer

As a child, once I started hearing the song of the cicadas, I knew summer was coming to an end.  To this day, I associate the cicada love song with the beginning of school. (Although, now that I’m a parent, that dread I used to feel has turned to joy.) Some of my other favorite […]

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A Father Inspires His Daughter to Study Audiology

What inspires you? For Lydia, a first year graduate student in the CUNY doctorate in audiology program, it was her father’s journey with hearing loss that influenced her career path. In 2004, Lydia’s father Damon was diagnosed with Neurofibromatosis II (NF II), after physicians discovered tumors throughout his body – the largest being a grapefruit-sized […]

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Made for iPhone Hearing Aids

As technology continues to evolve, the FCC has implemented new rules governing hearing aid compatibility (HAC) for digital wireless phones so that everyone benefits from the advances in the hearing aid and cell phone industries. These developments are designed to make communication more effective by reducing background noise, allowing you to hear the sounds you […]

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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Young Adults

In 2011, the New York City Department of Health conducted a study on noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) in young adults. Of those who participated, 23% reported having hearing problems. The cause? Listening to music through headphones (or ear buds) at an extraordinarily loud volume.  The same adults who reported having hearing loss or tinnitus symptoms […]

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