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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.

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What to Expect When OTC Hearing Aids Appear on Drugstore Shelves

In October, drugstores, big box stores and mass merchandisers will begin selling over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids. They differ from traditional prescription hearing aids you might purchase from an audiologist or hearing instrument specialist. Understanding OTC Hearing Aids There are major differences between OTC devices and prescription hearing aids that are important for you to understand. […]

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Are Your Earbuds Putting Your Hearing at Risk?

How many people do you see using headphones or earbuds each day? How often do you use them yourself? Headphones and earbuds make it convenient to listen to music and shows and stream calls wherever you go. However, listening to audio too loudly and for too long can contribute to serious hearing problems, called noise-induced […]

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Fall Allergies Might be Affecting Your Hearing

Do your ears feel plugged and itchy in the fall? Do you notice a difference in your hearing ability? Those may be signs of fall allergies. Your body’s immune response to allergens can cause temporary conductive hearing loss What Causes Fall Allergies? Your body releases antibodies called histamines to protect your immune system from allergens. […]

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Are You Getting Your Ears Tested as Often as Your Eyes?

As you age, your eyesight should be tested every one to two years. According to a New York Times article, improving your eyesight can lower your risk for dementia. The same is true for possible hearing loss, so you should also get a hearing test yearly. Research has shown that untreated hearing loss can significantly […]

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Clean Your Ears at Home

Putting anything in your ear is risky. You can damage the nerves in your ear canal and injure or puncture your ear drum if you stick cotton swabs in your ears. While your ears typically clean themselves, some circumstances require professional earwax removal by an audiologist. Why Ears Produce Earwax Also known as cerumen, earwax […]

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