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Central Auditory Processing Disorder

On October 20, 2016, Posted by , In Ear Conditions - Hearing, With Comments Off on Central Auditory Processing Disorder

Does your child have difficulty paying attention in class?  Are they often missing instructions or unable to follow instructions?  Do they seem to have more difficulty hearing in noisy situations?  Are they suffering from lower grades, especially in areas associated with reading and writing?  If so, I may be able…

Wax in Your Ears

On October 12, 2016, Posted by , In Ear Conditions - Hearing, With Comments Off on Wax in Your Ears

Ever wonder what that substance is inside your ears?  A lot of us have wax in our ears, but not sure where it comes or what the purpose is.  I am hoping this write up can provide you with some of the answers to those questions. What is wax? Earwax,…

Hearing Conductive & Sensorineural Hearing Impairment

On July 17, 2016, Posted by , In Ear Conditions - Hearing, With Comments Off on Hearing Conductive & Sensorineural Hearing Impairment

Approximately one in every ten people in the united states has some form of hearing loss. There are two kinds of hearing loss, conductive and sensorineural (SEN-so-ri-neu-ral). Conductive hearing loss is caused by a mechanical failure. The sound is prevented from reaching the inner ear. Many times a wax blockage…

Warning Signs of Possible Hearing Loss

On June 5, 2016, Posted by , In Ear Conditions - Hearing,Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids, With Comments Off on Warning Signs of Possible Hearing Loss

The signs of hearing loss are often not. immediate. In today’s incredibly loud world, far louder than preindustrial times, we suffer a constant barrage of damaging noise from sources we would think not all that loud. Because of this, we endure a gradual decline in our ability to hear. With…

The Hearing Process

On May 29, 2016, Posted by , In Ear Conditions - Hearing,Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids, With Comments Off on The Hearing Process

Understanding how we hear helps us understand how hearing aids work. Sound is made of vibrations in the air. When an object vibrates, it compresses the surrounding air and pushes a wave through the air until either loses coherence or is intercepted by our ears. These waves are gathered by…

Take Care of Your Hearing

On May 15, 2016, Posted by , In Ear Conditions - Hearing, With Comments Off on Take Care of Your Hearing

Before the industrial revolution, before the clatter of carts on cobblestone streets, in the idyllic time of pastoral man, there were few loud sounds and certainly not the almost constant din we endure today. Hearing loss is often thought of as a sudden event caused by a terrifically loud sound….

What is Central Auditory Processing?

On January 18, 2016, Posted by , In Ear Conditions - Hearing, With Comments Off on What is Central Auditory Processing?

What is An Auditory Processing Problem? An auditory processing problem is when a child or adult with normal hearing sensitivity and intelligence, has an inability to attend to, discriminate, recognize, remember, or comprehend spoken information. What are the Symptoms? A person may have an auditory processing problem if he/she displays…

Tinnitus Retraining Therapy

On January 18, 2016, Posted by , In Ear Conditions - Hearing, With Comments Off on Tinnitus Retraining Therapy

Quiet the noise once and for all . . . Tinnitus Retraining Therapy involves a thorough hearing and ear evaluation, a series of directive counseling sessions and the use of sound therapy.  This technique retrains the subconscious to ignore the tinnitus sound through demystifying and explaining the cause of the…

Hearing Protection

On January 18, 2016, Posted by , In Ear Conditions - Hearing,Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids, With Comments Off on Hearing Protection

Benefits of Customized Hearing Protection Customized noise reduction earplugs are made from impressions of user’s ear.   This ensures the best fit as protection is molded to fit an individual’s ear canal. This helps reduce the discomfort typically experienced after longer use, and provides a superior level of protection. Employee Benefits…