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Audiologist vs. ENT, what’s the difference?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 2, 2018 11:00:00 AM

Chances are you’ve probably heard of both an Audiologist and an ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) Doctor, but what’s the difference between the two and when should you see each one?

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Topics: National Audiology Awareness Month, hearing loss treatment, Tinnitus

Tips for managing tinnitus

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 19, 2018 11:23:00 AM

Tinnitus is frequently caused by an underlying health condition, although the exact cause may be difficult or impossible to diagnose. But even without a precise diagnosis, a large percentage of people can find relief from tinnitus. On its website (www.ata.org), the American Tinnitus Association offers several tinnitus management tips, including:

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Topics: Tinnitus

The truth about tinnitus: what it is, what it's not

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 17, 2018 4:34:00 PM

About 30 million people experience tinnitus, according to the American Tinnitus Association — making it likely that it affects you or someone you know. Yet, as common as it is, tinnitus is widely misunderstood.

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Topics: Tinnitus

11 things you may not know about hearing aids

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 25, 2018 8:31:00 AM

Hearing aids have evolved so much overtime - it's hard to believe that a hollowed-out horn was the only option at one point!  "Technology" didn't find itself in the hearing aid industry until the late 1800's with the invention of the telephone as the inspiration.  It wasn't until the late 1900's technology was able to fit into something that only fit on your ear vs a device with wires you had to clip on your pants.  

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Topics: hearing aids, evolution of hearing aids, technology, programmable, Batteries, Over-the-Counter, OTC, 60-day trial period, Tinnitus, cognitive decline, schedule an appointment

Eat Well...for your hearing

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 17, 2018 10:37:00 AM

Food is one of the most important parts of life.  Too much or not enough of the right type of food and nutrients can be detrimental. The same is true for the impact of food to our hearing.  Obesity and diabetes both have strong correlations to hearing loss.  Food also offers nutrients that are beneficial to your hearing.

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Topics: Food & Hearing Loss, nutrients, obesity, Diabetes, hearing loss, Protection, cell damage, free radicals, Tinnitus, age-related hearing loss, hearing test

Hearing aids may provide relief for tinnitus sufferers

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 26, 2016 3:00:00 PM

The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) and other organizations report a strong link between tinnitus and hearing loss. “Most patients develop tinnitus as a symptom of hearing loss, caused either by age, long-term hearing damage or acute trauma to the auditory system,” says the ATA.

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Topics: hearing, hearing aids, Tinnitus, hearing loss

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