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How Is Tinnitus Treated?

In Hearing Health, Tinnitus by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Tinnitus is an extremely difficult condition to deal with when you’re not used to dealing with it. Tinnitus can be a sign of another medical condition and treating said condition can have an instant effect on your tinnitus. You can get a hearing appointment booked with your audiologist to confirm that it is tinnitus you are experiencing. Many things cause tinnitus, from exposure …

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How Is Hearing Loss Treated?

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

When you are experiencing severe hearing loss, you could find yourself trapped in a world of your own. You are left out of conversations and you are socially isolated – whether at work or not – because people constantly repeating themselves means that gradually, you have been shunned. It’s not nice for anyone to go through, but if you are currently …

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Avoid Cotton Swabs When Cleaning Your Ears

In Hearing Health by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

One of the most traditionally widespread methods of cleaning your ears is also one of the most dangerous. Cotton swabs, also known as cotton buds or Q-Tips, are regularly used to clean the inside of the ear canal, especially to prevent earwax build-ups. However, the truth is that they often end up doing a lot more harm than good. Here, …

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4 FAQs About Hearing Tests

In Hearing Health by Dr. Maya Berenson, AuD

Going for a hearing test can be quite nerve-wracking but there really is nothing to worry about. Your audiologist will talk you through the whole process and will usually be able to give you a diagnosis straight after your tests. But, just in case you are still worrying, here are the answers to a few common questions people have before attending their …