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New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

No matter what happened in 2019, January presents a great new start! A promise to go to the gym more often, contact family more regularly and eat a little healthier. Perhaps you will have a regular medical exam, see your dentist more often or check your vision. We want you to add another resolution to the list here at Pacific Hearing Care – take an …

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Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

Upon hearing, sound waves move from the outer ear part into the inner section through the middle ear. In the inner ear, vibration stimulates the thousands of thin hair cells. The cells then send electrical signals to auditory nerves linked with sensory centers of the brain. Subsequently, the brain discriminates sounds from background noises and then turns on the volume …

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Hearing Aids and Artificial Intelligence

Hearing aids are intricate pieces of technology that benefits from the computer programs and latest innovations. Through the use of Bluetooth, hearing aids can connect with the computer. Besides, in case you use a hearing aid that is bond with your smartphone, understand it uses a computer. We are familiar with artificial intelligence in dystopian-films and also as consumer technology. …

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Acupuncture for Hearing Loss & Tinnitus: Does it Really Work?

Acupuncture is a technique that has gotten some notoriety recently for the claims its PR actioners make about solving problems including hearing loss and Tinnitus. Obviously, there’s a considerable amount of controversy around this topic, but there are definitely patients who completely swear by it. In order to get a sense of what your position on it might be, it’s …

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Hearing Aid Compatible Assistive Listening Devices

Hearing loss is the reduction in your ability to hear sounds the same way as other people. There are varying degrees of hearing loss and hearing loss is not the same for everyone. A loss of hearing is not the same as someone who is deaf. Someone who is profoundly deaf cannot hear sounds at any level and must communicate …

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Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

Be alert! Pay attention! These are the words my father spoke when he wanted to make sure I didn’t hurt myself. There was no shortage of things to take my attention off my safety – but being able to hear is warnings to re-focus me probably saved me a lot of pain. We are going to discuss the relationship between …

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Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

When it comes to ear infections and loss of hearing, here’s what you should know. Ear infections could cause loss of hearing in one or both ears. In this article, we’ll learn about what causes ear infections and how they could potentially lead to hearing loss. Understanding Ear Infections Most of us, at some point in life, will experience this …

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Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

Hearing loss has been around for thousands of years, but the hearing aid technology which gave us the hearing aids were only introduced in the last century. In the past, people have tried different methods of how their hearing can be restored. Some believed in crazy rituals, but others have used science and technology to introduce new ways on how …

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Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?

If you are beginning to notice that it is getting harder and harder to hear things that your ears should be able to easily pick up on, then you may have to come to terms with the fact that you may be suffering from hearing loss. If you find that you are, it is vital that you get to the …

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Treating Tinnitus with Meditation  

Approximately 50 million Americans have experienced the phantom sounds of tinnitus according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is estimated that less than 16 million people seek medical help for this condition, the number one disability among veterans returning from conflict. Tinnitus can be a maddening and debilitating condition, commonly referred to as “ringing in the ears,” …