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The term "ringing in the ears" is usually used to describe a particular medical condition: tinnitus . You can experience a variety of sounds; however, ranging from a ringing to a buzzing. Learn more about tinnitus to fully understand what you are experiencing and the best methods of managing it. What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a condition that causes an

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Your hearing is one thing that’s always worth protecting. You don’t want to risk losing your hearing or experiencing some form of reduction in the quality of your hearing just because you didn’t take the right precautions to make sure your hearing was properly protected . There are many things you can do to protect your hearing, but it all

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For the most part, hearing loss tends to affect both ears. One ear may experience a slightly higher degree of hearing loss than the other – similar to how most people with eyesight issues have one eye that is slightly worse than the other – but the issue is predominantly universal. However, in some cases, hearing loss can occur in

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A hearing test isn’t like a college exam. You don’t have to revise or stay up until the early hours trying to cram in as much information as possible. That said, it is a good idea to be prepared. If you’ve got a hearing test coming up, here are some simple steps you can take to get ready. Note down

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If you need to get an earmold , you might be worried about what this does. Your audiologist might have explained to you how this is going to help you, but if you are still a little confused, that is probably why you have found this article. Don’t worry, we are going to explain how an earmold can help. But,

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A lot of people believe that they know the best way to clean their ears at home. In fact, many of these people are not trained in hearing health and therefore, do not know the safest ways and often end up doing things that could end up damage their hearing. We all clean our ears at home to stop that

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Have you noticed an issue with your hearing? If you speak to an audiologist , they will typically want to book you in for a hearing test. A hearing test is a way to check the level of your hearing and whether your hearing has deteriorated either due to exposure to loud noise, old age or a medical condition. Many

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Hearing loss is something that many people are worried about but don’t take precautions to avoid. You might be noticing that your hearing is not what it once was, but are unsure if these are signs of you losing your hearing. Here are some of the most common indicators you may be experiencing hearing loss. Turning up the TV You

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If you ask your audiologist , they will tell you that prevention is the best practice against hearing loss. While there are many treatments available for hearing loss, there is no solution that will restore functionality once it’s been damaged. Thankfully, there several ways to protect your hearing and your audiologist is likely to recommend ear protection as one of

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Tinnitus is often described as a ringing sensation in the ear. Actually trying to describe it can be difficult because everyone experiences it in a different way. While a “ringing” sound is the most common way to explain it, some people would also attribute it to whooshing, hissing, whistling or even buzzing. Regardless of how one chooses to describe tinnitus,

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A hearing test can be extremely beneficial as it helps you check the health of your ears and discover hearing loss at an early stage. It’s common to assume that these tests are reserved for people who are already hard of hearing. On the contrary, you can get a test whenever you like, regardless of your age. This begs the

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Over 50 million people in the US suffer from tinnitus . It’s such a common condition and is caused by a plethora of different things. Most people suffer from tinnitus after being around loud noises for a long period of time - for example, attending a concert or working around loud machinery. However, it can also occur randomly, or be

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If you have never attended a hearing test before, then you may be curious about what you should expect. If you want to ensure that you feel fully prepared and ready for whatever happens during your appointment, the list below may help to provide the insight that you need. Your appointment will take around an hour You should expect to

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Your audiologist can perform a wide range of tests and offer a lot of assistance when it comes to protecting and improving your hearing health. However, sometimes what they’re concerned with is just how much earwax is in those ears. One in 20 people have issues with earwax blockages and build ups, so you might get an ear cleaning the

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Clear hearing is one of the greatest natural blessings that any human can possess. Therefore, you must take the necessary steps to protect your ears at all times. One of the most important ideas revolves around regular hearing tests . Hearing loss can be more difficult to spot than bad eyesight or physical damages. Nonetheless, problems with your ears can

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Getting a hearing test is a big deal. Some people find it so difficult to face up to hearing loss they never get as fair as scheduling a hearing exam. But you aren’t like that, right? You’ve acknowledged the issue and are halfway to fixing it. To get the most from the appointment, here are five questions that drill down

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If you haven’t had your hearing tested recently, you may wonder what happens at a hearing test. Don’t let that wondering stop you from scheduling an appointment! Just as you have periodic vision checks, the same goes for your hearing. An audiologist is a trained professional who examines several aspects of your hearing to diagnose any hearing loss. Here’s an

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Do you love working with power tools or is playing the electric guitar more your style? Do you insert earbuds and go for a run or workout at the gym? These are all activities that put you at risk for noise induced hearing loss . Headphones, earplugs and custom earmolds may protect your hearing and still let you enjoy your

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