• Facts About Hearing Loss

    Hearing loss is the third most prevalent chronic condition in older Americans, after hypertension and arthritis. 1 in 3 people over the age of 60 have hearing loss. 1 in 6 Baby Boomers (ages 49-68) have hearing loss. 1 in 14 Generation Xers (ages 37-48) already…

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  • How Do We Hear?

    Hearing is one of the five senses. It is a complex process of picking up sound and attaching meaning to it. The ability to hear is critical to understanding the world around us. The human ear is a fully developed part of our bodies at birth and responds to sounds…

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  • Disadvantages of Tongue Brushing

    Brushing the tongue when brushing your teeth has been touted as a cure for bad breath caused by bacteria that form on your tongue. This cleaning of the tongue is supposed to both improve bad breath and lessen the risk of infection in periodontal openings while…

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  • What are the Effects of Mild Hearing Loss?

    A mild hearing loss is typically classified as a hearing loss of 26 to 45 decibels on the audiogram. Hearing loss is often a gradual and painless process. It may seem as though your ears feel plugged or that people are mumbling. If someone is close enough to a…

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