Category: Hearing Center

New Study Reveals Hearing Aids Slow Cognitive Decline

A new study published this year in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society further supports existing evidence that wearing hearing aids can help slow cognitive decline in elderly patients. There are generally two schools of thought when it comes
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October Is Audiology Awareness Month

October is Audiology Awareness Month, an annual occasion designed to raise awareness about hearing health. More than 48 million Americans have some degree of hearing loss; however, adults wait an average of seven years before seeking help. It’s been known
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October is Audiology Awareness Month

Elderly man taking audiology test | Sacramento ENT

Have you had your hearing tested recently? An estimated 48 million Americans suffer from hearing loss, but the average hearing loss patient waits seven years before seeking treatment1.  This is likely because hearing loss comes on so slowly most people
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Tinnitus: Understanding the Ringing in Your Ears

Man holding ears in discomfort | Sacramento ENT

Many people experience a persistent ringing in their ears. This is common and referred to as tinnitus, a condition that affects roughly 15 percent of the American population.1Tinnitus is defined as the perception of sound when no sound currently exists.
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Instructions for Ear Care

Woman squinting with finger in ear - proper ear care | Sacramento ENT

The ear canals are normally coated with a layer of wax (cerumen) that both cleans and protects the ear canal skin. The ear canals do NOT need to be cleaned. Most ear problems develop from people trying to remove the
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May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

Woman holding hand up to ear | Sacramento ENT

Created in 1927 by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), May is Better Hearing & Speech Month. It’s an annual occasion designed to raise awareness and encourage the public to take action on their hearing and speech problems. More than 48
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