Ear Candles: Effective of Dangerous?

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Ear Candles: Effective of Dangerous?

Ear candling is an alternate form of therapy that is supposed to pull earwax from your ears and do a lot of other things like prevent sinus infections, cure swimmer’s ear and relieve tinnitus. There is no scientific evidence to support any of these claims. If you are having ear and hearing issues, the best and safest thing to do … Read More

The Role of Ears in the Balance System

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Fidelity Hearing Hearing Centers is passionate about helping people improve their quality of life through better hearing, and we also think it’s important for you to know exactly how your ears work and affect the body overall. It is important to get regular hearing evaluations and to stay aware of your hearing health. The Body’s Balance System A sense of … Read More

May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

While at Fidelity Hearing Center, we think every month should be better hearing month, May is special.  The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has established May as a month to emphasis hearing loss and treatment. This year’s theme is “Communication Across the Lifespan.” From newborns to seniors, hearing loss and the failure to treat hearing loss can have significant impacts. So, help … Read More

Hearing Loss and Millennials

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Hearing Loss and Millennials

Are you a millennial? Young adults of today often don’t think about their hearing health, and don’t recognize the risks to their hearing. If you’re under the age of 30, you probably think only seniors experience hearing loss, and you have a number of years ahead of you before you’ll have to think about your ears. Sadly, hearing loss is … Read More

Ensuring That Your Meetings are Accessible to People with Hearing Loss

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Ensuring That Your Meetings are Accessible to People with Hearing Loss

If you’re responsible for lots of meetings at the office and are trying to get the most out of your team, you need to ensure that your meetings are accessible to people with hearing loss. Approximately 60% of those with hearing loss are in work or educational settings, so there’s a high chance that at least one or two people … Read More

Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

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Symptoms of Memory Loss Could Actually Be Hearing Loss

Have you ever wondered what effect hearing loss has on your overall health? Studies have linked hearing loss to reduced mobility, greater chances of trips, slips, and falls, and far more hospitalizations. When communication is affected relationships suffer, so hearing loss is also closely linked to depression, social anxiety, and social isolation. On top of all of this, hearing loss … Read More