Arizona Hearing Center Blog

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What Is a Comprehensive Audiological Evaluation?

October 10, 2017

You may remember doing hearing tests in school. Back then, they stuck headphones on your head and told you to raise your hand every time you heard a beep.

How To Communicate When You Can't Hear

October 2, 2017

It’s always awkward when you can’t hear someone. There is a variety of reasons you might have difficulty hearing: they’re speaking too softly, the environment is too loud, you forgot your hearing aids, or maybe you just can’t hear.

Is Popping Your Ears Bad For You?

September 30, 2017

Maybe you’ve heard before that popping your ears is damaging to your ears. On the other hand, popping your ears can also make your ears feel better during pressure changes, like when a plane starts its descent.

5 Reasons to Treat Your Hearing Loss Now

July 29, 2016

“I’ve been living with this hearing loss for a long time. Just let me think about it,” patients often say – but living with hearing loss for a long time is more reason to act quickly than wait and think.

3 Ways to Protect Your Kids from Swimmer's Ear

July 11, 2016

In the summer, waterlogged children are at risk of getting swimmer’s ear, but there are easy ways to prevent it. The most reliable method is to stop children from submerging their heads under water altogether – but this isn’t always the most practical option.

What is Swimmer's Ear?

July 6, 2016

If your childhood memories of summer involve splashing around in water and spending days by the beach or pool, then they probably also include swimmer’s ear. Known to medical professionals as acute otitis externa, swimmer’s ear is an infection of the ear canal seen most often in children.

This infection becomes more common during the summer months due to an increase of water activities.

Protecting Your Hearing This Fourth of July

July 3, 2016

People all over America come together for the Fourth of July to enjoy barbecues, time with friends and family and, of course, fireworks. We are all aware of the inherent fire danger associated with fireworks, but what about the more hidden danger – hearing loss?