Salyer Hearing Center, PLLC

Setting the Regional Gold Standard in Hearing Services and Patient Care for More than 30 Years

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Hearing Health Blog

Many of us take steps to improve our health and lower the risk of illnesses and diseases. Prevention is always better than cure, and this is a mantle we like to adopt as hearing professionals . It may not be possible to eliminate the risk of hearing loss completely, but there are ways of protecting your ears and reducing the

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Getting your hearing tested is the first step in finding out about your hearing health. It can help you to determine if you have any hearing loss, as well as whether hearing aids might help you to hear better. When you have your first hearing appointment, your audiologist will conduct a full check of your ears and hearing health. There

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Tinnitus is best described as a whirring, buzzing, hissing or ringing noise in your ear. Audiologists describe it as a subjective hearing problem because often, you’re the only one that can hear the sounds. This is why there’s such a wide range of vocabulary used to describe tinnitus and everyone experiences it differently. This is also why everyone copes with

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Tinnitus can be an incredibly frustrating condition to have. Often described as a subjective high-pitched screech, buzz or ringing in your ears, it can appear at seemingly any time and it can prevent us from living a normal and comfortable life. Because tinnitus is described as a subjective condition (meaning only you can hear the ringing) it requires a professional

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As you get older, you may be told that your failing memory and hearing loss are normal and are a consequence of aging. There has been some extensive researched published to show that this is an incorrect way of thinking, and while it’s normal for the brain to change as we age, it’s abnormal to think all memory and hearing

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