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5 Types of Ear Diseases That Could Affect Your Hearing

While all types of ear diseases do not cause hearing loss, certain types of ear diseases and infections can — especially if left untreated. Hearing loss can be caused by a number of different factors, including noise exposure, injury, aging, hereditary, and some infections.Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common type of hearing loss and […]

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Hearing Loss and Diabetes

One has to do with your ears and the other has to do with how your body processes sugar, so how can hearing loss and diabetes be related? Although the connection is not as understood as diabetes and vision loss, hearing loss can be a direct result of uncontrolled diabetes. to learn more […]

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The Surprising Link Between Hearing Loss and Balance

Did you know there was a surprising link between hearing loss and balance disorders? Although we discussed the societal, psychological, and physical risks of hearing loss in More than Deafness: Stunning Side Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss, we feel it’s important to delve deeper into the link between hearing loss and balance disorders.Simply put, hearing-related […]

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Exploring the Link Between Depression and Hearing Loss: Causes & Solutions

Depression and Hearing Loss

If you suffer from hearing loss, you are not alone. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, around 48 million people in the United States suffer from some degree of hearing loss. Even more alarming is the number of people experiencing the link between depression and hearing loss. ​Have you ever felt sensations of […]

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Turning Down the Noise on the Degrees of Hearing Loss

Hearing Loss

Turn down the noise and get a clear understanding on the degrees of hearing loss. Contact North Shore Hearing P.C. today to schedule a free hearing screening.The degrees of hearing loss are dependent upon an individual’s ability to hear sounds at different decibels hearing level (dBHL). During an audiogram or baseline hearing test, the degrees […]

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