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Ear wax , or cerumen, is a naturally occurring substance in your ears.  There are 2 kinds of ear wax; wet and dry.  The type of cerumen you have depends on your genetics. Ear wax isn’t actually wax; it’s made up of these 4 substances: Fatty acids Squalene Alcohols Cholesterol Ear wax can be many colours, including tan, yellow, reddish,

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A small portion of employees have a diagnosed hearing problem, and there are more people working who suspect they have some level of hearing loss but have not yet sought treatment for whatever reason. Those who suspect they have hearing loss almost always find that hearing loss impacts them at their work. Issues at work may include feeling stressed, misunderstanding

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The Hearing Loss Association of America estimates that there are more than 48 million people with hearing loss across the country. There are four causes of hearing loss. These include: Auditory processing disorders Auditory processing disorders result from the inability of the brain to interpret incoming information from the ear. The machinery in the ear may be working correctly, but

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With hearing loss affecting more than 80 million Americans to some degree, the health of our ears has become a significant issue. But while many of us take steps to protect our teeth, our hearts and our joints from the ravages our environment, few of us actively protect our ears. The good news is that hearing loss is not an

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Every so often, people get asked by their doctors to have a hearing test . Being summoned for a hearing test doesn’t necessarily mean that there’s anything wrong: it’s often just to make sure that everything is functioning correctly. According to research, around 20 percent of people who are between the ages of 45-64 will experience some kind of hearing

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The short answer to this question is that everyone should be wearing ear protection if they are around loud noises. However, there are certain people who are going to need to do this more than others. If you don’t know if you are in one of these categories, then it’s a good thing you came across this article. We are

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