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  • What causes itchy ears and how to find relief?

    Posted on 2017-07-01

    Itchy ears can stem from a number of situations: Dry skin If your ears don’t produce enough wax, your ear skin can become dry and itchy. You may even notice flaking skin coming from the ear.

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  • Understanding the road ahead in the world of HEARING Part2

    Posted on 2017-06-15

    Early detection of hearing loss is vital for learning and speech development . A thorough medical examination by a licensed physician should be completed before fitting the hearing aids. Hearing aids are battery powered, electronic devices with microphones that amplify sound in the ear.

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  • Understanding the road ahead in the world of HEARING

    Posted on 2017-06-01

    If your child is struggling to hear there are many hearing solutions designed specifically for children. Early intervention is crucial to meet learning goals. Delaying even a few months can have a major impact on your child’s social and language development since the brain of a child is rapidly changing and developing.

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  • Summer Travel Tips for People with Hearing Aids

    Posted on 2017-05-15

    Traveling with hearing aids can be easy if you are well prepared !! Yes, making reservations, understanding public announcements and using the telephone can be difficult, but with these suggestions your travels will be relaxing and more enjoyable

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  • Types of Hearing Loss

    Posted on 2017-04-15

    Types of Hearing Loss: There are different types of hearing problems, the solutions vary too. But before you look out for an option that is suitable for your hearing problem, you should first understand which type of loss you are suffering.

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  • Melatonin and Tinnitus

    Posted on 2017-01-04

    Tinnitus is the perception of sound, like ringing or humming, within the human ear when no actual sound is present. According to recent studies, statistics show about 15 million people in the U.S. consider their tinnitus to be a significant problem.

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  • How Does Otosclerosis Cause Hearing Loss?

    Posted on 2016-11-01

    Otosclerosis is a disease in the ear that is a form of abnormal bone growth in the middle and inner ear. The tiny bones are supposed to amplify sound waves, but the disease prevents them from receiving the right vibrations.

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  • Sleep Apnea

    Posted on 2016-10-15

    Around 30 percent of males suffer from some sort of sleep apnea. There are two types of sleep apnea, central sleep apnea and obstructive sleep apnea.

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  • What is positional vertigo?

    Posted on 2016-10-01

    Positional Vertigo, also known as "Benign Positional Vertigo", "Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo" or "BPPV", is caused by tiny calcium particles that have broken free from the balance detectors in the inner ear and are floating in the inner ear fluid. These "floaters" become trapped in the balance canals of the inner ear and cause them to become overly sensitive to head movements.

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  • The Impact of Tobacco on Hearing Loss

    Posted on 2016-09-15

    Smoking can effect your ears too and lead to loss of hearing. The chemicals in cigarettes, like nicotine and carbon monoxide, weaken blood vessel circulation and oxygen levels in the cells of your inner ear.

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  • Shea Ear Clinic Physicians Present Research Development
    Shea Ear Clinic Physicians Present Research Development
    Posted on May 01, 2013

    At the American Neurotology Society Spring Meeting, Dr. Brian J. McKinnon’s team presented their latest ongoing research on the development of a novel cochlear implant thin film array electrode.

  • Dr. John Shea Donates Professional Papers to Memphis Library
    Dr. John Shea Donates Professional Papers to Memphis Library
    Posted on April 15, 2013

    Throughout the course of his life, Dr. John Shea Jr. has made major historical breakthroughs and advancements in medicine. Recently, Shea donated 406 papers, including more than 300 published articles, to the Memphis Public Library’s Memphis Room..

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