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Why am I producing so much earwax?

Ear wax, or cerumen, is a waxy oil produced within the ear canal that plays a vital role in shielding our ears from dust and foreign particles whilst also protecting the skin in the ear canal from irritation. However, whilst ...
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What is LACE auditory training and how does it work?

Hearing aids are often thought of as the primary solution to better hearing. However, whilst hearing devices may be a key step in hearing loss rehabilitation, they aren’t the only one. In order to reach your full hearing potential, our ...
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Signs your child is suffering from CAPD

Does your child have trouble distinguishing speech in noisy environments? Are they performing poorly at school? Do they frequently show signs of fatigue? These are all symptoms that could point to Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD). Also known as Auditory ...
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5 signs you need a hearing test

Are your family and friends constantly telling you to take a hearing test? It’s often the people around you who will notice the signs of your hearing loss first. If those around you are picking up on changes to your ...
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Noise-related hearing loss: when do decibels become dangerous?

Whilst most of us know the occupational risk of working in a high-noise environment, many Australians remain unaware of the potentially harmful noises they expose themselves to on a daily basis through recreational activities. It’s thought that exposure to both ...
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Tinnitus relief: ways to reduce tinnitus at home

Managing tinnitus on a daily basis can be a tough and frustrating process, especially if you’ve been told there is nothing you can do about your symptoms. Although not necessarily curable, recent research has led to a greater understanding of ...
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How to control noise pollution in the workplace

Although anyone can be subject to noise exposure, people who regularly work in high noise environments are generally at a greater risk of developing noise-induced hearing loss. This is why there is legislation in place to protect and compensate WA ...
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Preventing and treating congenital hearing loss

Congenital hearing loss can be an incredibly difficult situation for parents and their children. Every year in Australia, 1 to 2 babies out of every 1,000 are born with moderate or greater hearing loss. This type of hearing loss can ...
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Eustachian Tube Dysfunction: causes and treatment

The  Eustachian tubes are the small tubes connecting your middle ear to the back of your nose and upper throat. These tubes are responsible for equalising ear pressure and preventing fluid buildup in the middle ear, and usually remain closed ...
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Tinnitus Retraining Therapy: how can it help me?

If you suffer from incessant ringing in the ears, you’ll know that tinnitus can affect a lot more than just your hearing. Tinnitus can be incredibly frustrating for patients because it is subjective and does not have a single underlying ...
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