Category: Amanda Barbur, Doctor of Audiology; Amanda’s Family Hearing


Hearing aid myths vs. reality

It can be sad and frustrating knowing someone is obviously struggling with hearing loss but won’t seek help. Hearing loss affects their physical, social and mental well-being. Here are a few...

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Testing the invisible sense

My family and I just returned from a wonderful northwestern road trip where we visited the Badlands, Mount Rushmore, Devil’s Tower, Grant Teton and eventually Yellowstone. It was a...

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Remote mics boost hearing

When it comes to the quality of your hearing, environment makes a significant impact. For example, take a class I went to with my dog, Ruby. My family and I rescued this cute little ball of puppy...

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Hearing loss and dementia

Hearing is an important part of life and there are many risks of untreated hearing loss, including social isolation, depression, job-related issues, relationship struggles, imbalance, and now even...

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Is ear wax really bad for you?

People usually consider ear wax to be an icky, unsightly bodily secretion they are quick to get rid of. In reality, this protective, hardworking unsung hero serves several beneficial functions...

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