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Can You Hear While Sleeping

In Ear Health, Hearing Testing, Noise by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

As we drift off to sleep, we lose conscious awareness of what’s happening around us. But certain sounds can wake us up. From a snoring partner to traffic noise out the window, noise can wake us from deep sleep. So our ears and brain must continue processing sounds even when we’re asleep. How does this work exactly, and what can …

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Things Your Ears Reveal About Your Health

In Ear Health, Ear Wax, Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

The most common health concern to occur in your ears is hearing loss. Most people who live to old age will experience some form of hearing loss, and even those who take steps to protect their hearing are likely to experience some limitations in their senior years. Yet, the direct effects of hearing loss are not the only health concern …