Posts by Leiyla
How do I know if I have wax in my ears?
Ear wax, also known by the medical term cerumen,is a naturally producing substance that protects the ear canal and is secreted by glands inside the ear canal (ceruminous glands) which protects the skin of the human ear canal against bacteria, insects and water. Ear wax helps to filter dust, keeps the ears clean and protects the ear…Read More
Can I swim with a hole in my eardrum? The importance of custom ear plugs.
Swimming is a fun and active sport for the whole family to enjoy and stay healthy. However it comes with some risk when it comes to your ears. For the avid swimmer, one may develop what’s known as swimmers ears where as water enters the ear canal, overtime the ear compensates by producing bony growths…Read More
Communication strategies to use with someone who has a hearing loss
Tips to enhance communication: When someone has hearing loss, while hearing aids and other listening devices are the number one tools to use to hear better, here are some strategies that can be used to facilitate communication: Get the person’s attention first before you start to speak. They are less likely to miss parts of…Read More