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Little Ears, Big Sound: Nurturing Healthy Hearing Habits in Kids

In the hustle and bustle of everyday life, it’s easy to overlook the importance of maintaining our children’s hearing health. Little ears may seem resilient, but they deserve just as much attention as any other aspect of their well-being. In this blog post, we’ll delve into essential practices for nurturing healthy hearing habits in kids, touching upon topics such as ear wax removal, tinnitus treatment, hearing tests for kids, and the expertise provided by Helix Hearing. The Impact of Earwax: Ear wax is a natural and protective substance produced by the ear. However,...

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Hear the Difference: How Ear Cleaning Can Enhance Your Everyday Listening Experience

Clear hearing plays a vital role in our daily lives, enabling us to communicate effectively, enjoy music and other auditory experiences, and stay connected with the world around us. One key aspect of maintaining optimal hearing is ear cleaning. In this vlog, we will explore the importance of ear cleaning and how it can enhance your everyday listening experience. We will also mention Helix Hearing, a renowned institution specialising in hearing health. Common Causes of Hearing Impairment: One of the most common causes of hearing impairment is earwax buildup. Earwax, medically known as...

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Clean Ears, Clear Mind: Discover the Best Ear Wax Removal Services Near You

Clean and healthy ears are essential for our overall well-being. However, many people overlook the importance of ear cleaning and the potential problems that can arise from excessive ear wax. In this blog, we will explore the significance of ear wax removal services and how they contribute to maintaining optimal ear health. If you’re searching for professional ear wax removal near you, Helix Hearing is the right place. Let’s delve into the world of ear cleaning and discover the best options available. Understanding Ear Wax Ear wax, scientifically known as cerumen, is a naturally...

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All About Ear Wax: How to Identify and Remove Ear Wax Blockage Safely

Ear wax, also known as cerumen, is a natural substance produced by the body to protect the ear canal and ear drum. However, excessive or impacted ear wax can lead to ear wax blockage, causing symptoms such as earache, decreased hearing, and a feeling of fullness in the ear. In this article, we will discuss how to identify and remove ear wax blockage safely. First, it’s important to understand how earwax is produced. The cerumen glands in the ear canal produce ear wax, which is then pushed out of the ear by the movement of the jaw during talking and chewing. In most cases, this process...

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Things to think about before booking ear wax removal.

Ear wax is normal, and everyone has at least some ear wax in their ears. It plays a very important role in keeping our ears clean, healthy, and protected from foreign objects. Although, too much earwax can cause problems. There are a few things to think about before booking in for wax removal at Helix Hearing. If your ears are feeling blocked and you have noticed your hearing is reduced, it may be an indicator that you have too much wax in the ears blocking sound getting through the ear. It is important not to try and remove the wax yourself as this can cause harm to the ear and also...

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Why Home Kits Or Ear Candling Is Not Ideal When It Comes To Removing Ear Wax

Common audiology consult questions often are “what is the best way to remove ear wax?” and “how often do I need ear wax removed?” Ear wax is a natural and healthy part of the ears cleaning system. It helps to protect our ears from unwanted insects entering and keep the skin tissue in the ear canals healthy. Not all ear wax needs to be removed. A small amount of ear wax is non problematic and does not require removal. Ear wax can build up more than it should and become stuck or impacted in the ear canal for some people. This is when ear wax can lead to bothersome symptoms such as: Reduced...

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Microsuction Ear Wax Removal

Microsuction and curettage wax removal performed at Helix Hearing is a safe and effective way of removing problematic excessive ear wax. It is the method of choice used by audiologists and Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Specialists.Microsuction involves the use of a thin suction tip (like a tiny vacuum) to gently suction wax out of the ear canal and curettage involves the use of a small loop tool to mechanically move wax out of the ear canal. Audiologists and ENT Specialists are trained to do this procedure under a special scope used to visualise the inside of the ear canal. These procedures are...

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Ear wax removal – the best way

As you know there are a few ways of ear wax removal. I’m sure you have all heard of ear candling before. You may have seen ear candles at your local pharmacy. They are often located near other wax softening drops, ointments, and ear plugs. But do you ever wonder if ear candling is actually an effective way of removing wax? What is ear candling exactly? An ear candle is a long hollow candle that is placed into the ear canal. It is usually made up of substances such as soy wax and beeswax. The candle tube can be around 15-20cm long. Once the ear candle has been placed into the ear canal,...

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What is ear candling?

Some of you may have heard of ear candling as an alternative way of ear wax removal. You may have seen this product at the chemist or health food store alongside wax removal sprays, drops and other ointments. But what exactly is ear candling? Does it really work and is it safe? What is ear candling? Ear candling involves placing a long hollow candle into the ear canal. This candle is often made out of fabric that is coated in a mixture of substances such as, beeswax and soy wax and is approximately 15-20cm in length. The tip of the ear candle is then lit and left to burn for about 10-15...

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