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Coastal Hearing & Balance Center - Aids for Hearing Receives 2015 Best of Neptune Award

11/23/2015

Coastal Hearing & Balance Center - Aids for Hearing has been selected for the 2015 Best of Neptune Award in the Hearing Aids category by the Neptune Award Program. ... more

Hearing Loss Costs Far More Than Ability to Hear

09/28/2015

The New York Times - by Jane E. Brody: Mark Hammel’s hearing was damaged in his 20s by machine gun fire when he served in the Israeli Army. But not until decades later, at 57, did he receive his first hearing aids. “It was very joyful, but also very sad, when I contemplated how much […] ... more

Adolescent Exposure to Tobacco Smoke

09/15/2015

NEPTUNE, NEW JERSEY -- Adolescents who are exposed to tobacco smoke are more likely than the general pediatric population to develop rhinitis, an inflammation of the nose, typically causing uncomfortable symptoms such as congestion, runny nose and headaches. Although environmental allergies are a common cause of rhinitis, the effect of smoking on rhinitis in adolescents […] ... more

Rechargeable Hearing Aid Batteries

03/09/2015

ReVolt' s rechargeable Zinc-air battery is the technology breakthrough that will breathe new life into consumer electronics - mobile phones, laptop computers, digital cameras, etc. - and give users the freedom to go further and the power to more than ever before. Rechargeable Zinc-air batteries have more than twice as much energy than conventional Li-ion batteries, […] ... more

Summer Heat and Hearing Aids

06/23/2014

Summer is finally here which means beaches, sun-soaked vacations, barbecues, and more festivities all around! Warmer weather also brings heat, humidity and air conditioning all of which can wreak havoc on hearing aids. Simple steps can be taken to prevent damage and ensure that you protect your hearing aid. Here are a few tips on […] ... more

Dizziness & Balance

02/21/2014

The balance system, also known as the vestibular system, uses our eyes, inner ears, and sensory system to allow us to move about without falling. Equilibrium allows us to stay upright when standing. Our brain coordinates all of the input and tells us where our body is, in relation to gravity. Sensations of lightheadedness or feeling […] ... more

Epistaxis A.K.A. Nose Bleeds

02/07/2014

Are you having frequent nosebleeds? Epistaxis, or bleeding from the nose, can arise from many different causes. Bleeding can result from facial trauma, manual manipulation (putting your finger in your nose), dryness, deviated nasal septum, foreign body, inflammation, high blood pressure, bleeding disorders or other systemic disorders. Even certain medications can predispose you to nosebleeds. […] ... more

Children and Hearing Aid Use: Consistency is Key

02/06/2014

For many parents, finding out that their child has been diagnosed with a hearing loss can be emotional, and even scary. During a hearing aid fitting appointment, the audiologist dispenses not only the hearing aids, but an excess of new information that parents must now incorporate into their daily lives. One of the biggest pieces […] ... more

Sleep Apnea?

04/18/2013

Snoring and Sleep Apnea? Are they Different? ........YES, They are Different! Although a snoring problem can lead to Sleep Apnea. Sleep Apnea is a condition that occurs when the airway is blocked, and can actually cause you to stop breathing for 10 seconds or even longer. Sleep Apnea is a treatable condition. Below are possible […] ... more

Is Your Home Making You Sick?

04/11/2013

If you or a loved one suffers from allergies or asthma attacks then you know there are “triggers” that can bring on an attack. Some of the most common triggers are: Tobacco Smoke: Do not allow secondhand smoke near you, in your home, your car, or wherever you spend a lot of time Dust Mites: […] ... more