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Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

If you have hearing loss, then you may be aware of how exhausting it can be. It takes a lot of effort to listen to people when you struggle to hear, and it can really affect your mood.  How is dopamine connected to our hearing? When you hear your favorite song, or listen to the relaxing sound of the rain, …

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All About Earwax

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Earwax has an undoubtable ick factor. If you see excess earwax in someone’s outer ear, it can be unsightly. When you need to clean your ears, you might find the process unpleasant. If you need to clean a child or elder’s earwax for them, you might experience an even greater ick factor. And yet, this substance is crucial to the …