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Loud Music: Bad?

Welcome back Amaniacs, 1.1 Billion people on earth are at the risk of hear loss due to loud noises. This makes us wonder, Why is Loud music bad? It’s neither cells nor the eardrum but in fact the cilia that are damaged by high sound pressure levels. These are hair like structures within the cochlea …

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What Does A Cochlear Implant Sound Like?

What Does A Cochlear Implant Sound Like?

[♪♩INTRO] One of our Patreon patrons, Captain Nick, recently wanted to know what the world sounds like through cochlear implants, which turned out to be a pretty popular — and interesting — question. Because if you don’t have the implants yourself, you … can’t really know. Cochlear implants are one way for someone who’s deaf …

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Hearing Hope

Hearing Hope

Alex was diagnosed with hearing loss at birth. I would say it was the most traumatic experience in my life. When I take off my hearing aids and cochlear implant at night everything just sort of vanishes in a way. It took me longer to talk than most kids because I couldn’t hear what they …

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Bouncing for Better Balance

Bouncing for Better Balance

Today we’re going to be talking about bouncing and the inner ear. In last week’s blog we talked quite a bit about what are called the otolith organs of your inner ear. Now, if you have any balance issues we always have to recognize that you’re inner ear has five different receptors. We have what …

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