Labor Health & Benefit Fair

Come  meet the Andros ENT & Sleep Center and Andros MedSpa team at the US Bank Stadium on April 8, 2017 for the Labor Health & Benefit Fair!  Providers and staff from all departments of the clinic and MedSpa will … Continue reading

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Andros ENT and Sleep Center and Andros MedSpa at The WomEn’s Conference

Come see Andros ENT and Sleep Center and Andros MedSpa at The WomEn’s Conference on March 9, 2017 at the Best Western Premier Nicollet Inn in Burnsville!   “The mission of this event is to connect conference attendees with one … Continue reading

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Andros ENT Audigy Conference

  Over the January 6-8 weekend, the Andros ENT and Audiology team, including Dr. Rosario and  audiologists Hillary Toennies and Wanda Crawford (picture above) traveled from wintry Inver Grove Heights, MN  to Scottsdale, AZ  for  a conference  hosted by Audigy. … Continue reading

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Vision Loss and Hearing Loss

Age related hearing loss, or presbycusis is a type of hearing loss that is permanent in nature, and is related to changes in the inner ear.  Age related vision loss, or presbyopia, is a condition that affects the ability of … Continue reading

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A Matter of the Heart

Did you know that your heart can affect your hearing?    Your ears can  be considered the “window to  your heart”.  In the United States, 600,000 people die annually as a result of heart disease. There is research to suggest … Continue reading

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Effective Communication Strategies

As humans, our ability to communicate with others helps us navigate the busy world.  Most importantly, communication helps to maintain the  important relationships with those we love. For those with hearing loss, maintaining conversations can be difficult and frustrating. The following … Continue reading

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Over the next few weeks, here at Andros Audiology and Andros ENT & Sleep Center, we are focusing our conversation on noise induced hearing loss. Often we are asked, what is noise induced hearing loss? Noise induced hearing loss is … Continue reading

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Ten Common Hearing Loss Symptoms

  Hearing loss is a widespread condition, affecting nearly 50 million people in the United States. Changes in our hearing don’t typically occur all at once. Rather, hearing loss symptoms appear over time. Hearing loss is a gradual process that … Continue reading

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Noise exposure during pregnancy and hearing in children

Did you know there is a correlation between noise exposure during pregnancy and a child hearing? Read on to learn more : Noise exposure during pregnancy

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Hearing Loss and Employment Success

Hearing loss and employment success  Recently, the non-profit Better Hearing Institute took a close look at the impact untreated hearing loss has on the workplace — and its workforce. What they discovered was intriguing. Untreated hearing loss affected worker’s earnings, … Continue reading

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How a Hearing Aid Works

 How a Hearing Aid Works In its simplest form, a hearing aid is an amplifier that makes sound louder. Today’s hearing aids do much more than that, but they wouldn’t help much if they didn’t amplify. Let’s take a look … Continue reading

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Getting a Hearing Test May Be Good for Your Memory

    If you want to help your memory and cognitive performance, you may want to get a hearing test and treat hearing loss. In response to a growing body of research that shows a link between unaddressed hearing loss … Continue reading

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High Frequency Hearing Loss

  Sound waves can be high or low on the frequency scale. As you might know, sound is made up of waves created by vibrations that move through a medium, in this case, air. Sound vibrates through a rhythmic, to-and-fro … Continue reading

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Early Hearing Detection

  Early Hearing Detection Can Prevent Serious Impact in Learning Hearing is a critical component of language development, communication, learning and social skills original viagra online bestellen. In the United States more children are born with hearing loss than any … Continue reading

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Could sleep apnea be harming your hearing?

  Sleep apnea is a common disorder affecting about 1 in 15 people. Research shows that those with it have a higher risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke and other cardiovascular problems. It’s now speculated that hearing loss … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Spring

Sounds of Spring Remind Us To Enjoy Our Hearing – And Protect It!   This spring, an estimated 28 million Americans may be missing the sounds of birds chirping or the gentle rustling of wind in the trees.  That’s because … Continue reading

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It’s Annual Hearing Month—Get Your Annual Hearing Test!

Better Hearing Month is an ideal time for your annual hearing test Just as eye exams are a part of your routine health checks, it’s a good idea to get annual hearing tests, too — for these reasons: Hearing loss … Continue reading

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Use it or Lose it!

Hearing isn’t quite like riding a bike   Studies have shown that, on average, people will wait eight to ten years between first experiencing symptoms of hearing loss and finally seeking help. Unfortunately, during this timeframe, people fall into coping … Continue reading

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Teens Suffer Hearing Loss at an Alarming Trend

Research indicates that young people today are losing their hearing faster than their parents and grandparents. In fact, nearly 1 in 5 teenagers have some hearing loss. Researchers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston examined data collected from … Continue reading

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Why is my Hearing Aid Beeping or Whistling?

Hearing aids are incredible pieces of technology that can help people increase their ability to hear. But the aids are not perfect. Sometimes they can malfunction. Perhaps the most common malfunction is when the aid produces a whistling sound. We … Continue reading

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Sleep Apnea & Hearing Loss Linked

A new set of research published at this year’s American Thoracic Society International Conference found a link between sleep apnea and associated hearing loss in patients. This data further emphasizes the importance of a good night’s sleep on overall health. … Continue reading

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New Cochlear Implants Help Patients with Hearing Loss

The FDA recently approved a new and innovative cochlear implant that can help patients with unique hearing loss improve their ability to hear. The device in question is aimed at helping patients who can hear low frequencies but have severely a … Continue reading

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Andros ENT Hearing Open House

To celebrate the recent advances in hearing aid technology, we invite you to join us for an open house on Saturday May 3rd. During the open house you will have the opportunity to schedule a complimentary appointment for the following … Continue reading

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New Hearing Aids Connect Right to Your IPhone

If you have been following the news this past week you may have heard about the new hearing aids that sync up with your Apple devices (IPod, IPhone, etc.) to offer users improved functionality. In this article we will explain … Continue reading

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How Loud is Too Loud?

Loud noise is unavoidable in certain circumstances. Going to see a live band, attending a sporting event, or even standing on a busy city street can result in a lot of harsh noise hitting your eardrums. But how loud is … Continue reading

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Hearing Aids – What to Look for when Shopping Around

There are many choices when it comes to buying hearing aids.  You can get a hearing aid almost anywhere these days.  But to get the right fit with your hearing aid you really need the help of a trained health … Continue reading

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Tinnitus – What to do About the Ringing in your Head

Tinnitus is a noise emitted by the malfunction or death of hair cells of the cochlea (organ of hearing). It is not objectively measureable and is only heard by to the sufferer.  Although the most commonly described symptom of tinnitus … Continue reading

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How to Identify Hearing Loss in your Child

Hearing loss can be difficult to identify in young children and infants. Adults generally have enough life experience to realize when they losing their hearing. Children, on the other hand, do not have as much experience. As a result, loss … Continue reading

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5 Types of Hearing Tests & How they Work

Hearing tests are a great first step in diagnosing and treating hearing loss. There are several types of hearing tests, each with their own benefits. Which test works best for you will depend on a variety of factors such as … Continue reading

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