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Hearing Aids Can Help Prevent Falls & Accidents

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With 48 million people in the United States affected by hearing loss, we are starting to understand its effects on us as individuals, at home and in the workplace. What may first start as a communication issue, putting strain on relationships, affecting overall mood, self-esteem, and even personality, has deeper implications for our health. Aside from the deep-rooted issues in …

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Everyday Noises that Could Cause Hearing Loss

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Many people think of hearing loss as something That happens at rock shows or from using power tools without headphones—however, they fail to understand how noise induced hearing loss fully works. Many sounds that damage our hearing come from our own home daily.  How Loud is Too Loud? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost two out …

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Start Your New Year with Better Hearing!

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Another year is nearly here, and this means for many, it is time to consider what our new year’s resolution will be. As we age it’s important to pay extra attention to our overall health. The new year’s is a great time to consider how you can keep up with your health, to keep you active, connected and engaged in …

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Preparing for Emergencies with Hearing Aids

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You can never be too prepared for the future. In fact, it was Benjamin Franklin who put it a whole new way when he said “By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail. “ Today with the weather behaving in unprecedented ways, it’s safe to assume that eventually you will be caught among those subjects in extreme storms, wind, flooding, …

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Can Hearing Loss Affect Your Mood?

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Do you have hearing loss? If you do, then you already know how exhausting it can be. Initially, hearing loss often affects not all sound equally but certain tones and pitches, which feel just out of reach. This can cause your brain to work overtime to fill in missing parts of words or words in sentences. This can cause what …

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All About Earwax

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When was the last time you gave more than a passing thought to the stuff in your ears. We are talking about that sometimes waxy, yellow, or dry goo in your ear canal. It may seem gross or extraneous even, but like all things in our body, earwax plays a big role in our hearing and ear health. Here are …

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Tips for College Students with Hearing Loss

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Tips for College Students with Hearing Loss  It’s tempting when diagnosed with hearing loss to to keep you living your life to its fullest. However, it is a lifelong condition and while it once was considered a condition which only effected the elderly, we now know it effects people of all ages. Living with hearing loss means modifying your life …

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This November, Test Your Hearing in Honor of American Diabetes Month

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Do ever struggle to hear the people around you? This happens to everyone, every now and then, but if it seems to be happening more often than not, it could signal a hearing loss. Hearing loss is an incredibly common condition affecting one in eight people in both ears, 12 years and older in the US. Hearing loss affects how …

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Common Hearing Aid Problems & How to Fix Them

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Hearing aids are an important item used to navigate everyday life for millions of people with hearing loss. These devices are crucial investments in hearing health and wellness, supporting people to hear and communicate. Hearing aids are equipped with savvy technology and durable hardware designed to last for several years. But similar to most items that are always in use, …

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Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss — and Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test!

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Though hearing loss is the third most common health issue people live with today, it still remains widely undertreated. It is estimated that only one third of people who could benefit from treatment actually receive it. This means that millions of people are living with untreated hearing loss which has multifaceted effects on everyday life. Symptoms strain communication which often …