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Hearing Aids & Artificial Intelligence

In Technology by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Remember the hearing aids that your grandparents used to wear? Don’t make the mistake of believing that hearing aids are still at that level of technology.  Just about everything electronic in our lives keeps advancing and this applies to the newest hearing aids as well. Hearing aids of today have so many capabilities to make hearing easier than ever before. …

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A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Perhaps you’ve considered what you eat and how it affects you? A healthy balanced diet is essential to our physical and mental well being, but did you know that it could help keep you hearing healthy as well? What foods help maintain your hearing health and why? While no one nutrient holds the key to perfect health, a varied diet …

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Common Excuses for Not Buying Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

In the U.S. one in three people between the age of 65 and 75 struggle with debilitating hearing loss. If you are in this age bracket the odds are pretty high that you are dealing with hearing impairment. If you suspect you have hearing loss it’s a good idea to find out if hearing aids are right for you. While …

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Communication At Work | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

In Communication by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Did you know that May is Better Hearing and Speech Month? Better Hearing and Speech Month (BHSM) was founded in 1927 by ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association), “to raise awareness and promote treatment that can improve quality of life for those who experience problems with speaking, hearing or understanding.” The theme for this year’s BSHM is “Communication at Work.” This theme …

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Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

When you hear about a concussion, what is the first situation that comes to mind? Some think immediately of American football players who have been in the news so much for the injuries they incur during games and practices. The constantly repeating crash into other bodies can jostle the brain tissue up against the skull, resulting in bruising and in …

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Hearing Loss Cures of the Past

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

If you do a little digging through the history of medicine, some truly bizarre and puzzling treatments and “cures” can be found for a range of health problems. Before the methods of modern science were refined, doctors, healers, and so-called scientists experimented on their patients with strange and sometimes painful treatments. Humans seem to stop at nothing in their attempts …

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3 Nutrients that Boost Your Hearing Health

In Hearing Health by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

For decades we have consumed information about the benefits of healthy ways of eating. We may even be familiar with the impact of certain types of foods and specific nutrients. For example: calcium is great for maintaining strong bones, spinach is packed with various vitamins, omega-3 fatty acids are useful for disease prevention etc. But did you know that there …