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Acknowledging the Reality of Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss is a serious matter. Not only does it affect your ability to hear but has far reaching negative side effects. With approximately 48 million Americans living with some form of disabling hearing loss, it’s important to understand that you are not alone in this. While it is often hard to admit that you have a problem, ignoring this …

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Hearing Loss & Cognitive Decline

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As we age, there are so many aspects of our health to which we must pay attention and care for in order to continue to thrive into our golden years. An aspect that requires extra care, is working to decrease the risk of cognitive decline. Cognitive decline, also referred to as brain atrophy, occurs as we age. The connections between …

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A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

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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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Studies on Hearing Loss & Injuries

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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

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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

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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 …

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How Hearing Loss Interferes with Your Relationships

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Hearing loss is a growing health concern that millions of people are navigating in the United States. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, nearly 30 million people experience some degree of hearing loss. Impaired hearing often occurs gradually which means that people may not be aware of any reduced ability to hear as it occurs. …