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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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Supporting A Loved One with Hearing Loss in a Nursing Home

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Living with hearing loss can be challenging, especially for older adults who may need support. Hearing loss is the third most common chronic medical condition that older adults experience. Impaired hearing reduces capacity to hear speech and sound in everyday life which strains both hearing and communication. Communication is an essential way we navigate daily environments, relationships, work, socializing etc. …

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What Happens if You Don’t Treat Hearing Loss?

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Though hearing loss is a pervasive health condition people experience today, impacting nearly 48 million people, it is often underdiagnosed. On average, people wait seven years before seeking treatment for their hearing loss. There are various reasons people delay addressing their hearing loss – they think it’s not serious enough, haven’t noticed changes to their hearing, and acknowledging health changes …