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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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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. …

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Working with Hearing Loss

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Millions of people are navigating hearing loss on a daily basis. Though hearing loss is a major health concern, it can be easily overlooked or ignored because it often happens gradually. This means that there are even more people suffering from hearing loss who may not be aware of it and could substantially benefit from treatment. Impaired hearing can deeply …

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Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

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For everyone with hearing loss, communication can be a challenge. You want to have great conversations with your loved ones, enjoy inside jokes, and easily hear what’s been said. However, hearing loss can come between you and effortless communication. Even with hearing aids, you may face some occasional difficulties communicating, so follow these tips for communicating with hearing loss, and …

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Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

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Treating hearing loss has a lot of benefits. Not only does it help you hear all the sounds in your environment, locate where sounds are coming from, and hear all the soft sounds you’ve been straining to hear, it also keeps you socially connected. Treating hearing loss improves your cognitive abilities, keeps your brain strong and healthy, and makes conversations …

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A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

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When you think “hearing protection,” images like earplugs or noise canceling headphones may come to mind. Did you know that a diet rich in organic fruits and vegetables could make a huge difference in protecting your hearing as well? Foods that promote hearing health work by nourishing your body with essential vitamins and minerals. While they’re not a magical cure …