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Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test for World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research by Jack Felix, ACA, BC, HISLeave a Comment

Do you or someone you love suffers from the early signs of cognitive decline which may indicate Alzheimer’s Disease? It is a devastating condition as we may experience the slop decline with the inevitable knowledge of losing the person you know while they are still physically here. It can be just as devastating on family and loved ones as it …

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Hearing Loss is Associated with a 91% Increased Risk for Dementia

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Have you been struggling to remember small details more and more often? As we age this is rather normal, however, if this seems to be chronic it could point towards the early stages of dementia. Dementia is a grouping of neurodegenerative conditions which affects two or more cognitive functions, such as social behavior, memory, or the ability to follow a …

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How Loud is Too Loud for Kids?

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If you have kids then you know how important it is for them to get out and explore all sorts of activities to stimulate their minds and try new things such as athletic events, music performances, and parades. However, it’s important to be mindful of the volume of all the places you go. A fun parade or fireworks show can …

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How Smoking & Drinking May Affect Hearing

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You may enjoy smoking and drinking, despite constant reminders from medical providers, public health officials and concerned friends and family about the dangerous health risks. Smoking is commonly associated with cancer and lung diseases such as emphysema and chronic bronchitis, while heavy drinking increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure, cognitive damage, as well as damaging …

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A Link Between Migraines, Tinnitus & Hearing Loss

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Have you ever had a migraine? If you have, it’s likely you won’t forget the excruciating pain, the sensitivity to light and even sound? No one knows exactly what causes them however, researchers have found that those who suffer from migraines are also more likely to experience hearing loss and tinnitus. Hearing Loss and Tinnitus Hearing loss is a serious …

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Challenges with Hearing Speech in Noise – an Early Sign of Dementia?

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Do you struggle to hear in crowded restaurants or bars? It’s common for anyone to struggle to hear in noisy environments but if you are finding that this issue is becoming a persistent issue it could signal a larger issue. Hearing loss affects approximately 466 million people worldwide and the World Health Organization (WHO) projects that this number is set …

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Watching for Early Signs of Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss can happen overnight or in a matter of seconds. However, in most cases hearing loss creeps slowly into your life, so subtly that it’s hard to even know it’s happening. Many people fail to self-diagnose a hearing loss until they struggle to hear even in the most ideal of situations. At first it may start as the loss …

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Connecting People | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

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

A common misconception is that experiencing loneliness has nothing to do with physically being alone. Loneliness is a feeling of disconnection and isolation from the world around you. While we can often be surrounded by people, the loneliness endemic has become intensified in recent years due to the COVID-19 pandemic starting in early 2020. When public health measures required people …

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Headaches, Tinnitus & Hearing Loss

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A migraine is a severe headache condition affecting millions of individuals worldwide. It triggers neurological symptoms which become increasingly debilitating. Some people experience other associated symptoms like light and noise sensitivity, vision disturbances, or even cognitive troubles.  Migraines may seem harmless at first, but they can seriously affect your quality of life, and research finds they may even lead to …