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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 …

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

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Another year has begun and with that comes New Years resolutions. Perhaps you are hoping to get your garden in order or perhaps your finances. Perhaps you are hoping to travel more or spend time with friends and family. With all these resolutions it’s important that your health is at it’s best. Approximately 48 million people in the United States …

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Keeping Your Hearing Aids Dry

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If you are about to invest in new hearing aids or recently got fitted with a new pair, it is important to understand how to care for these highly advanced and important gadgets. Your new hearing aids are most likely making it much more of an ease to communicate in your daily life and empowering you do so much more …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

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

Imagine trying to build a relationship with someone if you had no ability to communicate. Although humans are remarkably adept at finding ways to get our ideas across without the use of spoken language, it remains by far our most skilled means of communicating. The last time you encountered someone who spoke another language, you might have faced some of …