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Investing in Your Health & Treating Hearing Loss

Like other medical devices, hearing aids are an investment in your overall health. People who have hearing loss are usually concerned with the expense. However, not taking the leap to invest in hearing aids can cost more in the future. Look beyond the price tag and consider the necessity of…

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All About Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a common condition that affects many people, and it can be a frustrating and stressful experience. For those living in bustling cities, the constant noise exposure can make tinnitus symptoms even more difficult to manage. Causes Tinnitus is caused by a variety of factors, including noise-induced hearing loss,…

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Veterans and Hearing Loss

Being a member of the military is a dangerous job. The risk of injury and death is always present, whether in training or in combat. However, what many people don’t realize is that the most common injury among military personnel is hearing loss. According to the U.S. Department of Veterans…

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Start Your New Year with Better Hearing!

No matter who you are or what stage of life you happen to be in, it’s never a bad idea to get a hearing test. Why is that? Regular hearing tests help ensure that you are doing a good job of protecting your hearing from loud noise, as well as…

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Occupational Hearing Hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) established firm guidelines in the 1970s regarding the amount of noise to which a worker can be exposed on the job. These guidelines are credited with the decline in hearing loss that Americans experienced around the end of the 20th century, when the…

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Understanding Sensorineural Hearing Loss

Have you been having difficulty understanding what other people say? Has it been a while since you heard birds singing? Do people tell you that you seem to be hearing with more difficulty? It could be that you have sensorineural hearing loss. Types of Hearing Loss There are two main…

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

The holiday season is upon us once again, and that means people will be traveling! With COVID-19 travel restrictions behind us, we can once again move around freely to join friends and family in celebration. While traveling with hearing loss can pose an extra challenge, hearing aids go a long…

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This November, Test Your Hearing in Honor of American Diabetes Month

Every November, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) hosts American Diabetes Month (ADM). The ADA uses the month to promote greater awareness of the risk factors for diabetes, to emphasize the importance of managing prediabetes and diabetes, and to help share the stories of those with diabetes around the country. Hearing…

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Questions to Ask During a Hearing Consultation & Fitting

So you’ve decided to have a hearing test and get a set of hearing aids. Good for you! Hearing aids are the best treatment for most people’s hearing loss, and they’re better than ever. They’ll help you to stay engaged with the people in your life, and help you to…

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Talking To Your Loved One About Hearing Loss Treatment

Communication is the defining feature of our relationships. In a very basic sense, what it means have a relationship with someone is to “relate” through communication. Of the many ways that you can build a relationship with your loved ones is to talk about their health and wellness. You can…

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Tips for Selecting Hearing Aids

If you’re ready for a set of hearing aids, good for you! Hearing loss is a reality for about one-third of those aged 60–74, and half of those 75 and up. The best thing you can do when hearing loss becomes a part of your life is to seek treatment…

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Understanding Hearing Tests

Hearing tests are perhaps the most important aspect of hearing health, throughout our lives. They allow us to establish a baseline of hearing ability, while also cluing us in when something might be wrong. A comprehensive hearing evaluation can tell you not only whether you have hearing loss, but often…

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