May 7, 2019
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Heart Health and Hearing Loss

Some researchers have concluded that the inner ear may often be affected by heart disease before any other part of the body, making hearing loss a potential early indicator of cardiovascular disease.
May 2, 2019
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The Hidden Health Care Costs of Untreated Hearing Loss

A new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health revealed that 46 percent of older adults who have untreated hearing loss will have much higher total health care costs […]
April 30, 2019
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Important Questions to Ask Your Audiologist

If you suspect you may have hearing loss, or have received a hearing loss diagnosis from your health care professional, a referral to an audiologist is generally the next step. Ask these questions to learn […]
April 26, 2019
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Choosing the Right Hearing Aid Solution

Not all hearing aids are the same, and your needs may be different from others you know who use hearing aids. Knowing how to shop for hearing aids and select the best option for your […]
April 23, 2019
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Getting Ready for your Hearing Test

If your family and loved ones have pointed out that you seem to be having trouble hearing, and you notice yourself straining to follow conversations, a hearing test can let you know your level of […]
April 18, 2019
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What is Unilateral Hearing Loss?

The causes of unilateral hearing loss may be due to aging or occupational hazards, but are more likely to be the result of an infection or injury. Find out what options can help restore hearing.
April 16, 2019
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Is It Time for a Checkup – for Your Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids can improve your quality of life, but can be delicate and easily damaged, and require regular maintenance and repair. Here are a few ways you can tell if your hearing aids are due […]
April 12, 2019
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Age Related Hearing Loss is More Severe in Those Over 80, but Gen Z can Hope for Better Outcomes

A 2016 study published online by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery examined if the rate of age-related hearing loss is constant in the “older old” (80 years and older).
April 10, 2019
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What are PSAPs and why are they Ineffective for Hearing Loss?

As the second largest generation of Americans continues to age, more and more members of the Boomer era are experiencing hearing loss.
April 4, 2019
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Advantages of Hearing Aids for Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Their Caregivers

In the case of seniors who have both hearing loss and Alzheimer’s, managing both conditions can be a challenge for caretakers.
April 2, 2019
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Overcoming Seniors’ Hesitation Over Wearing Hearing Aids

Size, visibility, comfort, ease of use and effectiveness are the five key points developers and manufacturers should focus on to improve hearing aid adoption.
March 28, 2019
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How to keep your ears safe this spring

Here are a few springtime scenarios that could damage your hearing, plus ways to protect your ears to avoid hearing loss.
March 26, 2019
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How can Treating Diabetes Slow Hearing Loss Progression?

Left untreated, mild to moderate hearing loss contributes to cognitive decline and may be an early indicator for Alzheimer’s disease – but treating hearing loss can reverse cognitive decline.
March 22, 2019
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Encouraging Hearing Aid Use Improves Compliance and Satisfaction

You can help your loved one work through their resistance to hearing aids and coordinate with their hearing health professional to find a solution that works, is comfortable, and delivers quality filtered and clarified sound.
March 20, 2019
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Possible Link Between Hearing Improvement and Cognitive Improvement in the Elderly

Left untreated, mild to moderate hearing loss contributes to cognitive decline and may be an early indicator for Alzheimer’s disease – but treating hearing loss can reverse cognitive decline.
March 15, 2019
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5 Benefits of Fully Customized Hearing Aids

Opting for real, customized and audiologist-recommended hearing aids can help you safeguard your hearing, retain cognitive function, enjoy a rich social life, and maintain your self-confidence.
March 13, 2019
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Use of Hearing Aids Can Help Slow Cognitive Decline

A study at The University of Texas at El Paso has revealed that use of hearing aids can actually improve brain function for people with hearing loss.
March 7, 2019
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Hearing Loss Prevalence Declines Among U.S. Adults Aged 20-69

A recent study of the decline of hearing loss among U.S. adults aged 20 to 69 confirmed that hearing loss is strongly associated with age and other demographic factors including sex, race/ethnicity and education.
March 5, 2019
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Are There Hearing Aid Side Effects?

Hearing aids can provide many benefits to those who experience hearing loss, but many people wonder if hearing aids also have side effects.
February 27, 2019

Five Signs of Hearing Loss: When it is Time to Seek Help

A doctor or a hearing specialist can diagnose hearing loss and help patients take steps to remediate the symptoms, but many people don’t recognize the early warning signs of hearing loss and go for years […]