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 […]
February 25, 2019
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The Worsening Effects of Noise Pollution

Research from around the world consistently shows that people who live in crowded cities not only suffer from higher incidence of hearing loss, but also from short- and long-term health problems.
February 19, 2019
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Emergency Preparedness For Loved Ones with Hearing Loss

Being prepared and thinking ahead can help prevent undue stress and keep a loved one with hearing loss safe during an emergency.
February 14, 2019
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The Effects of Hearing Loss on Socialization and Cognitive Abilities

When hearing loss goes unrecognized, unreported, and untreated, the side effects for senior citizens can be far reaching and impact multiple facets of everyday life.
February 12, 2019
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Medications and Conditions Most Likely to Impact Hearing Loss

While hearing loss occurs naturally with age, and can be impacted by external situations such as noise exposure or trauma, many people are unaware that hearing loss can also be caused or exacerbated by common […]
February 7, 2019
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What is Presbycusis?

Presbycusis is the most common type of hearing loss not caused by trauma or hereditary conditions, and is caused by simple, natural aging of the auditory system.
February 5, 2019
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What is Otosclerosis?

Otosclerosis is a condition of the middle ear, in which abnormal growth occurs in one or more of the series of bones which transfer sound vibrations to the inner ear via the cochlea.
February 1, 2019
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Do You Suspect Hearing Loss? Seek Professional Help

If you suspect you may have hearing loss, there is a wide range of support you can access, from trained medical experts to licensed professionals who can help you navigate diagnosis, mitigation and / or […]
January 29, 2019
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Different Types of Hearing Tests

There are different types of hearing tests for different situations. Each one has specific uses and indications.
January 24, 2019

Typical Hearing Processes

Typical hearing depends on a carefully timed sequence of events. Any disruption can cause changes in how a person hears.
January 22, 2019
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The “Wall of Sound” – Combating Noise Levels in Restaurants

Dining out is becoming more and more of a challenge for those with hearing sensitivity and hearing loss, and noise levels in restaurants are the top complaint among diners.
January 17, 2019
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The potential link between high blood pressure and hearing loss

Hearing loss and high blood pressure impact millions of people around the world, and these two conditions may have a connection.
January 15, 2019
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Properly Caring for Your New Hearing Aids

Properly caring for your hearing aids can increase their lifetime of use, prevent inadvertent damage, and help ensure they perform at optimal levels.
January 10, 2019
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Popular Hearing Aid Features Improve User Experience

Many people who wear hearing aids look for specific features to improve the quality of their daily life and restore ease to tasks and familiarity to environments.
January 8, 2019
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Noise Induced Hearing Loss: Costs and Solutions

The annual cost of unaddressed hearing loss totals somewhere between $750 – $790 billion annually. However, prevention measures and solutions do exist. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the annual cost of unaddressed hearing […]
January 3, 2019

Tinnitus Comes in Many Forms

Tinnitus is often described as the perception of noise independent of any external source of sound. With subjective tinnitus, the individual is the only person able to perceive the noise, which may present as hissing, […]