July 18, 2019
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7 ways treating hearing loss can help seniors feel young

Hearing loss makes hearing aids in greater demand among seniors. These devices actually contribute to long-term health and revitalized feelings of independence. Simply put, hearing aids make it possible for those experiencing hearing loss to […]
July 16, 2019
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The Dangers Of The Lowly Cotton Swab! (Really?)

Improper use of cotton swabs can result in a punctured eardrum, which is extremely painful and can contribute to conductive hearing loss.
July 11, 2019
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How Staying Fit Can Help Your Hearing Loss

Research is linking connections between obesity and hearing loss finding that exercise may reduce the participants’ chances of experiencing hearing loss.
July 9, 2019
Some people call these phantom sensations, but they are real.

Ringing in the Ears (Tinnitus) & Chronic Pain Share Brain Anomalies

Advances in brain imaging and associated techniques have enabled researchers to begin homing in on their structural and functional bases, revealing what appears to be a central gatekeeping system implicated in both chronic pain and […]
July 4, 2019
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Practice proper hearing safety when using fireworks

Hearing loss risks associated with the dangerous decibel levels produced from fireworks are often overlooked. Fireworks generate noise that is more than double the amount of impairing noises, depending on how close you are to […]
July 1, 2019
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Research News: How Hearing Loss Leads To Depression

A research team analyzed a group of people and found that the lack of ability to easily understand a conversation or the things going around them frustrated the group, which eventually leads to loneliness and […]
June 25, 2019
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Pay the price for hearing loss or… not

Hearing loss is a sensitive issue that can cripple people of all ages, and the only way to relieve symptoms is by seeking professional help before damage can progress into something more severe.
June 20, 2019
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Exciting Research: Scientists ID Proteins Crucial to Hearing Loss

Currently, there is no way to reverse hearing loss, but a new study has found a key clue to how these auditory hair cells develop. The study identified a new role for a particular group […]
June 18, 2019
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How do our hearing and balance work?

There’s a strong link between hearing and balance. Hearing makes it possible to do activities such as walking, running and standing.
June 13, 2019
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5 Ways That May Help You Avoid Hearing Loss

While hearing loss is in many ways a natural part of aging, there are many things you can do to limit damage to your hearing health.
June 11, 2019
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3 important questions to ask before buying hearing aids

Hearing aids can differ in size, design and price, among other variances. It is important to choose the kind of hearing aid that will provide them the best quality of life. Here are a few […]
June 7, 2019
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Cooking with Hearing Loss: 3 tips for culinary success

You may not know that hearing loss can put a carefully orchestrated dinner at risk. Because there are certain unexpected challenges for those with hearing loss, here are some tips to ensure success.
June 5, 2019
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New Research – Hearing Loss & The Ability To Identify Familiar Voices

What happens to our ability to recognize familiar voices when we suffer from hearing loss? Research demonstrates the amazing power of our hearing to filter and differentiate all at the same time.
May 29, 2019
Without noticing it, hearing loss has drained depth & vibrancy from the world, fading to just a shadow of my memories.

Hearing Loss – Are You Riding the Emotional Roller Coaster?

Hearing loss is not just a physical issue. People experience a variety of feelings as they realize they need help. To help you on your journey, seek assistance with the use of hearing aids.
May 27, 2019
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Ten-hut! Veterans & Challenges With Hearing Loss

Society doesn’t pay as much attention to veterans whose disabilities – and their methods of overcoming them – aren’t as obvious. Many vets come home with hearing loss and have their own set of challenges […]
May 23, 2019
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How to Identify the First Signs of Hearing Loss

Knowing the signs of hearing loss may be all you need to take the first steps to combating it.
May 21, 2019
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Mining & Construction at Greatest Risk for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Loud noises that workers are exposed to for long periods or sudden extreme noise events and substances in the environment like organic solvents, heavy metals and asphyxiants that can cause hearing loss.
May 17, 2019
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How Do Service Dogs Benefit People with Hearing Loss?

Many people experience benefits from wearing hearing aids, there are other tools that can be used in conjunction with these devices, such as a service dog.
May 15, 2019
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Stay Active – 4 Tips to Enjoy Hiking in Spite of Hearing Loss

Hearing and identifying sounds in nature is an excellent auditory rehabilitation exercise to help you get used to hearing aids. Don’t let your hearing loss stop you from enjoying the great outdoors.
May 9, 2019
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3 Fun Activities That Can Cause Hearing Loss

We often think we are pushing the boundaries and getting a harmless thrill without realizing we have stepped over the line. You might pay now, you probably will pay later or both!