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Avoiding Hearing Loss

There is no way around it—the best way to treat any condition is to avoid getting it in the first place. Most people can still remember their parents scolding them for sitting too close to the television as a child, warning that it would ruin their eyesight for good. While there is a hint of [&hel...

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Heart Health & Hearing

Studies have shown that a healthy cardiovascular system—a person’s heart, arteries, and veins—has a positive effect on hearing. Conversely, inadequate blood flow and trauma to the blood vessels of the inner ear can contribute to hearing loss....

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Do You Have Signs of Hearing Loss?

If you’re not sure what the common signs for hearing loss are, here are a few. *Difficulty understanding people, especially in crowded places like restaurants *Need to have phrases repeated *High volume on the TV or stereo *Difficulty hearing on the phone *Difficulty following group conversati...

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Do you Vape?

E-cigarettes that contain nicotine have a similar impact on the ear’s hair cells as smoking does. And the flavored fluids, or “e juices,” contain hundreds of chemicals with unknown health impacts. At least one, propylene glycol, is linked to sudden hearing loss. ...

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Excessive Drinking

A lifetime of over-indulging can damage more than your liver. Health experts believe that alcohol may interfere with the brain’s ability to interpret sound, especially sounds in the lower frequencies, and create a toxic environment in the inner ear itself that is damaging to the hair cel...

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Teeth Health is Important

It seems odd to think that taking good care of your teeth can actually benefit your hearing, but it’s true. When your teeth and gums are healthy, your mouth is free from the bacteria that can cause infections and swelling. When oral bacteria enters the bloodstream, it can cause inflammation and na...

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Hearing Test Time

Do you suspect that you may have hearing loss?  It is time to schedule your hearing test.  Little Rock Audiology is trained to detect hearing loss.  Call us today and schedule your appointment....

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Impact of Chronic Tinnitus

Chronic tinnitus can greatly affect quality of life. Those with moderate or severe tinnitus often experience: Depression Anxiety Trouble sleeping Pain Economic hardship It also affects the friends and family of those with tinnitus. The constant ringing or pulsing can make hearing difficult, so conve...

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It’s Concert Time!

Here are 4 tips for minimizing the risk of hearing loss after a concert Don’t stand close to the loudspeakers at any point during the concert Use earplugs for concerts and do it correctly. Go all-in if you attend concerts regularly: get hearing protection that’s shaped for your ears and doesn’...

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Going on a Date?

Large, busy restaurants with open kitchens have a lot of background noise that makes it difficult for people with hearing loss to communicate. Instead of booking a reservation at that brand new restaurant that’s been impossible to get into since it opened, why don’t you go to that cute little ca...