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HOW HEARING AIDS IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE

Taking charge of your hearing loss by wearing hearing aids has been shown to:  Reduce social isolation Improve relationships with your loved ones Reduce negative emotional consequences of hearing loss such as depression, anxiety, frustration, and loneliness Increase earning power by maintaining...

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Don’t Lose Money

Hearing loss can pose a significant barrier to productivity, performance, overall career success, lifetime earnings, and household earnings — in fact, it can lead to almost $30,000 in lost income every year. Luckily, treating hearing loss can make a hearing-related income loss negligible, and it c...

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Don’t Miss Out!

There’s nothing worse than trying to have lunch with friends or dinner with family and feel completely left out of the conversation because you can’t hear what everyone is saying. Or if you’re in a restaurant or coffee shop, the background noise may be drowning out the important information or...

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Tips For a Safe Halloween

Here are 5 Tips to have an amazing Halloween with hearing loss! 1. Take a flashlight Darkness can make communication challenging. Take a flashlight with you, not only to see where you’re going, but it can also be useful to shine on someone’s hands while they are signing or to hold under the spea...

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Do You Have Vertigo?

Did you ever play a game where you turned around in circles and then tried to walk? You probably had trouble walking and might have fallen over. People with balance problems may feel that way all the time. When you have balance problems, you may feel unsteady, woozy, or confused. You may have blurry...

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Common Symptoms of Hearing Problems in Children

Firstly, children are susceptible to the same hearing problems as adults. So, if older children ask you to turn up the TV, for example, this could be a reason for alarm bells. However, there are a number of other symptoms to look out for in at various stages of their infancy. They include; Your chil...

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Hearing Loss & Heart Disease?

You might be surprised to discover that hearing loss may be an early sign of cardiovascular disease in seemingly healthy people. A study found the risk of hearing impairment was significantly greater in people with underlying atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries than in those without vesse...

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Why Do Children Need An Audiologist?

Hearing health plays an integral role in our general health at all times. However, the ability to communicate and interact with people and surroundings is particularly crucial for a child’s development. As such, identifying and rectifying problems at the earliest stage is advised. Detecting the is...

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Keep Turning the Phone up?

Mobile and landline phones are equipped with a volume control setting, so you might not have trouble hearing your friend, co-worker or client because you’ve amped the telephone to the max. Check the volume setting, and if you find yourself inching the volume up louder and louder, you may have hear...

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Drinking and Hearing Loss

Not only can alcohol use disorder lead to the development of chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, it can also put you at risk for developing hearing loss. Here’s how… Excessive drinking damages the auditory cortex in the brain, affecting the way your brain pro...