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Happy New Year!

While New Year’s Eve is often loud, there are ways you can protect your hearing, while still enjoying the celebration. Start the New Year right by following these useful tips to help protect your hearing on New Year’s Eve. • To help protect your ears from noise-induced hearing loss, wear earpl...

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Trouble With Your Balance?

Are you having issues with Balance?  Don’t let balance problems affect your quality of life. If you are experiencing dizziness, balance issues, or falls, schedule an appointment with Little Rock Audiology today....

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Avoid Putting Foreign Objects in Your Ears

If you push cotton swabs, pencils, your finger or other objects into your ear canal to try to remove wax, the force can push the wax further into the ear and compress it against the eardrum. Earwax blockage, also called cerumen impaction, is a common cause of temporary hearing loss....

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Having Fun at Your Christmas Party!

Find a good spot:  Look for an area that is quiet and well lit, while avoiding places near speakers or other noisemakers like fans or A/C units. Try to sit with your back to the sun to avoid glare on people’s faces when lipreading. If conditions change, find a different spot. Take a time out: [&h...

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How Hearing Aids Help You Enjoy Christmas

When you have a hearing loss you don’t want to miss out on the joyful sounds of Christmas. But you also don’t want excessive noise to make your hearing experience not-so-jolly. It’s understandable if you’re tempted to leave your hearing aids on your bedside table to avoid the sometimes-noisy...

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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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Do You Have Ear Wax Buildup?

Wax blockage is one of the most common causes of hearing loss. Symptoms of excess ear wax buildup include: Earache Fullness in the ear or a sensation that the ear is plugged Noises in the ear (tinnitus) Partial hearing loss, which may get worse...

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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...