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Facts About Hearing Loss

– Approximately 36 million Americans suffer from hearing loss.   – More than half of the people with hearing loss are younger than age 65.   – Untreated hearing loss can affect your ability to understand speech. – It can negatively impact your social and emotional well-bein...

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Is Hearing Loss Normal For My Age?

As we reach our 40’s, 50’s, 60’s, 70’s or older, many of us start noticing that it is more difficult to communicate in noisy restaurants, our young children or grandchildren are impossible to understand, or we may find ourselves leaning in to hear or asking for repetition a f...

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Hearing Loss & Depression

Those who suffer from hearing loss are less likely to participate in social activities, leading to withdrawal and isolation. In turn, these changes in social activity can lead to serious negative emotional consequences, including depression and its related symptoms: anxiety, anger, frustration, para...

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Do I have Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss often creeps up on us so gradually, that we tend to start accommodating for it without realizing it.  The volume on the tv or radio starts increasing, you find yourself leaning in to hear speech-in-noise, and you may even catch yourself cupping your hand behind your ear or saying, ...

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Lifestyles & Careers

Lifestyles and careers are usually the things to blame if you experience hearing loss. This is because hearing loss happens gradually over time and it usually occurs in people that have experienced loud noises for the majority of their life, such as part of their career. Luckily, the right hearing ...

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Your Child’s Hearing

Has your child been having difficulty in school or complaining that they’re having trouble hearing? If you have any reason to believe that your child’s hearing isn’t as it should be, it’s probably best to book an appointment. Little Rock Audiology will provide all the necessary support t...

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It’s Springtime!

Hearing loss can creep up so slowly that you just may not realize that you are affected. In fact you could be the last person to know as it is often the case that friends, co-workers or family members spot the problem before you do. Sounds like birdsong, footsteps or leaves rustling in the wind [&he...

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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...