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8 Tips for Managing Hearing Loss

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) reveals that approximately 48 million Americans experience some degree of hearing loss and wait an average of seven years before seeking help. Unfortunately, untreated hearing loss can lead to brain function loss, isolation and depression. However, you may read on to discover how to manage your hearing loss.  […]

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Hearing Aid Features to Consider

If you are experiencing hearing loss, having the right hearing aid can make a huge difference to your quality of life. With that in mind here are some hearing aid features to consider when making your choice. The Basic Style There are three major styles of hearing aid. Going from the largest to the smallest, they are […]

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What Are The Common Types Of Hearing Protection?

The value of healthy hearing on your quality of life cannot be emphasized enough. And, as any good audiologist will confirm, prevention is always the best form of protection. So, whether you have known hearing loss, a family history of experiencing it, or perfectly good hearing, it makes sense to protect your hearing health at […]

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Hearing Loss And Cognitive Decline

Over 50 million Americans experience hearing loss of some kind in their life. While it can affect people of any age or background, age-related hearing loss remains the most common cause by far. In fact, up to two in three seniors may have progressive hearing loss.  By now, you should appreciate the benefits of visiting […]

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The Best Hearing Aid Type for Your Activity of Choice

If you are one of the 50 million Americans who experience hearing loss, wearing hearing aids is a very likely situation. The right hearing can improve communication, increase your self-confidence and boost your quality of life. Every audiologist would agree that they are life-changing products for the individuals who need them. However, it should be […]

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3 Ways To Locate An Audiologist

When it comes to traditional medical issues, we know where we need to go. If we have problems with our teeth, we go to our dentist or if we have concerns with our health, we go to our doctor. But if we are experiencing hearing loss, an audiologist is not necessarily as familiar to us […]

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Falls and Accidents Are More Likely With Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is not just a condition that impacts your ability to hear, but it can affect so many other areas of your life. People with hearing loss face an increased amount of depression and dementia due to cognitive decline, but it can also result in serious risks to your safety. People with hearing loss […]

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What Should You Know Before Buying Hearing Aids?

If you believe you are experiencing hearing loss, a hearing aid is something that may need to be considered. Hearing aids can be a fantastic benefit for our lives, not just because they will improve our hearing but will improve our quality of life as a result. But before buying a hearing aid, there are […]

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How to Increase the Life of a Hearing Aid?

Hearing aids are continually evolving. With all these new audio editing capabilities and the unique features of modern headphones, a standard battery lasts three to 10 days. But why is the duration so uncertain? Why can one last a week and another only a few days? The factors that play a role are the use […]

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How Background Noise Affects Hearing Loss

Sudden neurosensory hearing loss, commonly known as sudden deafness, occurs as an unexplained, rapid hearing loss, usually in one ear, that occurs within one to three days. Sometimes people with sudden hearing loss do not see their doctor right away because they think their hearing loss is due to earwax. However, if we delay more […]