What’s the Link Between Hearing Impairment and Dementia?

Want to suck all the fun out of your next family gathering? Start to talk about dementia. The subject of dementia can be very scary and most individuals aren’t going to purposely discuss it. A degenerative cognitive disease in which you gradually (or, more terrifyingly, quickly) lose your cognitive faculties, dementia forces you to lose […]

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You Can Still Enjoy the Holiday Season Despite Hearing Loss

Gatherings. More, and more family gatherings. It likely feels like you’re meeting or reuniting with every relative you have, every weekend, during the holidays. That’s the charm (and, some would say, the curse) of the holiday season. Usually, it’s easy to look forward to this annual catching up. You get to find out what everyone’s […]

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Did You Know Your Common Cold Could Cause Hearing Issues?

There are other symptoms of a cold that are less common than the widely recognized runny nose. One kind of cold you don’t often hear about is the one that moves into one or more ears. While you might generally think of colds as harmless, here’s why this ear-related cold symptom shouldn’t ever be ignored. […]

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You Could Have an Increased Risk of Hearing Loss With These Chemicals

There are many well recognized causes of hearing loss, but few people recognize the dangers that some chemicals present to their hearing. Groups that are at risk include automotive workers, plastics, textiles, metal fabrication, and petroleum. Being aware of what these harmful chemicals are and what precautions you should take can help preserve your quality […]

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Music and Headphones: What’s a Safe Volume?

Music and Headphones: What’s a Safe Volume?

Music is a major part of Aiden’s life. While he’s out running, he listens to Pandora, while working it’s Spotify, and he has a playlist for all his activities: gaming, gym time, cooking, and everything else. His headphones are almost always on, his life a fully soundtracked affair. But the very thing that Aiden loves, […]

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Hearing Loss in One Ear – Potential Causes

Hearing Loss in One Ear – Potential Causes

Because you’re so cool, you rocked out in the front row for the whole rock concert last night. It isn’t exactly hearing-healthy, but it’s fun, and the next day, you wake up with two ringing ears. (That’s not as enjoyable.) But what if you wake up and can only hear out of one ear? The […]

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Safeguard Your Hearing During Noisy Summer Activities

Summertime has some activities that are just staples: Air shows, concerts, fireworks, state fairs, Nascar races, etc. As more of these events go back to something resembling normal, the crowds, and the noise levels, are growing. But sometimes this can bring about problems. Because let’s be honest: this isn’t the first outdoor concert that’s left […]

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These 6 Behaviors Indicate You’re Suffering From Hearing Loss

In conversation with friends, you want to be polite. You want your customers, colleagues, and supervisor to recognize that you’re completely engaged when you’re at work. With family, you might find it easier to just tune out the conversation and ask the person near you to repeat what you missed, just a bit louder, please. […]

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Does Hearing Loss Lead to Brain Atrophy?

As we get older we begin to have difficulty hearing clearly and we typically just accept it as a normal part of the aging process. Maybe we need to ask people to speak up or repeat themselves when they talk. Maybe the volume on our TV keeps getting louder. We might even notice that we’re […]

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How Can Hearing Loss Affect Driving Habits?

Don’t take your eyes off the road. While this may be sound advice, how about your other senses? For example, think about how much work your ears are doing while driving. You’re using your ears to engage with other individuals in your vehicle, alert you to important info coming up on your dashboard, and help […]

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