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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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Your Diet Could be Closely Tied to Your Tinnitus Symptoms

You’re feeling hungry so you look in your fridge for a little bite to eat. Are you craving a salty treat… maybe some crackers? Potato chips sound good! Hold up. Maybe this leftover slice of cheesecake. On second thought, maybe you should just have a banana. After all, a banana is a much better health […]

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Hearing Aids Are Not “One Size Fits All”, Here’s Why

No two instances of hearing loss are the same You should not expect your experience with impaired hearing to be exactly the same as someone else who may have the same hearing loss condition. Each case of hearing loss is different. While it may be advantageous to learn about someone else’s experience with hearing loss, […]

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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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In Spite of Your Hearing Loss, You Can Survive That Holiday Office Party

You’re bombarded by noise as soon as you arrive at the annual company holiday party. The din of shouted conversations, the clanging of glasses, and the throbbing beat of music are all mixing in your ears. You’re not enjoying it at all. You can’t hear a thing in this loud environment. The punch lines of […]

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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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Hearing Aid Domes: The Pros and Cons

Hearing Aid Domes: The Pros and Cons

You’ve been avoiding calling us to find out if you need hearing aids, but you’ve finally decided it’s time. Like many other people, you’ve been resisting this. But the stress of going through life without being able to hear has finally become too hard to ignore. So when you do finally come in and then […]

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Have You Had a Hearing Assessment Recently?

Have You Had a Hearing Assessment Recently?

Believe it or not, it’s been over 10 years since most individuals have had a hearing assessment. Harper is one of them. She schedules a checkup and cleaning with her dentist every six months and she reports dutifully for her annual medical examination. She even gets her timing belt changed every 6000 miles! But her […]

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Can Hearing Loss Make You Sensitive to Loud Sounds?

If you have a partner with neglected hearing loss, you know that getting their attention can be… a challenge. Their name is the first thing you try saying. “Greg”, you say, but you used a regular, inside volume level, so you get nothing. You try saying Greg’s name a bit louder and still nothing. So […]

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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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