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Nutrients That Can Support Your Hearing Health

We all know that a healthy diet is good for our health, but did you know that it can also be good for your hearing health? Even though no one nutrient is the key to good health or preventing disease, eating a wide range of healthy foods regularly can help lower your risk of hearing loss. A study shows that …

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Why You Should Treat Your Hearing with Us!

After heart disease and arthritis, hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States. We believe it is essential to take hearing loss seriously, just as you would if you had heart disease or arthritis and needed to see a doctor. Even though it’s excellent that hearing loss is becoming more known and easier to get …

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Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

There are a lot of misconceptions around hearing loss. Often underestimated, we now know that hearing loss is connected to social isolation, depression, anxiety, cognitive decline, dementia, and a greater risk of falls. Still misinterpretation about the lack of severity of these side effects leaves insurance companies rarely covering the cost of treatment, let alone hearing exams. If people understood …

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Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

There are a lot of misconceptions around hearing loss. For instance, many people underestimate the serious nature of the condition. What can be mistaken for simple misunderstandings can build up over years. Once hearing loss declines it cannot be reversed, allowing for years of communication difficulties to build up into rifts between friends and family, as well as a decline …

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Treating Hearing Loss is an Investment in Your Health!

The Oxford Dictionary defines an investment as “the action or process of investing money for profit or material result.” However, an investment can come in several different forms including friendships, learning a new skill, going to school, or starting a new project. All of these investments have a potential payoff for the future which could be monetary or just emotionally …

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Connecting People | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Connecting People | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month! Living with hearing loss can be difficult at times. As a hearing loss develops it slowly erodes parts of words and sentences that you can perceive, making everyday conversation between friends, family, and co-workers and source of stress and anxiety. It’s all too common that you have to ask people …

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Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

Many people with hearing loss underestimate not only the toll it takes on themselves but also those around them. For the people who love and care for you, it becomes an added stress as you both struggle to communicate together day after day. You may find that you must ask people to repeat themselves or they may assume that you …

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All About Tinnitus

Do you ever settle down to rest at the end of the day only to be confronted by a ringing in the ears? It can be distracting, confusing, and stress-inducing even trying to understand what is happening. This ringing is the symptom of tinnitus, a phantom sound that is generated from your mind. What is Tinnitus? The U.S. Centers for …

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Veterans and Hearing Loss

Our military put their lives on the line to serve and protect our country, but that’s not all. They also put their ears on the line – hearing loss is widespread among military members. Many return home with severe hearing loss, unable to hear all of the sounds around them or communicate effectively with friends and family. Hearing Loss in …

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Occupational Hearing Hazards

Work can be noisy at times, primarily if you work in specific industries. While you might complain about it occasionally to your coworkers, it could be damaging to your ears. Twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year. It’s important to remember that your boss could be breaking the law if unaddressed.  Loud sounds at …