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5 Ways to Damage Your Hearing

5 Ways to Damage Your Hearing

We are all guilty of listening to something at a volume that is too high.  It might be music or machinery or even a kitchen household appliance like a blender. But there are other things that you might be doing that can damage your hearing and you might not have even...

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The Connection Between Heart Disease and Hearing Loss

The Connection Between Heart Disease and Hearing Loss

There are various known risk factors for the development of heart disease.  These factors include diet and lifestyle, family history, and age, as well as conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, and other vascular diseases.  But what does all that have to do with...

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Rechargeable Hearing Aids: What You Need to Know

Rechargeable Hearing Aids: What You Need to Know

Many of the devices we use every day can be powered by one or two types of batteries, rechargeable batteries, or disposable batteries. Hearing aids are no different. Rechargeable hearing aids are becoming more popular every year.  And as their popularity has...

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Add Better Hearing to Your List of New Year’s Resolutions

Add Better Hearing to Your List of New Year’s Resolutions

This is the time of year when we make our list of resolutions for the New Year. We reflect on the past year and take note of the areas we’d like to change.  A compilation of the top 10 New Year’s Resolutions typically looks something like this. Top 10 New Year’s...

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The Cost of Untreated Hearing Loss

The Cost of Untreated Hearing Loss

We focus a great deal on the impact an untreated hearing loss has on the person who can’t hear.  But what is the impact of the loss on their friends and family?  What is the financial impact of the inability to hear? The National Council on the Aging (NCOA) conducted...

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What Does it Mean to Have Normal Hearing?

What Does it Mean to Have Normal Hearing?

You had a hearing test more than 5 years ago and were told you had normal hearing.  You’ve noticed some problems hearing lately and have begun to wonder if you no longer have normal hearing.  But you might also be wondering what exactly does it mean to have normal...

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Is Your Hearing Loss Impacting Your Relationships?

Is Your Hearing Loss Impacting Your Relationships?

If there is a significant other in your life (friend or family) who has a hearing loss, then this article is for you.  Relationships can be trying.  However, being in a relationship with someone who has an untreated hearing loss is a frustrating experience on a good...

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How to Protect Your Hearing from Harmful Noise

How to Protect Your Hearing from Harmful Noise

Every day, we experience noise in our environment, such as the noise from the television, portable listening devices, household appliances, and traffic. If these sounds are at a safe level, they don’t damage our hearing. But sounds can be harmful when they are too...

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Can Hearing Loss Be Inherited?

Can Hearing Loss Be Inherited?

Your dad needed hearing aids a decade before he got them.  And his dad, your grandad watched the TV with the volume so loud you remember being able to hear it outside the house.  You know you’ve been saying, “What did you say.” more in the past year than ever before. ...

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