Don’t Let Hearing Issues Hold You Back at Work

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It may be easy to think of hearing loss as someone else’s problem, but according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) approximately one in eight people in the United States aged 12 years or older has hearing loss in both ears. That’s about 30 million people! Many individuals go untreated because hearing issues can creep … Read More

Get Ready for Better Hearing Month!

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Every year the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) takes the month of May to raise awareness about communication disorders and the role of ASHA members in providing life-altering treatments. This year the theme of Better Hearing & Speech Month is “Communication Across the Lifespan,” so let’s discuss what we can do to recognize and support this important effort! Hearing issues need … Read More

Healthy Living and Hearing Loss Prevention Go Hand in Hand

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In this age of information, we have started to really recognize the benefits of self-care. Taking care of our bodies and minds is not simply for those who have the extra time or money to do so. Self-care is vital for every individual’s happiness, wholeness, and success! Taking care of ourselves not only contributes to better overall health, but it … Read More

Building Your Hearing Loss Support Team

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Considering that around 48 million people are affected by hearing loss in the United States alone, hearing loss support should be a common topic of conversation. The problem is that it is often an invisible ailment and therefore much more difficult to discuss. The problem is that for those of us living with hearing loss issues, it can be tough … Read More

Weather and Hearing Issues: Is There A Connection?

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Do changes in weather affect your ears or your hearing aids? It may not seem like an obvious connection, but hearing and changes in weather may be causing more problems than you may think. For many patients, weather changes such as shifts in pressure or especially speedy drops in temperature to almost freezing can bring about hearing problems or hearing … Read More

Making Hearing Health a Priority in 2019

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It has been quite an eventful year and between the Winter Olympics, the royal wedding, and many, many sporting events it seems like time has flown by. We have all celebrated birthdays, had our highs and lows, and gone through each day dealing with life’s little hiccups. But did we all put our hearing health first this year? The chances … Read More

Veterans and the Overlooked Sacrifice of Hearing

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Our veterans have sacrificed a lot to serve our country. While not every soldier sustains serious injuries while enlisted, there are many other health problems these individuals face. One of the most common issues for veterans is hearing loss and hearing related problems. Older veterans are at a special disadvantage, there was a time when the military was not as … Read More

Rock Your Hearing Aids for Halloween!

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This year instead of covering up your hearing technology, make it an essential Halloween accessory! There are so many fun activities during Halloween and a lot of  excitement that can make hearing more difficult, so make it a priority to wear your hearing aids in order to embrace the holiday festivities. There are a few things you can do to … Read More

So Many Options, How Do I Choose?

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So you suspect you may have some kind of hearing loss. Sounds aren’t as sharp, conversations are harder to be a part of, the television needs to be turned up further and further, so what’s next? Hearing loss is more prevalent than ever, affecting millions of Americans across the United States. The good news about this is that because so … Read More

A Look at Labor Day and Hearing Health

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American laborers have been honored for their hard work that has made this country a prosperous place since the end of the 19th century. For many people Labor Day is just another long weekend for celebrating and spending time with loved ones, but this federal holiday is so much more than that. Part of this weekend is recognizing the occupational … Read More