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Explaining Hearing Loss to Your Loved Ones

Hearing loss isn’t always something that happens instantly or overnight. While this can be the case for some people, most people with hearing loss find their hearing gradually over time, meaning they may not even be aware of how bad their hearing loss is until someone mentions it. As we get older, there is an […]

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3 Things You Should Do to Protect Your Ears While on Vacation

A vacation is a great time to escape the world, explore new surroundings and make memories. Vacations should be a fun and joyful time. The last thing you want is to experience health issues that can disrupt your time away or cause concerns upon your return. Staying healthy when on vacation can look like many […]

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How to Stay Active Without Damaging Your Hearing Aids

Exercising is an essential aspect of a healthy lifestyle. According to the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, people should practice moderate physical activity for at least 150 minutes a week – or 30 minutes a day for five days a week.  As you get older, keeping active and continuing to practice your favorite sports becomes […]

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How to Know if Your Child Has a Hearing Problem

Hearing loss in children is on the rarer side, about three children in every 1000 born will have some form of hearing loss. This can be in both ears or just one. Because of how little infants can communicate, screenings will occur at birth to ensure their auditory system is working properly. Luckily, regardless of […]

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5 Foods for Better Hearing

Did you know that what you eat can significantly impact your hearing health? Certain foods have been shown to improve hearing, and by incorporating them into your diet, you may be able to reduce your risk of developing hearing loss. Particular foods have a variety of vitamins and minerals that are good for hearing and […]

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What’s a Safe Listening Volume?

Listening to music is an enjoyable and relaxing activity. However, listening to music can also be damaging if you listen at a high volume for extended periods. To protect your hearing, you must know your age group’s safe listening volume range. This will vary depending on what type of headphones or speakers are being used […]

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Minimize Hearing Loss With These Three Basic Steps

After realizing that you have a hearing loss, the first and most basic thing is to avoid further damage. It would help minimize your exposure to any noises that can damage your hearing, and the recommendation is that you don’t expose yourself to noise louder than 85dBs for an extended period. Unfortunately, your hearing loss […]

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Types of Hearing Loss, Risks and Prevention

Hearing loss is not as simple as having trouble hearing sounds. There are many different types of hearing loss, and there are many different factors that can cause it. But what are these types? How can they affect your life? And is there anything we can do to prevent them? Types of hearing loss Hearing […]