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Nutrients That Can Support Your Hearing Health

It is becoming increasingly clear that what is good for your overall health is also good for your hearing health! A recent study conducted by researchers at Brigham & Women’s Hospital found that those who closely followed an anti-inflammatory diet had significantly less hearing loss over a four-year period than those who ate a more typical American diet. Common anti-inflammatory …

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Working with Hearing Loss

No one is ever excited to start noticing age-related hearing loss, but for those who are still in the workforce it may pose some special challenges. However, by keeping a few things in mind and pursuing treatment as soon as possible, hearing loss does not have to spell the end of your career! Understand the Americans with Disabilities Act The …

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Let World Alzeimer’s Month Inspire You to Take a Hearing Test

September is World Alzheimer’s Month, a time when medical professionals, lay individuals, and large organizations come together to help spread awareness about the reality of all types of dementia. In a 2019 report by Alzheimer’s Disease International, they reported that many people around the world still wrongly believe that dementia is a normal part of the aging process. In fact, …

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Why Hearing Loss is Important to Discuss with Your Primary Care Provider

Our country is amazing for addressing issues and pushing forward medical technology. However, it can often lack on prioritizing preventative measures which can avoid health issues from developing to dangerous extremes. This means that early diagnosis and intervention means being prepared to deal with health issue before they get to a place where they may be difficult to reverse.  As …

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HOW TREATING HEARING LOSS IMPROVES YOUR RELATIONSHIPS

Experts worldwide agree that the key to healthy and happy relationships is good communication. An essential element of good communication is being able to listen. However, if you can’t hear, then you can’t listen. A lot of people with hearing loss don’t even realize that there is a problem. Hearing loss can be gradual and happens over the course of …

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ADDRESSING HEARING LOSS MAY IMPROVE THE CARE OF OLDER ADULTS

Hearing loss affects nearly half of Americans over the age of 75. One of the most difficult parts about aging is losing independence and that is doubly so when hearing loss is added. If you are responsible for the care of an older adult, odds are you’ve noticed how hearing loss plays a part in the ways you communicate and …

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Benefits of Addressing Hearing Loss with an Action Plan

Hearing loss is becoming more common and is linked to adverse social and economic effects, but it is often not recognized or taken care of. In the same way, public policies meant to control pandemics don’t always consider the needs of people who have trouble hearing. Hearing loss is often overlooked, but if it is seen as an essential public …

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Reconnect with Your Loved Ones with Hearing Loss Treatment

Better Hearing and Speech Month has arrived. For over 75 years, the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) has dedicated this entire month to increasing awareness of communication disorders such as hearing loss and improving treatment while lobbying to decrease the stigma associated with hearing loss. This year’s theme is Connecting People. There are many reasons to stay connected to …

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The Causes of Acquired Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is the third most common medical condition people live with today. Impacting over 48 million people, hearing loss is a pervasive health issue. With nearly 1 in 6 people having impared hearing, you likely know someone with hearing loss. This medical condition reduces capacity to hear and process sound which produces a range of symptoms that strain communication. …

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All About Tinnitus

A common hearing health issue among American adults is beginning to become more visible as some of its more famous sufferers speak up about its sometimes devastating effects. Musicians like Phil Collins, Pete Townsend and Chris Martin are just a few big names that have publicly come out with their diagnosis.  Tinnitus is a persistent and sometimes incurable condition that …