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Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

You try to eat healthy foods to give your body and immune system the fuel it needs to keep you in shape. You notice when you can’t climb stairs as fast as you used to or when bending down to pick something up gets more difficult as the day wears on. You get regular physical exams; you get your eyes …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

If we don’t care for our total health and understand that it is all connected, every other part of our health can suffer. Hearing loss is no exception. The brain is responsible for processing and sending signals every part of our bodies. While hearing loss affects our ability to hear, not treating hearing impairment has been linked to changes in …

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Q&A About Hearing Loss

“One who asks question remains a fool for five minutes. One who does not ask, remains a fool forever,” states an ancient proverb. The number one way that people put themselves at a disadvantage is by being too afraid to ask questions. Humanity is built on the passing of information through generations. It is unrealistic to believe we can simply …

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

The American Speech-Language Association (ASHA) is a collective of audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, and students who work to make effective communication a human right accessible and achievable across the United States. Every May, ASHA dedicates its efforts to raising awareness about communication disorder and the role of hearing healthcare professionals. Also known as Better Speech and …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

Hearing loss, if left untreated, can harm your most important relationships. If you believe you are the only one affected by your hearing loss, please reconsider. When your loved ones have to repeat themselves time after time, they may share in your frustration. Hearing loss can make you withdrawn and paint an image of you as distant in your relationships. …

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Why Pretending to Hear Doesn’t Help

When was the last time you were in a crowded place like a bar or restaurant out with friends? Has the noise ever been so loud that it is hard to hear what another person is saying?  Sometimes, you might stop the speaker to ask them to repeat themselves, but eventually you just begin to smile and nod and pretend …

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Investing in Your Health: Treating Hearing Loss

[Just like other medical devices, hearing aids are an investment in your overall health. People who suffer from hearing loss are usually concerned with the expense. However, not taking the leap to invest in hearing aids can cost more in the future. If you look beyond the price tag, and consider the necessity of the improvements hearing aids can bring …

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Avoiding Hearing Tests Could Make the Problem Much Worse

Unlike most disabilities, hearing loss is invisible and can occur gradually, making it hard to detect and label as a concern. If you’ve ever spoken to someone who seemingly misinterpreted or ignored what you just said, or kept asking you to repeat yourself, they likely had some measure of hearing loss. The facts are staggering: 48 million Americans have hearing loss and …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

We are now in an age of constant communication. It’s easier to talk to your relatives and friends across the globe than ever before. We connect to people and the world around us with video chats, texts, jokes, conversations over dinner parties, short chats when we run into one another at the supermarket, and so on. The foundation of any …

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Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

If you suffer from hearing loss you have two choices: take control and address the problem or ignore the issue and accept the consequences. Often, avoiding the problem will only lead to a slow withdrawal from your friends, family and the rest of society, as keeping up with conversations becomes increasingly difficult. You may have any number of personal reasons …