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Healthy Ways You Can Prevent Hearing Loss

If you want to avoid age-related hearing loss or noise-induced hearing loss, there are steps you may take to reduce your risk of developing these conditions in the first place. If one is exposed to loud noises, one should always wear hearing protection, and it is never too early or late to start. The health […]

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Healthy Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss

While not all types of hearing loss can be prevented, there are steps you may take to reduce your chances of developing age-related hearing loss or noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). Hearing protection should be worn around loud noises at all times, and it is never too early or too late to start. A healthy lifestyle […]

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What is Gradual Hearing Loss?

Presbycusis is an issue that develops as people age, typically occurring gradually and affecting one in three seniors. Because this hearing loss happens over a course of time, some people are unaware that it is even developing. It usually affects high-pitched sounds like a phone ringing or a microwave blaring, leaving low-pitched sounds unaffected – […]

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What Happens if You Find Out You Have Hearing Loss

If you’ve recently been diagnosed with hearing loss, you might be wondering what the next steps are. Presbycusis, also known as age-related hearing loss, is the most prevalent form of hearing loss in the world. Hair cells in our ears lose their ability to operate properly as we age, and finally stop functioning entirely. Hearing […]

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What to Ask Your Hearing Professional About Hearing Loss

When you notice that your hearing isn’t as good as it used to be, you decide it’s time to consult an audiologist or hearing instrument specialist. That’s a smart move. If you ignore your hearing loss, you are at risk of other health issues, such as dementia and depression.  There are likely to be three […]

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Tips for Communicating with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss will change the way people can communicate. The person with hearing loss will need to modify how they communicate, friends and family members can also adjust how they communicate. Here are some great tips for you to be able to communicate with deaf and hard of hearing co-workers, family and friends.  Attention It is […]

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The Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

If you have a diagnosis of hearing loss, the last thing you’ll want to consider is the possibility of dementia. However, many studies have been conducted that show a significant link between hearing loss and dementia. This link has been proven in several ways. If you are an adult over 65 years old, your risk […]

A Complete Guide to Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Many people assume that there is only one type of hearing loss. Where, in reality, there are a few different types of hearing loss. One of which is noise-induced hearing loss. Some people have hearing loss from birth, but for others, it happens due to noise.  Hearing loss facts:  There are 48 million people in […]

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How to Deal with a Family Member with Hearing Loss?

Sometimes being there for hearing-impaired family members can be a bit challenging at times. Sadly, it can often have a negative effect on the relationship. Social situations can be very tiring if you have hearing loss, and it’s important to be understanding with a family member going through this. More effort must be put into […]

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How Accurate is an Audiogram?

If you’re experiencing hearing loss of any kind, it’s completely normal to want to get to the bottom of it sooner rather than later. One of the tools that’s used to help understand the extent of a person’s hearing loss is an audiogram. These help to display hearing test results. You’ll likely see one when […]