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Preparing for Emergencies with Hearing Aids

When it comes to hearing aids, a good motto is: “You can never be too prepared!” You wear your hearing aids daily, so it’s important to make sure that they’re always charged or their batteries are full. You never know what can happen but if you plan for most reasonable scenarios, you can rest assured you’ll be ready when an …

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Prioritize Better Hearing in the New Year!

Once the new year rings in, many of us will take steps to enhance our health and wellness. We seem to be focusing more on preventative techniques in enhancing our general health, whether it’s by embracing a new diet or exercising more.  At our practice, we believe you should prioritize your hearing health in the same manner that you focus …

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Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

Most people are unaware of how closely your sense of hearing is tied to other aspects of your life. Untreated hearing loss significantly impacts our overall health, affecting everything from coordination to quality of life to mental health. Hearing loss has been related to an increased risk of depression, anxiety, and possibly dementia for a long time. Hearing loss is …

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Signs of Pediatric Hearing Loss

It is a common belief that hearing loss only affects seniors. You may not think you’re at risk, and you definitely don’t think your kids could have hearing loss. Indeed those energetic kids that run you off your feet every day couldn’t be suffering from hearing loss! The truth is, hearing loss can occur to anyone at any age, and …

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All About Earwax

When most people think of earwax, they get kind of grossed out. Earwax is the sticky yellow to white discolored substance that comes out of your ears. A lot of us spend time cleaning it out of our ears, and wishing it wasn’t there. However, earwax is much more than just a sticky substance and like most of the body’s …

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Tips for College Students with Hearing Loss

If you are headed off to college, then this is an exciting time for you. There are so many changes ahead and new opportunities which await. However, if you have hearing loss, then there are extra steps you must take. The impact of hearing loss can affect a student’s ability to learn in conventional ways. Educational success revolves around the …

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Check Your Hearing This November for American Diabetes Month

When it comes to public health, hearing loss is a significant problem. Age-related hearing loss is more common in those over 65, so this could contribute to this phenomenon. While it may take some time to adjust, most people can have whole and meaningful lives if they seek help.   Recent studies, however, reveal a link between hearing loss and …

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Common Hearing Aid Problems & How to Fix Them

Most people who get a new pair of hearing aids find that they work trouble-free for a long time. The latest models are so resilient to dirt, debris, and moisture that many of them can withstand exposure to the elements. With rechargeable batteries, many of the technical issues of earlier models have been resolved, as well. Yet, from time to …

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Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss — and Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test!

For some people, the realization of hearing loss translates almost immediately to a call to an audiologist or hearing health professional. These people understand that help is available, and they can’t wait to get access to treatment. They might have been struggling through conversations before realizing that hearing loss was the underlying cause. These people who are eager to get …

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October is Protect Your Hearing Month

Have you noticed a recent challenge with your hearing but chose to ignore it? Research has shown that people often wait years (on average, seven years!) to confront a hearing issue, allowing a hearing condition to worsen while it goes unaddressed. Knowledge is power, and understanding how your hearing works can help you protect it from permanent damage. This October, …