Category: Helpful Tips

There Is So Much More Than Amplification!

January 6, 2020 | Helpful Tips

I am sure we have all heard many people complain about their hearing aid. In fact, many people who have a hearing aid think for some reason they can hear from their pocketbook, their pocket or their dresser draw. I hate to disappoint but the hearing aids will not work from those locations—there is no […]

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5 Facts about Hearing Loss that Might Surprise You

October 20, 2019 | Helpful Tips

1. Hearing loss is not just a part of the natural aging. It is a common misconception that hearing loss only occurs in elderly individuals, but it can actually happen at any point in life. In fact, children and teens are experiencing hearing loss at a higher rate than ever before. 2. Loud noise is […]

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Your Cardiovascular Health and Hearing Loss

September 30, 2019 | Helpful Tips

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.A., affecting over 600,000 people a year. Cardiovascular diseases resulting from poor nutrition, lack of exercise, stress, and smoking have been closely linked to hearing loss in older adults. This is because poor cardiovascular health decreases blood flow, and the structures in the ear need […]

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Hearing Loss and Dementia: What You should know

September 30, 2019 | Helpful Tips

Predicted to nearly double in prevalence every 20 years, dementia is a general term for cognitive decline that’s severe enough to interfere with daily life. Memory loss is one of this condition’s greatest side effects, which is why Alzheimer’s is the most common type of dementia. Research suggests that untreated hearing loss can actually accelerate […]

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