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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 […]
The Center for Hearing Health held a ribbon cutting for our new Cochlear Implant (CI) Suite, which will launch services sometime in mid-January 2020. The Cochlear Implant Suite was able to come to fruition through the generosity of Mr. & Mrs. Manuel H. Barron. They are the donors of this project. On December 6, 2019, […]
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 […]
For many, hearing aids make a life-changing difference. It is estimated that 48 million Americans have some form of hearing loss, and the majority of those individuals could benefit from hearing aids. Like any other technology, hearing aids have made significant advancements to offer a better listening experience. While hearing aids of the past would […]
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 […]
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 […]