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Hearing Health Blog

Imagine the scenario if you needed to go to an urgent care center or emergency room. Upon entering, your emotions would likely make your conversation with the front desk confusing, even frantic. As you try to explain why you came to the hospital, the front desk personnel would ask you a series of questions about your personal information and insurance,

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Mythology runs rampant in the world of hearing loss. Many of our preconceived notions come from a bygone era when hearing loss looked quite different than it does today. If you are the loved one of someone with hearing loss, then you know from a second-hand perspective what that experience is like. However, only those who have hearing loss can

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Every audiologist has been asked what the best hearing aids are and they will all give the same answer; it depends. There is no single hearing aid that is best for everybody because there are a number of factors to consider when choosing hearing aids, like the nature of the hearing loss and what your day-to-day life looks like.  It’s

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When’s the last time you had a hearing test? Quite some time ago? When’s the last time you gave any thought to your long-term hearing health? March 3 is World Hearing Day, and what better time to give some attention to one of the most important aspects of your long-term health and well-being: your ears. World Hearing Day is organized

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With hearing health as with anything, it’s vital that you seek the best possible audiologist to not only put you at ease but also get you the treatment you need. Luckily, any professional audiologist should possess the skills necessary to help your hearing health. That said, not all audiologists are created equal, and considering the qualities of each can help

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Hearing loss is the 3rd most common comorbidity in the United States affecting approximately 48 million people or 14.3 percent of the total population. For being as common a condition as it is, many people don’t completely know how to interact with people who have hearing loss who you interact with everyday. Hearing loss is an invisible condition, which means

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If you have just been diagnosed with hearing loss it is important to understand that you are not alone. There are approximately 48 million people in the US who suffer from hearing loss of all ages. While hearing loss is often a stigma attached to old age, only around 35 percent of people with hearing loss are 65 years of

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When you have hearing loss it can make it difficult to communicate with friends, family and co-workers. It is a serious disability affecting 48 million people in the U.S. alone, but remains mostly invisible. When people know that you have hearing loss then you can make requests in order for you to better succeed in conversation. Some of these accommodations

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If you’re reading this blog, you likely have a hearing aid fitting coming up. If that’s the case, congratulations on selecting a device with your audiologist’s help. With that said, there are a few things to gear up for, especially when your appointment is up. For example, you will be bombarded with so much information and it is quite normal

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Tinnitus refers to the experience of a buzzing, ringing, or clicking like noise in one or both ears. Tinnitus is not a medical condition but is often a symptom of an underlying health issue. According to the CDC, nearly 20 million people suffer from chronic tinnitus and 2 million people have extreme tinnitus. Experienced mildly to severely, it can have

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