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How to Support Hearing-Impaired Loved-Ones?

Losing your hearing can have quite an impact on your life. Most people take their hearing for granted and underestimate how much we put our ears through during our day-to-day lives. Hearing loss can happen at any age, and being able to support a loved one, family member or friend through hearing loss will help […]

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What Is the Best Way to Manage Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is something that many people find challenging to manage. For some people, it is ever-present as ringing, buzzing, clicking or hissing in the ear. For others, it comes and goes. It is the perception of sound when there is no external noise. Tinnitus is not a disease or an illness in itself, but a […]

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What Can You Do to Prevent Your Hearing Loss?

If you are concerned about hearing loss, you will be pleased to know that there are a number of different steps that you can take in order to reduce your chances of experiencing this condition. It is important to recognize, though, that hearing loss cannot always be prevented. Sometimes, hearing loss is just a natural […]

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How to Find the Best Hearing Aid for You

If you take a look on the Internet, you will see that there are so many different hearing aids to choose from today. This is because of the fact that modern technology has advanced at a rapid scale, and so you have more choices than ever, from the different styles of hearing aids to the […]

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5 Tips to Select the Best Hearing Aid

Not all hearing loss cases are the same. While some temporary situations may require quiet recovery time to help your ears heal, most permanent hearing loss cases need to rely on programmed hearing aids for everyday communication. When someone experiences hearing loss, it may help ease your worries to find out more about the different […]

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How Do Hearing Aids Work? How Effective Are They?

Experiencing hearing problems can be difficult. However, hearing aid technology has advanced considerably over the years, and there is now a wide range of devices for people to make the most of. In this blog post, we are going to explain how hearing aids work so that you can get a better understanding of how […]

I Can Hear, But I Can’t Understand

One of the first things people with hearing loss observe is “I hear people fine, but I don’t understand what they are saying.” This is a consistent complaint of individuals who are experiencing the effects of a “sloping high frequency hearing loss.” What’s happening and why do so many have this complaint? Hearing loss involves […]

Three Things You Should Know About Tinnitus

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that 50 million Americans experience tinnitus. That’s over 15 percent of the U.S. population, or nearly one in every six of us. So what is this condition that affects so many people — and what can tinnitus sufferers do about it? We cover the basics here. 1. […]

Wearing Hearing Aids Can Reduce the Risk of Cognitive Decline

Research by Johns Hopkins and other institutions have linked cognitive decline and even dementia to hearing loss for a few reasons. One study found that older adults with hearing loss experience a 30-40 percent faster decline in cognitive abilities than peers with normal hearing. But a 25-year-long study published in 2015 found that hearing aid […]

Hearing Loss Impacts Memory and Comprehension

Readers of the publication Trends in Neurosciences will already know today’s fact. For the other 99.9 percent of us, though, it is definitely interesting. According to a story in the June 2016 edition, research has confirmed that “even relatively mild levels of hearing loss” can lead to cascading negative effects on the brain. Those effects […]