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Protect Your Hearing This July Fourth

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Firework shows are truly breathtaking, but can be dangerous if not conducted appropriately. States and counties regulate what fireworks can and can’t be used in certain areas in order to protect people and properties, but many don’t take seriously the danger fireworks pose to hearing. The Consequences of Unsafe Firework Use According to Leigh Ann
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Hearing Aids Are a Sound Financial Investment

Ninety to 95 percent of mild to severe hearing loss cases could be successfully treated with hearing aids, but only about 20 percent of people who could benefit from the devices actually wear them. One of the biggest reasons people cite for not following through on their hearing loss treatment is the financial cost of
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Signs of Hearing Loss You May Be Ignoring

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The most obvious sign of hearing loss is difficulty hearing. But since hearing loss is a progressive condition, meaning it develops slowly over time, you may not even realize you’re having trouble following the conversation until your hearing loss has progressed beyond an easily-treatable stage. Below are some other signs of hearing loss to look
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Keep Your Hearings Aids Away from Your Pets

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You and your best furry friend may be inseparable, eating dinner together and going on long walks. But if you wear hearing aids, this is something that must remain all yours. Not only can your dog damage your expensive hearing aid, the battery inside the device is toxic. Below are our tips for how to
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Four Reasons You Should Get a Hearing Test

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Hearing loss is a progressive condition, so not everyone realizes they have it. And even if they do know, it may be much more severe than they realize. In fact, people wait an average of seven years before seeking help for their hearing problem. If you suspect you may have hearing loss, it’s important to
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What Is Dual Sensory Impairment?

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Hearing and vision loss are both associated with the natural aging process, and unfortunately for many, both conditions can co-occur. This is known as dual sensory impairment, which affects approximately 20 percent of adults over 75 years of age. Dual sensory impairment is not always linked to old age, however. The condition can be congenital
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How Hearing Aids Improve Your Life

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While 48 million Americans suffer from hearing loss, only one in five seek treatment. If you choose to leave your hearing loss untreated, there may be consequences you’re unaware of. Untreated hearing loss is linked to a number of negative health conditions and other social consequences. How Hearing Aids Improve Your Health Studies show that
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A How-to Guide for Choosing Hearing Aids

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If you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss in El Paso, you’ll be adjusting to a brand-new way of life. Fortunately, most cases of hearing loss in Texas can be treated with hearing aids. With a large variety of choices available, narrowing down your selection may feel overwhelming. We have tips to help make the experience
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Is it Selective Hearing or Hearing Loss?

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Some El Paso couples—especially those who have celebrated milestone wedding anniversaries in the double digits—accuse their partners of “selective hearing.” While this may be true in a few cases (asking your significant other to clean the gutters when there’s a football game on TV is a prime example), often they’re not ignoring or tuning out
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Busting Those Hearing Health Myths

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Everything is bigger in Texas…including hearing health myths. There are a lot of misconceptions about hearing loss and hearing aids; considering one out of five people in El Paso experiences hearing impairment to a certain degree, it’s high time we helped straighten out the truth when it comes to your hearing. Misconceptions About Hearing Loss
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