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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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When is it Time for New Hearing Aids?

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About one in five El Paso residents has hearing loss to some degree. For the majority of these individuals, hearing aids offer a solution that helps them reconnect with friends and loved ones and enjoy a higher quality of life. Making sure your hearing aids continue to suit your needs is an important step in
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Jobs That Are Hazardous to Your Hearing

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Few people enjoy rolling out of bed on Monday morning and heading to work after a relaxing weekend. For some in El Paso, doing so can be downright dangerous. Certain occupations are hazardous to your hearing—but you can take preventive steps to ensure your safety. The Dangers of Noise in the Workplace It’s estimated that
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Mice Cured of Tinnitus – Could Humans Be Next?

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Tinnitus is one of the most common chronic health complaints in El Paso. It’s not just confined to Texas; some 50 million Americans experience a ringing in the ears. There is currently no cure, but new research into mice has scientists excited about a possible breakthrough that could help people with tinnitus enjoy peace and
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Coping with Both Hearing Loss & Tinnitus

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Hearing loss and tinnitus are both widespread in El Paso, affecting about 20 percent of the population. On their own, each presents unique obstacles to a person’s quality of life; when you suffer from both, the challenges are even greater. Coping strategies can help you manage your symptoms to make them less bothersome. Daily Challenges
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Tinnitus Life Hacks

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Tinnitus is common in El Paso; about one in five Texans suffers from a persistent ringing in the ears. What begins as a nuisance often develops into a full-fledged distraction that affects many aspects of their daily lives. There is no cure for tinnitus, but we do have some tips and tricks to make living
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What to Know About Tinnitus

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It’s believed that about one out of every five people in El Paso struggles with a ringing in their ears known as tinnitus. Though very common, there are a lot of misperceptions about tinnitus – perhaps because every individual case is unique. We’ll help demystify it for you. For Starters, Tinnitus Isn’t a Disease Saying
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