The Link Between Hearing & Cognitive Decline

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Declining health is just one price we pay for getting older. But, hey – it beats the alternative, right? One health condition strongly linked to aging is hearing loss. One-third of people 65 and older in El Paso has hearing loss; that number jumps to half by the age of 75. Living with a hearing
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Ear’s How Your Hearing Works

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Unless you have hearing loss in El Paso, you have probably never pondered exactly how your ears work. They’re something you take for granted, like a hot and dusty west Texas summer. But a knowledge of the hearing process can prove helpful in preventing a hearing impairment down the road. The Ears are Surprisingly Complex
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Ear’s to Safe Toys this Holiday Season

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A visit to Santa is a timeless tradition for children in El Paso every December – an opportunity for a young child to let jolly ol’ Saint Nick know exactly what they hope to find beneath the tree on Christmas morning. But let’s hope the big guy in the red suit takes heed, because some
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What Causes Hearing Loss?

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If you’re like most people in El Paso, you’re probably familiar with triple digit temperatures and scorpions. But if you’ve just been diagnosed with hearing loss, you might not know very much about it. Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered! Hearing Loss Statistics First of all, understand that you are not alone: approximately 48
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When Hobbies Strike Back

Hobbies are great, especially when you are an adult. They allow you to spend your free time doing something you love, meet others who share your interests and even helps you make new friends. But your El Paso audiologist has a warning for you – some hobbies can cause damage to your hearing. Fortunately, there
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May is Better Hearing & Speech Month

For the past 90 years, people in El Paso and throughout the country have been joining American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to celebrate Better Hearing & Speech Month. This month-long event helps raise awareness of hearing loss and speech problems. “Communication for All” is the theme this year. To keep in line with the theme, your
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