Tips for Using Hearing Aids With an Active Lifestyle

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Hearing loss doesn’t have to stop you from kayaking, biking, running, hiking at Franklin Mountain State Park or climbing at a local gym. Hearing aids can help you continue to enjoy an active lifestyle. Approximately 28.8 million U.S. adults could benefit from the use of hearing aids. Don’t let your active lifestyle get in the
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Tips to Avoid Losing or Damaging Your Hearing Aids

Losing important items is a part of being human. Most people know what it’s like to lose their keys, phone, wallet or purse, and hearing aids are no exception. Currently, more than 1.5 billion people live with hearing loss globally. Hearing aids can be an excellent way to improve your hearing and communication, but hearing
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Tips for Planning a Cruise with Hearing Aids

If you’re one of the 7.1% of adults aged 45 and over who uses a hearing aid, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), you know that hearing loss impacts many aspects of your life. If you’re planning a cruise with your loved ones, you may be worried about how it can
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What Are Common Causes of Pediatric Hearing Loss?

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You may be surprised to learn that one in five children has some degree of hearing loss by the time they are 18 years old. As is the case with adults, hearing loss in children can range from mild to profound and have numerous different causes. Can Pediatric Hearing Loss Be Temporary? Children can experience
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What Is Cookie Bite Hearing Loss?

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Cookie bite hearing loss is also known as mid-range hearing loss. It gets its odd name from the fact that if you have mid-range hearing loss, your audiogram results will be shaped like the letter U as if someone took a bite out of it. Mid-range hearing loss means you struggle to hear mid-frequency sounds
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Hearing Matters at All Ages

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It’s a common misconception that hearing loss only affects older people, when in fact it can impact you at any age. Unfortunately, this misconception is a barrier for many people who should seek treatment, as they are resistant to getting hearing aids, fearing that they’ll make them look “old.” Below we dispel myths about hearing
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Who to Turn to For Hearing Loss Help

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Realizing you can’t hear like you used to can be an upsetting insight, especially if it comes after spending a lot on money on tickets to El Paso Symphony Orchestra. There are plenty of professionals to go to for help with this problem. But oftentimes, the number of options can be overwhelming, and figuring out
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Can Markers in the Body Help Detect Hearing Loss?

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While figuring out a cure for hearing loss would be life changing for the more than 48 million Americans currently experiencing this condition, new research out of Massachusetts reminds us the importance of not putting the cart before the horse. Sometimes preliminary research needs to be conducted in order to point other researchers in the
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What Causes Pediatric Hearing Loss?

It’s important to identify and treat hearing loss in children right away. Untreated hearing loss in children has been shown to lead to delayed speech and language skills, learning problems in school, poor self-esteem and difficulty making friends. Below are some of the most common causes of pediatric hearing loss. Acquired Causes Acquired hearing loss
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October is Audiology Awareness Month

Hearing loss can be a confusing experience that leaves you feeling discouraged, frustrated and isolated. October is Audiology Awareness Month, which means now is a great time to learn about life changes that can help make for a better tomorrow. Audiologists, including the experts at , can help identify hearing problems and recommend a treatment
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