All About Hearing Protection

All About Hearing Protection Tips

By | Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection

Hearing Protection Tips Hearing loss affects around 15% of American adults. That means around 37.5 million people ages 18 and over report some sort of trouble hearing. With such large numbers in the United States alone, one might wonder what can be done to prevent hearing loss. Although most people experience hearing loss at some point in their lives, there are many things that can be done for prevention. It is important to understand the nature of hearing loss. We should also understand the many ways we can protect the hearing ability we currently have.?Here are some hearing protection tips…

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September is World Alzheimer?s Month

September Is World Alzheimer Month

By | Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease

Over the last several years, Alzheimer’s International Disease (ADI) has been leading the World Alzheimer’s Month in September. This is a time to teach people about Alzheimer’s Disease, reduce negativity and help others learn how to prevent the disease. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s Disease is a brain disease that changes thoughts, memories, behaviors, emotions, and moods. The majority of those with the disease are over 65 years of age. It affects millions of people, all over the world. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease, which accounts for around 90% of dementia cases. It is one of…

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When to Get New Hearing Aids????

When To Get New Hearing Aids?

By | Hearing Aids

Are you considering purchasing your first set of hearing aids? Maybe upgrading your current hearing device is something you are thinking about. Experts recommend replacing your hearing aids every three to five years. But, it can be tricky to know when it’s the right time for you. Hearing instruments are an investment. It?s not an insignificant financial decision to purchase a new set. Here are some of our top tips on when to bite the bullet. You?re finding it hard to keep up with conversations If you’ve been wearing instruments for a while but are having trouble hearing, it may…

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Hearing Loss and Sleep

Hearing Loss and Sleep

By | Hearing Loss, Lifestyle & Leisure, Mental Health

Have you been finding it hard to sleep? It might be a problem with your ears. The relationship between sleep and hearing loss is a complicated issue for the nearly 40 million Americans. ?Your hearing loss may affect your sleep more than you know. For all the questions about hearing loss and sleep, the most intriguing one may be this: Because hearing loss is often linked to the inability to hear sounds, does hearing loss make it easier to sleep, or does the stress of hearing loss making it harder? We?ll try to explore this question below. Is sleep important…

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Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss???????

Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

By | Health, Hearing Loss

When we think of reasons why people lose their hearing, we often think of two scenarios. We look at the noise that they have been subjected to in their environment or, we put it down as something that just happens as people get older. However, hearing loss can also be the result of complications from chronic health conditions. This is an area that has been ignored in the past. A body of research has come about which has linked hearing loss to health conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes and kidney disease. Research now points to osteoporosis as a…

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Advantages of Rechargeable Hearing Aids???

Advantages of Rechargeable Hearing Aids

By | Hearing Aid Technology

Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Hearing Aids What’s all the hype about Rechargeable Hearing Aids? A lot actually. As a hearing aid user, you?ve probably gone through a very large number of batteries over the years. Disposable batteries are tiny and they don’t last very long before they are used up and thrown away. This is why hearing aid users often go through hundreds of them over the lifespan of their devices.? Luckily, zinc-air disposable batteries aren?t the only option available to you. Rechargeable hearing aids are nothing new in technology, but they are finally gaining traction in the hearing aid world. Welcome…

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Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss???

Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss

By | Hearing Loss, Mental Health

Coming to terms with your hearing loss is no easy task. ?On average, individuals with hearing loss wait seven years before seeking help for their hearing. How does it take so long for a person to own up to their hearing loss? It turns out, hearing loss candidates often go through a complex set of emotions. These are remarkably similar to the ones that Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, a Swedish-American psychologist, outlined in the book about terminally ill patients in 1969. What are these emotions, and how does hearing loss inspire similar reactions in the individual? 1. Denial Denial is a very…

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Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

By | Cognitive Health, Friends & Family, Hearing Aids, Lifestyle & Leisure

Can Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy? Noone in the world would turn down the chance to improve their quality of life. But that?s what people might be doing if they don?t treat their hearing loss. People who treat their hearing loss are happier, healthier and wealthier. People with hearing loss who don’t use hearing aids tend to be less happy and less healthy. And even less wealthy in some cases. This is the conclusion of a lengthy report titled ?Hearing Loss ? Numbers and Costs? by Professor Emerita Bridget Shield of the Brunel University in London, UK….

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Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life? ???????????????????

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life?

By | Friends & Family, Lifestyle & Leisure

Hearing Loss and Isolation is a subject that affects many. ?Think about it: the way you hear is linked to almost all of your social behavior. From talking with good friends to navigating traffic on a busy street. Or enjoying a sports game, a concert or a movie, your hearing is front and center. It?s not a surprise that when you have problems hearing, many other facets of your life suffer. In fact, hearing loss has a big impact on your quality of life. The close relationship between isolation and loss of mobility proves how important hearing issues are and…

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Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance?

By | Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

People often underestimate the health effects of untreated hearing loss. When hearing issues continue, they can lead to a higher risk of depression and isolation. Also, heart disease, memory loss, and fall injuries increase. The link between hearing loss and balance issues isn?t certain, but a new study is helping us better understand how the two are connected. The results of the study also show a link between using hearing aids and improving balance. It highlights a new benefit of treating hearing loss.? Hearing Loss and Balance Part of what that new research shows is a direct connection between how…

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