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Hearing Health Blog

Like it or not, sometimes you have to quietly admit to yourself that you are struggling to hear. You might only notice an issue when in a crowd, such as in a restaurant, and the background noise interferes with you hearing those close to you. In other situations you can cope without much difficulty. All of this leaves you with

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If you thought hearing tests were one-size-fits-all, then think again. How we hear requires a complex interaction of physical movement and nerve stimulation. The audiologist has to work hard to detect subtle changes at different steps in this process. This means there are many different types of tests, each capable of honing in on different areas of hearing. Not that

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Most people think of hearing loss as being an age-related phenomenon, but hearing loss in younger people is now a growing epidemic, thanks to technology that pipes music directly into the ear canals. Still, hearing loss does become more common with age. Age-related hearing loss is referred to as presbycusis. Most hearing loss from aging, or presbycusis, is due to

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Hearing loss isn't just an old person's problem; it strikes children too. Some parents are hesitant to get a hearing aid for a child with mild hearing loss, preferring to take a wait-and-see approach. If you have a child who has problems hearing, don't wait around - it could affect your child's speech and language development. When researchers evaluated the

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Does your lifestyle increase you risk of hearing loss? Research studies show that issues such as being slightly overweight or the regular use of pain relievers make you more likely to develop hearing loss .  Here are five common health factors that you need to consider. 1: Use of Painkillers From headaches to sore knees, occasionally we all need to

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Hearing aids are incredible pieces of modern technology.  However, this technology in miniature form often comes with a large price.  Unfortunately, not all insurance covers the costs associated with purchasing and fitting hearing aids . Here is a summary of the current coverage status of the larger health programs. Affordable Health Care Act and Hearing Aids  The expansion of health

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