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All About Tinnitus

We’ve all heard that ringing in our ears at some point. It can happen anytime, whether after a rock concert, a baseball game, or a double shift at work. For the most part, the ringing stops within a short time. But what if it doesn’t go away? That’s when you’ll realize you’ve got tinnitus. According to the Hearing Health Foundation, …

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Veterans and Hearing Loss

Veterans are more likely to experience hearing health-related issues. Hearing loss and tinnitus are the most common conditions veterans navigate. Veterans are more likely to develop these hearing health-related conditions due to exposure to loud noise as well injury. So if you are a veteran, it is incredibly important to prioritize your hearing health. You can also access VA benefits …

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Occupational Hearing Hazards 

Work environments are a common way people develop hearing loss. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 24% of all cases of hearing loss are caused by occupational hearing hazards. Hearing loss is a permanent medical condition, the third most common, that affects over 48 million people. There are ways you can prevent its development including by …

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Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss 

Loud noise is a common cause of hearing loss, the third most pervasive medical condition people live with today. Over 48 million people have impaired hearing, a number that is expected to grow exponentially. Fortunately, unlike other types of hearing loss, noise-induced hearing loss is completely preventable. Learning about this type of hearing loss and practicing safety measures can significantly …

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

Traveling is one of the joys of life, seeing and hearing new sights and sounds around the world. Being able to sense these differences is part of what makes travel so enjoyable. If you live in a city, you will be thrilled to hear the soundscape of the forest, desert, or ocean when you travel there. On the contrary, if …

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Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

When you get your new hearing aids, you might be eager to get out and use them right away. Indeed, your aids will be able to help you in a variety of settings once you become acclimated to what they can do. Although your aids can be a safe tool for driving, it might take some time to adjust to …

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Questions to Ask During a Hearing Consultation & Fitting

When you have taken the step toward hearing assistance, you are investing in your health and wellbeing. Congratulations on beginning your journey! Deciding to get a hearing test is the crucial step you need to take, and your hearing health professional will take the lead going forward. Although you don’t need to keep tabs on all the details of the …

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Tips for Selecting Hearing Aids

The world of hearing assistance is a vast and varied network of devices, and manufacturers and developers are coming up with new models and features every day. When you picture a hearing aid, it is quite likely you’re imagining something from the past, and technological developments have made it possible for hearing aids to do more and more with less …

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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

When hearing loss first occurs, people have a wide variety of responses. Some people jump at the opportunity to get help right away. They know that their conversations and other aspects of life can suffer from this limitation, and they are eager to fix the problem as soon as possible. Others are excited about getting hearing aids. These devices come …

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Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

For some people, there can be no doubt at all that hearing loss has become an issue. The problem can become quite profound not only for the individual but also for family, friends, and loved ones. However, many others can be unsure whether they have hearing loss or not. When it first begins, the process can be quite gradual, and …