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  Live indoor sporting events can be exhilarating experiences full of nostalgic sounds, and of course – the roar of the crowd. Enjoying these activities with friends and families during the colder months brings some action and excitement into the dreary winter weather, but if you’re not careful, indoor sporting events could cause permanent damage to your hearing. According to

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For a person with hearing loss, noisy environments are frustrating.  They are unable to hear most things very clearly.  Conversations are mumbled and noise is just plain noise.  It is frustrating, tiring and unenjoyable.  So how can hearing aids make this easier on a person?  Won’t it just make everything louder?  Yes, hearing aids do make sounds louder, but with

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The most common form of hearing loss is associated with aging. If you care for an elderly person, then be mindful of hearing loss. Sometimes, if a person struggles to keep up with conversation or seems distant and confused, hearing loss can be mistaken for dementia. With this in mind, talk to that person about scheduling a hearing test with

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Are you struggling to accept you have hearing loss? It might help to know that facing up to hearing loss and seeking help reduces its impact. The first step is as simple as scheduling a hearing test and following the audiologist’s advice. Does this sound familiar? You struggle to hear in crowded places People mumble more than they used to

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If you have a family member or a friend with hearing loss, then small considerations can make a big difference to their ability to hear. This article takes a look at how to be aware and support those with hearing loss. If you are close to the person, ask if they would like you to go with them to their

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A hearing aid is a small, very powerful device that amplifies sound for people with hearing loss, but what does it really do and how does it do this?  When you first look at a hearing aid, it can be surprising that such a small device can make so much sound and do so many things.  Let’s go over the

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Although being able to understand and communicate is an important reason to get hearing aids , this isn’t the only factor most patients consider when making the purchase. Listening to music at high volumes can be detrimental to hearing, but many people just want to feel and experience music more deeply. Unfortunately, hearing aids often distort the sound of music,

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Hearing loss is the temporary or permanent loss of the ability to hear and perceive sounds. It is a medical condition that affects both young and old, regardless of race and gender. If you are suffering from hearing loss, a hearing aid can help amplify sounds and make them more audible for you. However, before purchasing one, you should know

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Diabetes is a public health issue and is a major problem that is facing our population right now. You might be surprised to learn that more than 29 Million people in the United States of America have diabetes, out of which a shocking 8.1 Million cases are undiagnosed. Every year, more than 2 million diabetics are added to the count,

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Hearing loss doesn't discriminate, it can impact the young and old alike. Because it's such a widespread issue, the symptoms and causes vary strongly depending on the type of hearing loss . The following are the three types of hearing loss and what you might expect from each: Types of hearing loss: -       Conductive hearing loss -       Sensorineural Hearing loss

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