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Hearing Aids for Children

Hearing Aids for Children

About 3 out of 1000 children in North America are born deaf or with some degree of hearing loss. Other children develop hearing loss later in life through ear infections or exposure to loud noise. If your child has been diagnosed with hearing loss, you will be...

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There’s No Reason to Wait for Healthy Hearing

There’s No Reason to Wait for Healthy Hearing

Healthy hearing helps us connect to both other people and the world around us. We talk to family, whisper to friends, listen to music, and take in the sound of nature every day. As our hearing is impaired so is our ability to communicate as well as enjoy the world....

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Hearing Loss: A Serious Health Issue For Adults

Hearing Loss: A Serious Health Issue For Adults

As hearing loss emerges as a serious health issue for aging persons, it is increasingly important to stress the dangers of letting even minor hearing loss go untreated. Some experts posit that sufferers of hearing loss take an average of ten years before visiting an...

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Does Snoring Lead To Hearing Loss?

Does Snoring Lead To Hearing Loss?

If you suffer from sleep apnea, you may also find yourself at risk for hearing loss. Sleep apnea affects millions of adults, resulting in a bad sleep and general health problems. Apnea can cause generalized inflammation, cardiovascular and endocrine problems; these...

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Help! My hearing is muffled!

Help! My hearing is muffled!

A common sign of hearing loss is when people report their hearing is muffled. When a person indicates that they have some sudden or gradual hearing loss and that loss affects one or both ears, it is important to visit a specialist. Muffled hearing can be caused by a...

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Better TV Sound For Those With Hearing Loss

Better TV Sound For Those With Hearing Loss

One of the biggest day-to-day problems that those with hearing loss experience is the difficulty to understand what’s being said, and not just in face-to-face conversation. Dialogue on your television may be especially hard to hear, with background noise in your home,...

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6 Ways to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

6 Ways to Prevent Swimmer’s Ear

Swimmer's ear is an infection of the outer part of the ear canal that can be caused by exposure to bacteria from swimming in polluted water, or by water becoming trapped in the ear, which causes the germs normally found there to multiply. People that swim in pools...

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How to Talk to Someone With Hearing Loss

How to Talk to Someone With Hearing Loss

Because language is our primary source of communication, it becomes difficult to properly communicate with someone who has hearing loss if you aren’t familiar with it. Although sign language is very handy, it’s not always an option, and we need to be able to...

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The Tech Hearing Bias

The Tech Hearing Bias

If you have hearing problems inventors haven’t been working with you. There is an age bias as they create their products for the younger faster adopters. And if you have hearing impairment the problem is even worse. The Important Senses We all have five senses:...

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Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids

-As of this July, over-the-counter hearing aids (OTC hearing aids) will be available to purchase in the United States. Many people may be curious about this option for hearing loss and what it means for the industry, so here is some more information about them. What...

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss – It’s Everywhere

Noise Induced Hearing Loss – It’s Everywhere

Symptoms, causes, and prevention tips for (NIHL) Noise-induced hearing loss. There are over 10 million people in the US alone with noise-induced hearing loss. People with noise-induced hearing loss have it due to prolonged exposure to loud noise. Regretfully, a big...

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In One Ear and Out the Other

In One Ear and Out the Other

How is your hearing? Remember the phone commercial who’s slogan was “Can you hear me now?” In reality, that may be a bigger question than about your wireless coverage. It can be a sign of potential health trouble when questions like that are left unanswered or are...

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