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Staying Safe with Hearing Loss

Staying safe in the home is a top concern as we grow older. Although most of our fears are unfounded, a few basic precautions are just a smart way to consider the possibility of a risky situation. Indeed, though it is a relatively unlikely event, preparing for a fire or other household emergency is a simple step you can take …

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Things Your Ears Reveal About Your Health

Did you know that your ears can reveal a lot about your health? If you’re experiencing any pain or discomfort in your ears, or have noticed any changes in your ears or your hearing health, it’s important that you pay close attention. These changes could be pointing to a serious health problem you weren’t aware of. Tinnitus Do you have …

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Weather Preparedness Tips for People with Hearing Loss

Are you prepared for a weather emergency? If a major storm hits the city, what will you do? Disasters are always unexpected, but taking the time to prepare for an emergency before it hits will give you peace of mind, and help protect you and your entire family. Hearing the Alerts Notifications about emergencies or crisis are often broadcast through …

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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

Living with untreated hearing loss is one of the worst things you can do for your overall health and wellbeing. You might think missing the odd sound here and there won’t have a big effect in the long run, and you can cope by turning up the TV, but nothing could be further from the truth. If you’re one of …

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Tips for Driving with Hearing Aids

As we get older, there are certain physical challenges we all have to deal with. Our reaction time slows down, it’s harder to turn your head and move your body, and your depth perception changes. If you are aware of the changes and you compensate, you shouldn’t have any problems driving. That goes for driving with hearing aids, too. Be …

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In Honor of World Hearing Day on March 3, Check Your Hearing!

On March 3 Celebrate World Hearing Day by Checking Your Hearing This year’s World Health Organization’s theme for World Hearing Day is “Check Your Hearing.” And what a great suggestion that is! Identifying hearing issues early means early treatment and keeping in touch with all the sounds in your life that are so  important. Untreated hearing loss can affect both …

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What to expect in a hearing exam

Do you think you might be experiencing a hearing loss? Then you shouldn’t delay- call Pacific Hearing Care today and schedule a hearing evaluation. Hearing is one of the five essential senses and it affects all aspects of your life including your general health. Sadly, statistics show the average adult waits between five and seven years before seeking treatment. Think …

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Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

January is here, and as we’re all settling back into our routines, we try to keep the resolutions we made over the holiday season. Many of us resolve to eat healthier, be more active, give up smoking, and look after our health. We visit our family doctor for an annual physical, screen for cancer, and get our vision checked. But …

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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

According to the American Academy of Audiology, hearing loss is the third most common health condition in the United States, after heart disease and arthritis. The Hearing Health Foundation found that the number of Americans living with hearing loss exceeds those living with Parkinson’s, epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, and diabetes combined! Yet, despite the pervasiveness of hearing loss, experts estimate that …

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Encouraging a Loved One to Take a Hearing Test

It’s the time of year when family and friends get together to celebrate during the shortest days of the year.  It may be at these get togethers that you begin to notice a love one acting distant or confused. It may just seem as if they are just not listening, being absent-minded or preoccupied. In order to address hearing loss, …