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A Link Between Tinnitus, Anxiety, and Sleep

Tinnitus is the experience of hearing a buzzing or ringing like noise in one or both ears. The sound has also been described as clicking and humming. Tinnitus is the perception of this noise when no external source is present. This means that only you can hear it even upon being examined by a medical professional. Tinnitus can be mild …

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Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Hearing aids have experienced exciting innovations over recent years which has significantly enhanced user experience. These devices offer a variety of features and technologies that are designed to integrate connectivity and maximize hearing. Navigating life with hearing aids takes time to adjust to. But by learning about how to best use your hearing aids and practicing, you can manage and …

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5 Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion

With many family reunions moving online this holiday season, you may be thinking about how to organize a successful virtual gathering. Virtual get-togethers with friends and family have allowed us to stay connected during this unprecedented year. Though it requires a few adjustments, online reunions can be just as engaging! By taking the time to plan, you can provide a …

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Watching TV with Hearing Aids

Hearing loss can make everyday activities more challenging. You might sleep through the alarm in the morning, or have a hard time following conversations. Hearing loss also makes it harder to listen to music, talk on the phone, and even watch TV. Have you been turning up the volume on the TV until other members of the family complain it’s …

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Adults with Hearing Loss at Higher Risk for Unemployment

Have you noticed changes in your hearing? When you first notice some hearing loss, you might not think it’s a big deal. After all, you’re still managing to hear most sounds, and you only ask people to repeat themselves one or two times.  However, struggling to hear, especially during conversations, is impacting you more than you might think. For example, …

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What is Hidden Hearing Loss?

Have you ever experienced difficulties hearing in very noisy environments? You may be able to communicate when quiet spaces, but there may be times when you can’t quite make out what someone’s saying to you when there’s a lot of background noise. More than usual, you have to people to repeat themselves. Let’s say, after this experience, you suspect you …

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New Study Shows that 1 in 10 Adults in the US Suffer from Tinnitus

Perhaps you can relate to this: you finally find a moment for peace and quiet from a busy and stressful day only to hear an inescapable ringing in your ears. You may try to search for the source but you are almost certain the sound is coming from your own ears. If this is you, then you are probably suffering …

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How Socializing Supports Your Health & Happiness

Growing older for many is a gift.  It is a culmination of years spent learning, evolving and developing skills and relationships. However, there are also many challenges, which present themselves in our later years particularly as our health becomes more frail. The more we can do to protect our health, the more we can rely on a healthy life for …

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Dietary and Lifestyle Changes Can Help Support Hearing Health

The CDC named hearing loss is the third most common chronic physical condition in the United States, which makes it very important to be aware of. Your age and lifestyle can dictate the risk.  However there are several lifestyle changes you can do to prevent or delay damaging your hearing, even at an advanced age. Hearing loss can strike no …

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Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test!

Alzheimer’s disease research has made incredible strides toward understanding what makes a person more likely to develop the condition or another form of dementia. Indeed, without a cure or well-known treatment approach, we are left to rely on our knowledge of risk factors in devising preventative measures.  Those who have devoted their lives to this research deserve our appreciation, and …