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Hearing aid myths vs. reality

It can be sad and frustrating knowing someone is obviously struggling with hearing loss but won’t seek help. Hearing loss affects their physical, social and mental well-being. Here are a few myths we see, along with corresponding reality checks: Myth: I cannot afford hearing aids.Reality: Many insurance plans help to cover hearing aid...

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Twelve weeks to a better you

This month we’re kicking off a 12-week program. Why 12? Well, we’ve found this is the sweet spot in a best-case training paradigm. At 12 weeks, the body has become properly adapted to the movements, weight loss in terms of fat loss has begun, and nutritional coaching has boosted the way the body uses food as fuel after workouts. Our...

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Beating the holiday bulge

The average American will gain eight pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, according to the National Institutes of Health. It’s harder to lose weight than it is to prevent gaining it. Here are some tips for pre-emptive damage control from Higher Heights trainers: “Eat a healthy meal before attending a party. If you feel full,...

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Seven essential health screenings for women

Your time. It’s limited and you can’t buy more of it. As a woman who may be balancing a career while raising children, what gives? Often, our health. Putting off essential screenings is a real health risk. We are so accustomed to long waits for appointments and brief interactions with our doctors, it might be surprising to know that...

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Break through tinnitus treatment

A common symptom of damage to the ear and hearing system is tinnitus. Tinnitus can be defined as noise heard that has no external cause. It can sound like ringing, buzzing, hissing, roaring and more, can be constant or intermittent, and is unique to each person affected. “Tinnitus is present in about 80 percent of persons living with...

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