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With so many factors affecting our hearing, it’s crucial to create a provider relationship with a team that embraces technology while putting people first

Have you started scheduling all those yearly health checkups for the family? Is a hearing test on the list? Hearing loss is often associated with old age but can start at any age for many different reasons and cause mental and physical issues. If you’re experiencing problems with your hearing, including tinnitus, or are age 50 or over, it’s...

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With so many factors affecting our hearing, it’s crucial to create a provider relationship with a team that embraces technology while putting people first

Early detection is critical for almost any health condition. Hearing health is no different. In fact, research is finding more and more links between poor hearing and conditions like heart disease, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and more, not to mention the social withdrawal and isolation associated with hearing deficits. “The holidays are...

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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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Hearing loss and dementia

Untreated hearing loss can be fatiguing, frustrating and lead to feelings of loneliness, social isolation, stress and depression. Landmark longitudinal studies by Frank Lin, Ph.D., and his team at Johns Hopkins have found that hearing loss is the largest modifiable risk factor for dementia. Their research showed that as the degree of hearing loss...

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Easy ways to hear better

Your path to improved hearing doesn’t have to include the expense of hearing aids or other interventions. You can often improve your hearing just by making a few adjustments to your lifestyle and surroundings. Your loved ones can help by making a few adjustments of their own—and most of them are free. “There are lots of ways people...

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