Untreated hearing loss increases dementia risk
10Sep, 2018

Untreated Hearing Loss Increases Dementia Risk

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One of the most common forms of Alzheimer’s is dementia. Numerous studies both here and abroad have noted a link between untreated hearing loss and the onset of dementia. Celebrate September, which is World Alzheimer’s Month by getting a hearing evaluation at Hearing Health and mitigate your risks for dementia. Hearing loss a normal part of aging A little more than 48 million Americans suffer from hearing loss. By the time Americans reach their 70s, about 2/3 are suffering from some hearing loss. So, the general perception is that hearing […]
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Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus
23Aug, 2018

Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus

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Understanding Tinnitus Tinnitus is a condition where you experience persistent ringing in your ears, and that only you yourself can hear. Tinnitus can produce a variety of sounds, however, including the sounds of buzzing, clicking, hissing, and/or whistling. These sounds are sometimes called “phantom sounds”; they can have a range of pitches (from low to high) and they can occur in one or both of your ears. Tinnitus can be caused by exposure to loud sounds and by injuries, such as a head-on collision during an athletic event. By and […]
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Former Harley-Davidson employee has work-related hearing loss
15Aug, 2018

Former Harley-Davidson employee has work-related hearing loss

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An appeals court in Wisconsin upheld a labor commission’s ruling that a former employee of Harley-Davidson suffered a nearly 85% hearing loss because of his employment at Harley-Davidson. The employee worked in the power train assembly division for 11 years. When he retired, he took a hearing test – multiple hearing tests in fact – and the results were the same: an almost 100% hearing loss in both ears. The worker purchased hearing aids and sent the bill to Harley’s insurance provider, who contested the results. For over a year, […]
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Hearing loss and Accidental Injury
9Aug, 2018

Hearing loss and Accidental Injury

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Maintaining healthy hearing is part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.  Data from years of health surveys shows untreated hearing loss increases your risk of accidental injury. An evaluation and treatment plan from Hearing Health will go a long way to helping you stay injury free and help you maintain the lifestyle you are accustomed to. Accident data Even people with a slight hearing loss are at an increased risk for accidents, according to data gathered during a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention national health survey. The data involved analyzing […]
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Understanding the Sonic Attacks on US Diplomats
27Jul, 2018

Understanding the Sonic Attacks on US Diplomats

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What started as a mysterious news item coming out of Cuba has begun to take the shape of intentional international interference involving some sort of sonic weapon. First reported at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, attacks involving an enigmatic sound have left victims with health issues including hearing loss and mild brain damage. Yet are these even attacks at all? Some speculation has arisen that the phenomenon experienced at embassies in Cuba and China may be merely have faced exposure to ultrasonic abnormalities with common equipment. Ultrasonic frequencies are […]
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Invest in Better Headphones to Help Prevent Hearing Loss
24Jul, 2018

Invest in Better Headphones to Help Prevent Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss can be caused by temporary and sustained exposure to loud noises, such as those that happen in workplaces that use heavy machinery or in occupations such as military work where you might be frequently exposed to the sounds of sirens, heavy machinery, and explosives. Researchers have found that our use of headphones is also a growing contributor to hearing loss in people of all ages. Today’s headphones are more technologically advanced than ever: they are smaller, lighter, and boast ever greater sound. In-ear headphones, which are otherwise known […]
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Protect Your Family's Hearing this 4th of July - Your Hearing Health
4Jul, 2018

Protect Your Family’s Hearing this 4th of July

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Are you taking your family out to see the fireworks this 4th of July? Everyone loves a good fireworks display, but if you’re not careful, your ears may not be so excited as you are. This year, enjoy the fireworks without damaging your ears by protecting your family’s hearing. How Loud Are Fireworks? From fireworks to concerts to family traditions, your 4th of July celebrations might be some of the loudest things you do all year. Fireworks are extremely loud, and if you’re in close range they can reach up […]
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How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job
24Jun, 2018

How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

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Hearing loss affects roughly 48 million Americans. Some face hearing loss due to natural aging, and some are born with hearing loss due to genetic factors. Others experience hearing loss at work and discover that hearing loss is affecting their job far more than they could have ever imagined.   Noise Induced Hearing Loss Did you know that 22 million workers in the U.S. are exposed to dangerous sounds at work? Whether in a crowded office, a construction site full of heavy machinery, or a bar with live music every […]
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Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids
16Jun, 2018

Summer Maintenance Tips for Your Hearing Aids

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Do you want to enjoy summertime fun and still have exceptional hearing? You can! Summer maintenance for your hearing devices is a bit different than your winter routine, but with these tips you can keep your devices in tip top shape, and still enjoy all your favorite summertime activities.   Breaking a Sweat With rising temperatures, you’re probably sweating a bit more than in the winter. Whether competing in a race, golfing with the boys, going for a walk, or even just sitting in the backyard, you’ll be breaking a […]
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Improve Family Communication by Treating Hearing Loss
8Jun, 2018

Improve Family Communication by Treating Hearing Loss

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Father’s Day is a time to celebrate your dad, step-dad, or other father figures in your life, and thank them for the impact they’ve had throughout your life. And with Father’s Day less than 2 weeks away, we want to help you have the best Father’s Day ever. We know that family bonds are strengthened by communication, and some of the best memories you have of your dad are those days he took the time to really listen to you and share some words of wisdom. Lately, however, you’ve noticed […]
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