Noise pollution in U.S. National Parks
19Oct, 2018

Noise pollution in U.S. National Parks

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Our lives are becoming increasingly louder. Many of us walk into the house and turn on the television or start streaming music immediately. We look to natural areas like our city parks or national parks for a little noiseless down time. But the noise we try, and escape is creeping into those areas, too. If you need noise protection, including custom options, we’ve got it for you at Hearing Health. Of course, one of the best and easiest ways to take care of your health is to get a yearly […]
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Tips for Students with Hearing Loss
12Oct, 2018

Tips for Students with Hearing Loss

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Help your child and your college-bound student get the best education by reviewing these tips that should be shared with them and with their instructors. The professional staff at Hearing Health can help with adjustments to the classroom. Of course, the first thing your student needs is an up-to-date hearing evaluation. Call today to get that back-to-school task taken care of.   Back in the classroom There are more than 70,000 children in public school systems receiving services to help with their education, according to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. These […]
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Common Questions about Hearing Loss
5Oct, 2018

Common Questions about Hearing Loss

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There are a lot of misconceptions about hearing loss and many Americans fear a hearing loss test and treatment. At Hearing Health, we can answer all your questions and discuss hearing loss and treatment with you. The first step is scheduling a hearing evaluation. Here are some common questions and answers to help lay the foundation for building better hearing health.   What causes hearing loss? Hearing loss is caused by natural aging but also be exposure to loud noise. When you are exposed to loud noise – and that […]
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Why most people with hearing loss don't use hearing aids
26Sep, 2018

Why Most People with Hearing Loss Don’t Use Hearing Aids

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People are frequently nervous or avoidant about seeing health professionals. Doing to the doctor’s office or to the dentist can inspire a lot of feelings such as anxiety, dread, and even outright fear. Sometimes we avoid seeing healthcare providers because we want to avoid bad news. Other times we avoid these trips because we know we haven’t been keeping healthy habits, and do not want to be chided by professionals. Usually we can bring ourselves to see those who help maintain our physical and mental wellbeing at some point, but […]
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Scientists Have Discovered The Protein That Enables Hearing And Balance
19Sep, 2018

Scientists Have Discovered The Protein That Enables Hearing And Balance

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Even with technological advances in hearing aids and hearing loss treatment, scientists continue their research into trying to find out exactly how sound enters the ear, is processed and moves to the brain where its translated into something we can understand – like a train whistle or a conversation. Of course, the first step for you to ensure proper hearing is to get a hearing evaluation at Hearing Health!   The hearing signals Scientists at Harvard Medical School have isolated a protein they are calling TMC1 which they believe converts […]
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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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