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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Noise-Cancelling Headphones Support Listening with Hearing Aids
23May, 2018

Noise-Cancelling Headphones Support Listening with Hearing Aids

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When imagining noise-cancelling headphones, most of us probably think about a “too-cool” teen strutting down the street listening to their music on blast. Surprisingly, they’re not just for kids! Noise-cancelling headphones can also be very beneficial for people with hearing loss. These headphones help people with hearing loss and hearing aids in two distinct ways. Firstly, they can work as hearing protection, and they can also help improve listening in noisy environments.   How do Noise Cancelling Headphones Work? Noise cancelling headphones work in two separate ways. The first, is […]
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21May, 2018

Hearing Aids May Mitigate Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

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As you many have heard by now, hearing loss has been found to be strongly correlated with an increased risk for cognitive decline and dementia. In fact, a recent study conducted by John Hopkins University found that older people with hearing loss experienced a 30-40 percent quicker rate in decline than same age peers without hearing loss. The study also found that people with hearing loss, on average, experienced decline 3.2 years before those without a hearing impairment (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/25/well/vision-and-hearing-loss-are-tied-to-cognitive-decline.html).   While there is no escaping the reality of the connection […]
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9May, 2018

Let’s Work Together to Improve “Communication for All” During This Better Hearing and Speech Month

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At Hearing Health in Portland – we look forward to May each and every year. Not only is May the month things start getting drier in Portland – but its also Better Hearing and Speech Month. Each May, the American Speech Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) celebrates better hearing and speech for all Americans through their “Better Hearing and Speech Month” initiative. This year, the theme is “Communication for All”. As hearing specialists, we are extremely passionate about making communication possible for everyone – regardless of any potential speech, language […]
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26Apr, 2018

Workplace noise continues to be a risk for hearing loss

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A top workplace hazard, one that affects 22 million U.S. workers, is work-related hearing loss. It is important you have your hearing checked and monitored if you work in an environment that subjects you to noise, even if its intermittent loud noise. Hearing Health in Portland can evaluate your hearing and help you preserve it and treat your hearing loss if needed. Once it’s gone – it’s gone Workers at foundries, construction jobs where jackhammers and nail guns are used, workplaces that use stamping presses, firefighters, transportation workers especially at […]
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18Apr, 2018

Addressing hearing loss may improve care of elderly

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If you or a loved one are experiencing hearing loss, the best course of action is to have it treated! At Hearing Health, we understand that hearing loss can result of a cascade of issues including physical difficulties as well as emotional and cognitive difficulties. The best course of action to avoid issues caused by hearing loss is to be tested and treated. If you are a caregiver or the significant other of a someone with hearing loss who needs medical treatment, there are a number of things you can […]
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12Apr, 2018

Reduce accident risk with hearing loss treatment

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Untreated hearing loss can cause a lot of emotional and social issues, but it also can be dangerous to your general health. You may think your hearing loss means you are just missing parts of conversations, but it actual makes accidental injuries more likely, too. And studies show adults experiencing hearing loss may wait up to 10 years before getting treatment! Treatment at Hearing Health is easy, comfortable and respectful. Portland’s No. 1 rated hearing aid provider stands ready to help with your hearing issues and help you reduce your […]
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