Hearing Loss and Dementia: What’s the Link?

Hearing Loss and Dementia: What’s the Link?

If you begin talking about dementia at your next family get-together, you will most likely put a dark cloud over the whole event. The topic of dementia can be very frightening and most people aren’t going to go out of their way to discuss it. Dementia, which is a degenerative cognitive disease, makes you lose […]

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In Spite of Your Hearing Loss, You Can Still Enjoy the Holidays

In Spite of Your Hearing Loss, You Can Still Enjoy the Holidays

Gatherings. So many family gatherings. During the holiday seasons, it most likely seems like you’re meeting (or re-meeting) a new long-lost relative almost every weekend. The holiday season can be enjoyable (and also challenging) because of this. Usually, it’s easy to look forward to this annual catching up. You get to reunite with everybody and […]

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Are You Aware That Hearing Problems Can be Triggered by the Common Cold?

There are other symptoms of a cold that are less common than the widely recognized runny nose. Occasionally, a cold can go into one or both ears, though you rarely hear about those. While you might generally consider colds as harmless, here’s why this ear-related cold symptom should never be disregarded. What does a cold […]

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You Could Have an Increased Risk of Hearing Loss With These Chemicals

Most people are aware of the common causes of hearing loss, but some chemicals can also lead to hearing loss which can come as a surprise. While there are numerous groups of people at risk, individuals in industries such as textiles, petroleum, automotive, plastics, and metal fabrication have greater exposure. Knowing what these hazardous chemicals […]

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What’s a Safe Volume to Listen to Music on Your headphones?

What’s a Safe Volume to Listen to Music on Your headphones?

Music is an essential part of Aiden’s life. While he’s out running, he’s listening to Pandora, while working it’s Spotify, and he has a playlist for everything he does: cardio, cooking, gaming, you name it. His entire life has a soundtrack and it’s playing on his headphones. But the very thing that Aiden loves, the […]

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Hearing Loss in One Ear – Possible Causes

Hearing Loss in One Ear – Possible Causes

Because you’re so hip, you were in the front row for the whole rock concert last night. It isn’t exactly hearing-healthy, but it’s fun, and the next morning, you wake up with two ringing ears. (That’s not so enjoyable.) But what if you can only hear out of one ear when you wake up? Well, […]

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Loud Summer Activities Call For Ear Protection

Loud Summer Activities Call For Ear Protection

Some activities are just staples of summer: Air shows, concerts, fireworks, state fairs, Nascar races, etc. The crowds, and the noise levels, are growing as more of these activities are going back to normal. But sometimes this can bring about problems. Let’s face it: you’ve had ringing in your ears after going to a concert […]

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These 6 Behaviors Suggest You’re Dealing With Hearing Loss

In conversation with friends, you want to be courteous. You want your clients, co-workers, and supervisor to see that you’re totally engaged when you’re at work. With family, you may find it easier to simply tune out the conversation and ask the person next to you to fill in what you missed, just a little […]

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Can Brain Atrophy be Triggered by Hearing Loss?

Can Brain Atrophy be Triggered by Hearing Loss?

As we age we begin to have difficulty hearing clearly and we usually just accept it as a normal part of growing older. Perhaps we need to ask people to speak up or repeat themselves when they talk. Perhaps the volume on our TV keeps getting louder. We might even discover that we’re becoming forgetful. […]

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How Can Your Driving Habits be Impacted by Hearing Impairment?

Keep your eyes on the road. Naturally, it’s good advice, but it doesn’t say much about your other senses. For example, think about the amount of work your ears are doing when you’re driving. You’re using your ears to connect with other individuals in your vehicle, call your attention to important info coming up on […]

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