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Why Your Friend’s Old Hearing Aid Might Not Work For You

Why Your Friend’s Old Hearing Aid Might Not Work For You

Have one of your friends ever mentioned having an old set of hearing aids that they aren’t using anymore? Have they offered to let you try their hearing aids? Before you do that, consider this: If you were having difficulty seeing, would you expect to put on your...
Zombie Hearing

Zombie Hearing

My son always looks forward to Wednesdays and Fridays because that’s when he, my niece, and nephew go to my parent’s house and play together. While in the kitchen with my parents last Wednesday, I could hear all three of the kids giggling, stomping on the floor, and...
Hearing Loss in Cancer Survivors

Hearing Loss in Cancer Survivors

When it comes to hearing loss in cancer survivors, It just doesn’t seem fair, does it? After being diagnosed with cancer and going through all the treatments to beat it, you are now left with hearing loss. Certain cancer treatments are known to cause hearing loss....
Hidden Hearing Loss – Not Measured by Common Test

Hidden Hearing Loss – Not Measured by Common Test

Hidden hearing loss is a type of hearing loss that cannot be measured by the most common hearing test. For someone with this type of loss, their tests show no hearing loss. The cochlea is filled with tiny hair cells. These tiny hair cells are connected to tiny nerve...
Heart Health and Hearing Loss

Heart Health and Hearing Loss

How does heart health affect hearing loss? Did you know that a hearing test may help predict cardiovascular disease? The inner ear, especially the outer wall of the cochlea, is dependent upon good blood flow and a good supply of oxygen to work properly. The cochlea is...
Untreated Hearing Loss and Increased Risk of Falls

Untreated Hearing Loss and Increased Risk of Falls

As we age, we become more concerned about falling, and rightly so. Research links untreated hearing loss to an increased risk of falls! The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 1 in 4 older adults experience falls each years.  These falls can...
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