Hearing Wellness Blog

Having hearing loss is a unique experience, and everyone deals with it differently. However, this doesn’t stop people from finding a community online. Blogs are a wonderful way to keep logs of personal events, give advice, and offer reviews of popular products. Please explore our Hearing Wellness Blog developed by your Lemme Audiologists.

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....

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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...

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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...

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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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Cell Phone Hearing Tips

Cell Phone Hearing Tips

Sometimes, conversations on cell phones can lead to frustration. Not understanding what the other person is saying, the other person sounding garbled, background noise interfering with the conversation…So, to help you have better conversations on your cell phone, we...

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Importance of Early Hearing Treatment

Importance of Early Hearing Treatment

Importance of Early Hearing Treatment The importance of early hearing treatment is usually an afterthought until it is too late. Most people tend to delay treatment of their hearing loss until they cannot communicate. This happens even in the best of listening...

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Risk of Falls and Balance

Risk of Falls and Balance

Risk of Falls and Balance Dr. Frank Lin, an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the university's Bloomberg School of Public Health, and his colleague Dr. Luigi Ferrucci found that people with a 25-decibel hearing loss (classified...

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Technology Addressing Hearing

Technology Addressing Hearing

Technology Addressing Hearing Hearing aids are primarily useful in improving the hearing and speech comprehension of people who have hearing loss that results from damage to the small sensory cells in the inner ear, called hair cells. This type of hearing loss is...

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