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.

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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Can I Protect My Hearing? | Helpful Tips

Can I Protect My Hearing? | Helpful Tips

Can I Protect My Hearing? There are many things that can contribute to loss of hearing including the normal aging process, heredity, certain medical conditions and noise exposure.  While some things are out of your control, e.g. your genetics and the normal aging...

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Choose Your Audiologist – It’s Your Right!

Choose Your Audiologist – It’s Your Right!

The Right to Choose Your Audiologist Belongs to You! As the face of healthcare changes in Blair County, some patients are unsure if they can continue to see us for audiology services.  In some cases, patients have been told they must go to a specific provider that has...

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Discreet Hearing Aids  | Choose Best Option for You

Discreet Hearing Aids | Choose Best Option for You

My older hearing aids are very noticeable. Are there newer hearing devices that are not noticeable? We all remember our parents and grandparents hearing aids that were large and noticeable.  And, along with the size they would often whistle or squeal, so if others...

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Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus Treatment Options

Tinnitus Treatment The primary objective for all currently-available tinnitus treatment options is to lower the perceived burden, allowing the patient to live a more comfortable, unencumbered, and content life. There are several well-established therapies for patients...

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Cognitive Hearing  |  Cognitive Decline

Cognitive Hearing | Cognitive Decline

Cognitive Hearing Studies suggest that older people with hearing loss are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, and hearing loss can be associated with a faster rate of cognitive decline. Why is this? Researchers have several theories: One has to do...

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