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Anxiety, Depression and Hearing Loss

Anxiety and depression are two of the most common mental health conditions. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 18% of adults are experiencing anxiety, and about seven percent of adults have a depressive disorder each year. While both conditions can be declining, hearing loss is also a significant problem for many people. […]

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Feeling Anxious? Hearing Loss Might be The Culprit

We know that hearing loss has a significant impact on all aspects of life, but recent research shows us that there are also links between depression, anxiety and hearing loss.  Many people mistake anxiety for a general worry, except anxiety is much more worrisome. Typically, when we experience anxiety, we have a heightened sense that […]

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What’s a Safe Listening Volume?

Nowadays, we hear advice about our listening volumes and how we should moderate them to protect our long-term hearing. But what is a safe listening volume and how can loud sounds damage our hearing in the first place? Find out the answers to these questions in the article below; also, find out more about decibel […]

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How People with Hearing Loss Learn Language

Learning a new language while deaf or when you have hearing loss may be difficult. All of the nuances in pronunciations and accents will be challenging to learn, particularly if you have difficulty hearing every detail. However, it is not impossible. Here are some pointers for learning a foreign language with hearing loss.  Can Students […]

Make Better Hearing Your 2022 New Year’s Resolution

New Year’s resolutions date as far back as Babylonian times. Today, while we no longer pay our debts to the ancient gods of yore, many of us still find this tradition to be a helpful way to start the new year fresh. January is a good time to renew our desire to live our best […]

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Can You Pass A Hearing Test But Still Have Problems Hearing?

Hearing loss is a complex problem with many contributing causes. While those who work with noise equipment or in noisy settings are particularly vulnerable, many people are affected by hereditary disorders such as Meniere’s disease, which can cause hearing loss. Furthermore, diseases such as diabetes and hypertension can exacerbate hearing loss. Hearing loss is most […]

Untreated Hearing Loss May Raise Risk of Other Health Issues

Report finds association with higher rates of dementia, depression and hospitalization Uncorrected hearing loss may raise the risk of mental and physical health problems and leads to higher hospitalization rates and health care costs, according to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). The report, based on an analysis of health […]

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Hearing Loss Affects People of All Ages

When you think about hearing loss or hearing aids, what do you picture? Is it grey-haired grandma and grandpa and their friends? Old age is something that is very naturally associated with hearing loss, but the reality is that hearing loss affects people of all ages.  On the other hand, if you take into account […]

Difficulty hearing Speech-in-Noise could be a Risk for Dementia

How many of us have experienced challenges hearing our dining companions well in a crowded restaurant, or a noisy family dining room? One of the most common signs of age-related hearing loss is difficulty understanding speech well in background noise. It’s easy to shrug this off, but it now appears our ability to understand speech-in-noise […]