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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 […]

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Top 5 Hearing Aid Styles

Hearing aids come in varying shapes and designs. Hearing aids amplify sounds, making it easier for people with hearing loss to hear. They feature three integral components: a microphone, speaker and amplifier. However, they come in varying shapes, sizes and designs. These designs have five styles, and each type has its benefits and shortcomings. Typically, […]

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 […]

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Summer Activities & Hearing Aid Care

It’s always important to live the summer months to the fullest. After the cold and dark winter, it’s important that we take the time to enjoy all that summer can bring. If you can plan it correctly, you’ll have plenty of happy memories to look back on once fall rolls around! However, if you have […]

Cost shouldn’t deter you from getting hearing devices!

Every day we have patients who return to our clinic to tell us how modern hearing devices have helped them communicate much better with their friends and families, and how the hearing aids have helped them achieve a better quality of life, such as being more involved socially. If you haven’t visited a hearing clinic […]

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How A Hearing Instrument Specialist Helps You With Hearing Aids?

When you consider hearing loss and the different ways to tackle it, hearing aids will usually come out as the best option. They are effective, they come in a wide range of different varieties to suit everyone, and there are even specialist hearing instrument specialists who can help regarding them. For many, they are absolutely […]

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How Often Do People Replace Their Hearing Aids?

When you are fitted with your first hearing aids, you should know that they will probably not be your last. There are a wide variety of different reasons why you may want or need to replace your hearing aids over time, but no matter what the reason might be, it’s important to understand when the […]