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Study Discovers Hearing Loss Trend in Sleep Apnea Sufferers
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Do you know someone who snores through the night? Are you unable to sleep without your trusty breathing machine over your nose? It might surprise you to know that someone who is affected by sleep apnea is also likely to be suffering from some degree of hearing loss. New Study Finds Link Between Sleep Apnea and Hearing Loss A recent study of over 13,900 people… Read More

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How to Tell If Someone in Your Family Is Hard of Hearing
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It’s never easy to talk about health problems, particularly in relatives who are getting older. But how should you approach a loved one who is showing signs of hearing loss that could eventually cause serious injuries? Ten Common Signs of Hearing Loss Does your loved one: Have problems hearing the doorbell or phone ring? Miss what people say if her back is turned? Listen to… Read More

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How Patients’ Lives Improve After Receiving a Hearing Aid
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People who don’t have hearing loss are often shocked to discover that only one in five hearing-impaired patients wears a hearing aid. However, for the millions of Americans suffering from the condition, this statistic is more understandable. Patients may go for years straining to hear conversations, avoiding crowds or front desks, or even stop leaving the house altogether rather than wear a hearing aid. Why… Read More

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5 Problems Experienced by Younger Adults With Hearing Loss
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Hearing loss is practically a daily occurrence in members of the Greatest Generation. But for many members of Generation X, hearing loss is just as real—and carries its own particular difficulties. Approximately eight percent of Americans between the ages of 32 and 50 suffer from a significant degree of hearing loss, with symptoms starting as early as age 19. While the most common cause is… Read More

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Hearing Problems Increase Hospitalizations for Older Adults
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Your hearing loss is annoying at times, but you’ve found a way to live with it that doesn’t require you to buy a hearing aid. You can read lips and turn the TV up, so all things considered, you aren’t seriously affected by your condition. Right? Hearing Loss Can Lead to Serious Injuries People with hearing loss often delay treatment for their condition, considering it… Read More

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How to Convince a Relative to Get the Hearing Aid She Needs
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You know that someone you love has a hearing problem. It frustrates you that she won’t get treatment, dismisses your concerns, and changes the topic every time you bring it up. Her safety is at risk, and you’re just trying to help—how can you make her understand that you have her best interests at heart? It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Say It Too… Read More

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How to Select the Perfect Hearing Aid for You
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Shopping for a new hearing aid can easily become overwhelming. You may prefer a certain style, your doctor may recommend another—and the thought of having to keep track of and care for your device makes you want to go back home and forget the whole thing. A hearing care provider can take some of the stress out of the decision by having you try on… Read More

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5 Tips to Help Wearers Get Used to Their New Hearing Aids
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It’s not uncommon for new hearing-aid users to avoid wearing their devices. They may bring them to special events in their purses or keep them handy when guests are over, but they do not want to use them for everyday tasks. Some people simply find them too loud or too distracting, while others are afraid that they will become dependent on them, hindering their independence…. Read More

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5 Benefits of Upgrading to Newer Hearing Aid Technology
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As a longtime hearing aid wearer, you know that hearing devices work using three simple components: a microphone, amplifier, and speaker. The microphone picks up the sounds around you, the amplifier adds power to the sounds and transmits them to the speaker, which allows you to hear. But while hearing devices may work on the same principle, they all deliver a different sound experience—and it… Read More

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How to Protect and Store Different Types of Hearing Aids
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Your hearing aid was a considerable investment, so it makes sense that you would want to keep your device working for as long as possible. In addition to regular cleaning, inspections, and maintenance, the way you store a device can have a big impact on how well it works—or whether it will work at all. How to Store BTE Hearing Aids Most people with behind-the-ear… Read More

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