Posts tagged hearing health
Halloween Hearing Safety Tips

Halloween is a holiday celebrated by everyone. Whether you are a toddler walking around trick-or-treating for the very first time or you are watching your grandchildren get dressed in spooky costumes, Halloween is a fun celebration shared with friends and family. Halloween is just a few short weeks away, and you may already see neighbors decorating their yards with huge, inflatable ghosts. Halloween night you will see groups of children, teenagers, and even adults dressed as their favorite characters, witches, zombies, and princesses. It is a holiday beloved by many.

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How to Handle Sudden, Temporary Hearing Loss

Anyone can suffer from temporary hearing loss. It can happen at any time and for any number of reasons. Most people experience it after being exposed to loud noises or have a cold. Usually, the temporary hearing loss goes away within a day or two, but if it doesn’t, you should seek professional help.

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Invisible Hearing Loss

Many people think that hearing aids are only for those with significant hearing loss. Beck et al (2018) reported that in addition to the 37 million Americans with audiometric hearing loss, 26 million have hearing difficulty and/or difficulty understanding speech in noise (SIN) even when passing normal clinical thresholds.

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Chocolate – Can it Help Prevent Hearing Loss and Tinnitus?

Is it possible that something delicious like chocolate can help prevent hearing loss and tinnitus? Researchers in Korea may have discovered this fantastic new fact. After completing a study of 3, 575 people between the ages of 40 and 64, the researchers were astounded to find that people who regularly ate chocolate had significantly lower hearing loss.

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What Your Ears Reveal About Your Health – Part 2

As we revealed in What Your Ears Reveal About Your Health – Part 1, your ears can reveal a lot about your overall health. If you are experiencing new symptoms, it is important to discuss it with your physician and find out if it could expose anything else that you might not know about. It is always important to take the time to listen to what our body is telling us. In the second article of this two-part series, we discuss five more symptoms to be aware of.

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What Your Ears Reveal About Your Health – Part One

Your ears can reveal a lot about your overall health. It is important to pay attention to other signs that your body might be trying to tell you. In the first article of this two-part series, we review the first five symptoms to pay attention.

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Are Your Child’s Hearing Aids Providing the Best Hearing Experience?

When a young child wears hearing aids, how do you know that they are hearing everything they should be in the classroom and socially? Children, more than adults, often get distracted and don’t pay attention when someone is talking to them or the group they are a part of.

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Celebrate World Hearing Day on March 3

World Hearing Day is held each year on March 3 to raise awareness on how to prevent hearing loss, tinnitus, deafness, and how to care for your ears. The Office of Prevention of Blindness and Deafness of the World Health Organization (WHO) creates a campaign each year to share information and awareness about hearing loss and how to improve hearing care.

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