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How Heart Health Can Affect Your Hearing

While your ears and your heart are located in different places in your body, they may be more linked than you had expected. So, How Can Your Ears Be Impacted by Your Heart? There has been a plethora of studies ongoing for more than 80 years that linked the health of your heart, including your […]

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Stigma Around Using Hearing Aids Waning

Hearing loss has a lot of stigmas associated with it. Few people want to admit that they’re experiencing it. That stigma has become attached to hearing aids, too. For many, it’s admitting there’s a problem, even if they don’t want to. Thankfully, that stigma is starting to wane. A lot of this has to do […]

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6 Noise Protection Tips for Workers

Ensuring that we are functioning at our optimum in our working environment is not just about making sure we get our work done but making sure that we are preventing health issues in the process! Some work environments have considerable noise, for example, construction sites. But even if you work in an office, you might […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Repair a Hearing Aid?

Hearing aids, no matter how much you care for them, will not last forever. And there may come a point where you find that you get frustrated because it’s not performing the way it was. But before you start abandoning your hearing aids and putting them in your drawer, think about what you can do […]

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Feed Your Ears: Nutrition and Hearing

Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the USA. While many people opt for preventive measures, your diet can also directly affect your hearing as you age. You may have heard the saying “you are what you eat” – an accurate statement that highlights the fact that the nutrients your body receives […]

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Do’s and Don’ts When Selecting Ear Protection

The human ear is very delicate, and being surrounded by loud noise can cause damage to the sensitive parts of the ear that enhance your hearing. Therefore, you must protect your ears from loud sounds, whether in your working environment or enjoying hobbies such as listening to music. Ear protection varies from earplugs to noise […]