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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 […]

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How Humidity Affects Your Hearing Aids

Several elements like moisture can damage the delicate technology of hearing aids. Apart from diving into a pool or being caught in the rain, your hearing aids could accumulate moisture through weather conditions – the warm, humid summer months, to be specific. This article provides vital information on how humidity affects your hearing aids and […]

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How To Convince A Loved One They Need Hearing Aids?

Have you started to notice that a loved one is struggling to hear you? If so, you may want to encourage them to book an appointment with an audiologist so that they can get their hearing tested and potentially get a hearing aid. However, this is not exactly an easy subject to broach, is it? […]

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The Link Between Hearing Loss & Dementia

A lot of different health conditions are closely linked with one and another. Some have links that you may not have anticipated. In this post, we are going to assess the link between dementia and hearing loss in particular. Adults who are experiencing some form of hearing loss have a greater risk of cognitive disorders, […]

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Hearing Loss and Cognitive Decline

There is no denying that as we start to get older, some aspects of our health begin to change. This can be especially evident in our cognitive ability. For some, it might be very mild and for others a little more serious. Although it is a normal part of aging to experience typical issues such […]