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Your First Hearing Aid Fitting: What to Expect
Sep 26, 2014
Congratulations! Your audiologist has determined that you are a candidate for hearing aids, and you’re taking the first step into a life of better hearing. Now that you’ve made the decision to get hearing aids and worked with your audiologist to choose the devices best suited for you, it’s time to get them in your ears. Read on to find out what you can expect at your first hearing aid fitting.
5 Ways to Deal With Bullying Due to Hearing Loss
Sep 19, 2014
Being bullied because of hearing loss is something your child may have to deal with in the schoolyard. It includes not just teasing and name-calling, but also ignoring a child or excluding them from a group, game or social situation. School is a place where children come together to learn and develop, and a child’s alienation from the group can be detrimental to their school experience and self-esteem. Here are 5 ways to deal with bullying due to hearing loss.
6 Tips for Working With Hearing Loss
Sep 12, 2014
If you have a hearing impairment, you may face many challenges in the workplace. Indeed, research has shown that those with hearing impairment earn less and get passed over for promotion more often than those with normal hearing. Here are some tips from certified audiologists to help you be your best on the job and stay at the top of the pack...
Cruising With Hearing Aids
Sep 05, 2014
Cruise vacations are a popular travel option because they offer the freedom of being on the high seas, the option to see multiple places, and more food than you can eat! Cruises include restaurants, shows and spas all on board a beautiful boat floating on the open seas. And while there is much to enjoy, people with hearing loss should do some pre-planning to make sure they are set up to have the time of their lives.
Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Hearing Loss In Children
Aug 22, 2014
When a child suffers from noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), they may not recognize it right away. As their caregivers, it is important that parents, grandparents and teachers are attuned to any struggles their children are dealing with, and get them the help they need as soon as possible. Find out the symptoms of hearing loss in children so you can help your little ones stay happy and healthy...
Is Hearing Loss Costing You Money?
Aug 14, 2014
50 million Americans live with hearing loss every day, some with hearing aids, and many without. Unfortunately, most people with hearing loss leave it untreated, and miss out on entertainment, conversation and many joys in life. Something else they could be missing out on is money. Find out how hearing loss can be costing you much more than your hearing.
Check Your Hearing Before Your Vacation
Aug 07, 2014
Before leaving on a vacation, you probably have a checklist of things to run through before you go, like mowing your lawn and getting your teeth cleaned. You may not think about getting your hearing checked before leaving for vacation, but you should.
Turn It Down This Summer
Jul 04, 2014
Summertime isn’t just about long days, sunshine and popsicles. It’s also about the activities that make summer fun: pool parties, outdoor concerts, and taking your motorcycle out on the open road. You probably never considered how your summer activities affect your hearing, but many of the things that make summer enjoyable can have long-lasting effects on your ears.
Sleep Apnea Leads to Hearing Loss
Jun 26, 2014
We’ve known for years that sleep apnea can affect your weight and cognitive functions. But did you know that it could affect your hearing, too? Find out more…
Food For Your Ears
Jun 06, 2014
You know that what you eat affects your waistline. But did you know it affects your hearing, too? Is your diet damaging your hearing? Find out the best foods for your ears…
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