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Better Hearing Month

By Kendra Theodosopoulos | May 7, 2021 | Comments Off on Better Hearing Month

Hello, Better Hearing Month! At Theos Audiology Solutions, I am passionate about educating the Illinois Valley on the importance of hearing health. One of the simple ways I can do this is by sharing who I am and the types of problems we help our patients solve! Do you know what an audiologist is? What…

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Stress Awareness

By Kendra Theodosopoulos | Apr 9, 2021 | Comments Off on Stress Awareness

STRESS AWARENESS MONTH  It’s hard to believe the novel coronavirus began sweeping the nation almost one year ago. In the blink of an eye the entire world was turned upside down. Shelves went bare in grocery stores, businesses closed, jobs were lost, and social distancing became the “new normal”. Many people were forced to find…

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“Will wearing hearing aids interfere with my glasses?”

By Kendra Theodosopoulos | Mar 29, 2021 | Comments Off on “Will wearing hearing aids interfere with my glasses?”

One of the most common questions patients ask me during a hearing aid consultation is, “Will wearing hearing aids interfere with my glasses?” I understand. Wearing one extra thing every day is a scary thought. After the rise of COVID-19 in 2020, we were all graced with yet another accessory–the facemask. Fortunately, hearing aids do…

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Three Statements that Indicate you need a Hearing Test

By Kendra Theodosopoulos | Feb 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Three Statements that Indicate you need a Hearing Test

This month’s blog is going to be a little different! I have broken down some of the most common statements that individuals with untreated hearing loss report. Often when someone is suffering from untreated hearing loss they state that they don’t know if the problem is due to hearing loss, their spouses’ voices, or their…

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Social Interaction

By Kendra Theodosopoulos | Jan 19, 2021 | Comments Off on Social Interaction

Social Interaction  During this pandemic, you have personally experienced social isolation. My patients have told me they haven’t interacted in-person with loved ones or friends for weeks, if not months.  As humans, we thrive on healthy social interactions. Without them, your physical, mental, and cognitive health can suffer. According to a 2019 study led by…

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Hearing Protection

By Kendra Theodosopoulos | Jan 17, 2021 | Comments Off on Hearing Protection

Last year, a record number of people made improvements to their homes. Did you hear all the power tools running in your neighborhood?  Everything from in-home offices to backyard decks were and still are being constructed as the pandemic sparks various home-improvement projects. Tools such as table saws, drills, and sanders can cause hearing loss,…

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How to Save Money on Hearing Aids

By Kendra Theodosopoulos | Aug 26, 2020 | Comments Off on How to Save Money on Hearing Aids

Two of the biggest misconceptions about hearing aids that people have is that they are all the same and that you should search for the best bargain you can find. These misconceptions are dangerous because they can guide you to devices that are cheaply made and can be less effective.  Even with a smaller budget,…

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