What’s the Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia?

What’s the Connection Between Hearing Loss and Dementia?

Want to suck all the joy out of your next family get-together? Start talking about dementia. Dementia is not a subject most individuals are actively looking to talk about, mainly because it’s rather frightening. A degenerative cognitive disease in which you gradually (or, more frighteningly, quickly) lose your mental faculties, dementia forces you to lose […]

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You Can Still Have a Wonderful Holiday Season Despite Hearing Loss

Gatherings. More, and more family gatherings. During the holidays, it most likely seems like you’re meeting (or re-meeting) a new long-lost relative almost every weekend. That’s the charm (and, some might say, the curse) of the holiday season. Usually, it’s easy to look forward to this yearly catching up. You get to reunite with everybody […]

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These Chemicals Could Increase Your Risk of Hearing Loss

These Chemicals Could Increase Your Risk of Hearing Loss

Most people recognize the common causes of hearing loss, but some chemicals can also lead to hearing loss which can be surprising. While there are numerous groups of people at risk, individuals in industries such as textiles, petroleum, automotive, plastics, and metal fabrication have greater exposure. Knowing what these hazardous chemicals are and what safeguards […]

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Music and Headphones: What’s a Healthy Volume?

Music and Headphones: What’s a Healthy Volume?

Music is a major part of Aiden’s life. While he’s out jogging, he’s listening to Pandora, while working it’s Spotify, and he has a playlist for all his activities: cardio, cooking, gaming, you name it. Everything in his life has a soundtrack and it’s playing on his headphones. But permanent hearing damage could be happening […]

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Possible Causes of Hearing Loss in One Ear

Possible Causes of Hearing Loss in One Ear

Because you’re so cool, you were in the front row for the entire rock concert last night. It’s not exactly hearing-healthy, but it’s fun, and the next morning, you wake up with both ears ringing. (That’s not so fun.) But what if you can only hear out of one ear when you wake up? Well, […]

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Noisy Summer Activities Require Ear Protection

Noisy Summer Activities Require Ear Protection

Some activities are simply staples of summer: Outdoor concerts, fireworks shows, state fairs, air shows, and NASCAR races (look, if you like watching cars drive around in circles, no one’s going to judge you). The crowds, and the decibel levels, are growing as more of these events are getting back to normal. But sometimes this […]

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These 6 Behaviors Indicate You’re Suffering From Hearing Loss

You want to be courteous when you’re talking to friends. You want your clients, colleagues, and manager to recognize that you’re fully involved when you’re at work. You often find yourself needing family to repeat themselves because it was easier to tune out parts of the discussion that you weren’t able to hear very well. […]

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Can Brain Atrophy be Related to Hearing Loss?

Can Brain Atrophy be Related to Hearing Loss?

Hearing loss is typically accepted as simply a normal part of getting older: as we get older, we start to hear things a little less clearly. Perhaps we need to ask people to speak up or repeat themselves when they talk. Perhaps the volume on our TV keeps getting louder. We might even discover that […]

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If I Was Dealing With Hearing Loss, How Would I Know?

If I Was Dealing With Hearing Loss, How Would I Know?

Your last family dinner was frustrating. Not because of any intra-family episode (though there’s always a little bit of that). No, the source of the stress was simple: it was loud, and you couldn’t hear anything. So you didn’t get the chance to ask about Dave’s new kitten or Sally’s new job. And that was […]

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Protect Your Hearing With These 5 Tips

Protect Your Hearing With These 5 Tips

Your ability to hear is valuable – once it’s gone, the chance of getting it back in its natural form is slim to nil. But strangely, the general public tends to ignore hearing loss. In the US alone, one in eight people over the age of 12 is dealing with untreated and irreversible hearing loss. […]

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