Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

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There are many causes of hearing loss. By far the most common cause of hearing loss is age-related, but in part, this may be due to years of unsafe listening practices. More and more, younger generations are reporting higher instances of hearing loss than before. This may be in part to a world that is growing ever noisier. Noise Induced …

Myths about Hearing Loss

Myths About Hearing Loss

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Have you been having to ask people to repeat themselves more often than not these days? Do you find that watching TV with friends or family has recently turned into arguments about the volume, rather than what you are watching? If you answered yes, then there is a good chance you have some degree of hearing loss.  There are a …

Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

Prevent Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

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Every 11 seconds an older adult arrives at an emergency department seeking treatment for injuries related to a fall. According to the CDC, 25% of Americans over age 65 fall each year. Falls are a serious health concern for older adults, and they are the leading cause of injuries in seniors. Here’s everything you need to know about falls, tips …

Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss

Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss? 

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Hearing loss doesn’t just affect your ears- it’s well known to have a ripple effect through many aspects of your life. Compromised hearing can affect your balance and coordination, heart health, and even your mood. Although it’s easy to blame a bad mood on the wrong side of the bed or the luck of the draw, researchers are learning that …

Tips for College Students with Hearing Loss

Tips for College Students with Hearing Loss

AuDSEO Designs Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Tips & Tricks

The months of April and May are where prospective college students find out if they have gotten into their desired colleges. Those with hearing loss have a further question to consider as they prepare for the fall semester – how will the college accommodate their hearing loss?  Thanks to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and decades of education and …

March 3 is World Hearing Day Hearing Care for All

March 3rd is World Hearing Day: Hearing Care for All!

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Launched by the World Health Organization (WHO), World Hearing Day is a global call to action to comprehensively address hearing loss, one of the most common chronic medical conditions people experience. WHO estimates that 466 million people live with disabling hearing loss globally and that untreated hearing loss poses an annual cost of $750 billion.  The prevalence of hearing loss …

Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss

Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss – and Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test!

AuDSEO Designs Hearing Health, Hearing Loss

Treating hearing loss with hearing aids is one of the best ways to maintain our overall health and well-being for the long term. Research over the course of the past several decades indicates that hearing loss tends to engender a cascade of negative health outcomes that can be avoided with the use of hearing aids. Regular Hearing Tests To that …

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life

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Once upon a time, we may have viewed hearing loss as an unfortunate and annoying—but nevertheless benign—aspect of getting older. We might have images of our own elders starting to have trouble hearing: voices getting louder, phrases being repeated, situations arising that were sometimes comical and sometimes tragic. Back then, we knew they were getting “old” when their hearing started …

Unexpected Causes of Hearing Loss

Unexpected Causes of Hearing Loss

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With about 20% of Americans suffering some form of hearing loss, it’s clear that hearing loss is an epidemic today. Our lives have gotten louder. Whether we’re on the job, enjoying a hobby, or using a personal listening device to hear music or podcasts, we’re acculturated to noise inundation.  We all know to protect our hearing when we encounter “loud …

Painkiller Use May Lead to Hearing Loss

Painkiller Use May Lead to Hearing Loss 

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Hearing loss is typically associated with aging and exposure to loud noise. Though these are common causes, painkillers can also contribute to the development of hearing loss. People tend to be less aware of the impact prescription and over the counter medications can have on hearing health. There are numerous medications that are considered ototoxic which means potentially hazardous for …