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The truth about tinnitus: what it is, what it's not

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 17, 2018 4:34:00 PM

About 30 million people experience tinnitus, according to the American Tinnitus Association — making it likely that it affects you or someone you know. Yet, as common as it is, tinnitus is widely misunderstood.

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Topics: Tinnitus

It's back to school time - Are your children classroom ready?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 7, 2018 9:15:00 AM

Supply lists, school clothes, physicals – it’s all part of back to school time. But there may be an important item not on your list to get your children classroom ready.

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Topics: children, hearing test, schedule an appointment, Hearing Education, Hearing Loss in Children

11 things you may not know about hearing aids

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 25, 2018 8:31:00 AM

Hearing aids have evolved so much overtime - it's hard to believe that a hollowed-out horn was the only option at one point!  "Technology" didn't find itself in the hearing aid industry until the late 1800's with the invention of the telephone as the inspiration.  It wasn't until the late 1900's technology was able to fit into something that only fit on your ear vs a device with wires you had to clip on your pants.  

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Topics: hearing aids, Tinnitus, OTC, Batteries, cognitive decline, schedule an appointment, technology, Over-the-Counter, evolution of hearing aids, programmable, 60-day trial period

Eat Well...for your hearing

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 17, 2018 10:37:00 AM

Food is one of the most important parts of life.  Too much or not enough of the right type of food and nutrients can be detrimental. The same is true for the impact of food to our hearing.  Obesity and diabetes both have strong correlations to hearing loss.  Food also offers nutrients that are beneficial to your hearing.

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Topics: Protection, Tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing test, Diabetes, obesity, age-related hearing loss, nutrients, free radicals, Food & Hearing Loss, cell damage

10 reasons to get started with Amplifon

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 12, 2018 10:08:00 AM

Amplifon Hearing Health Care's mission is to bring you the latest hearing technology with expert care at the best prices.  Need more reasons to know why choosing Amplifon is a great choice? Here’s our top 10 list.

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Topics: Providers, expertise, personalized service, Credentialing, Batteries, schedule an appointment, hearing healthcare professional, hearing healthcare provider, Hearing Healthcare Program, 60-day trial period, low-price guarantee, product choice, 1-year aftercare service, two years free batteries, loss & damage, 3-year warranty

The Hidden Cost of Hearing Loss and Comorbidity

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 2, 2018 9:24:00 AM

The impact of hearing loss can't only be measured with a hearing test. Hearing issues have a strong correlation with other health conditions and diseases. A study by the National Institutes of Health found that 78.5% of participants with insufficient or poor hearing suffered from at least one additional chronic condition. Thus costing more in health care costs in any given year.

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Topics: hearing loss, Diabetes, Comorbidities, schedule an appointment, Healthcare Costs, Cardiovascular Disease, Hearing Loss and Falls, thyroid disease, dizziness, falls, chronic kidney disease, alzheimer's, dementia, check your benefits

Stay safe this summer

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 27, 2018 8:54:00 AM

Summer has (unofficially) kicked off.  The weather has finally improved and it's time to get back outside and enjoy it!  We all love summer and the activities it brings, such as: outdoor concerts, festivals and parades, however, these summer events have one thing in common...loud noises that could damage your hearing.

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Topics: hearing protection, hearing loss, excessive noise exposure, summer tips, noise-induced hearing loss, summer concerts, concerts, music

9 questions to ask during a hearing aid fitting

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 20, 2018 11:26:00 AM

Congrats, you've selected a hearing aid and are on the path to better hearing! It's almost time for your fitting. There's going to be a lot of great information and instructions provided at your fitting. You'll learn how to operate, clean and store your new devices.

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Topics: hearing aids, Audiologists, hearing aid fittings, hearing professional

Discrimination at work and school

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 12, 2018 9:09:00 AM

Discrimination is common in our world today for all sorts of reasons and hearing loss is no exception.  Many people face this every day in both professional and personal settings.  Hearing loss is known as the "silent disability" because you cannot see someone's hearing loss the same way you can see a prosthetic leg or someone's vision impairment. 

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Topics: hearing loss, Children and Hearing Loss, physical inactivity, Cochlear Implants, cognitive decline, depression, Hearing Loss in Children, workplace hearing loss, income loss, discrimination, sports, deaf, silent disability, social skills, relationships, self-esteem

Over-the-Counter devices. A solution?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 6, 2018 8:48:00 AM

Independence is a great thing - we love being able to snap our fingers and have the solution to our problem.  Unfortunately, when it comes to our health - we should take a less direct approach. Our hearing deserves the best attention it can receive - once we lose it, we cannot every fully get it back.

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Topics: hearing loss, OTC, Over-the-Counter

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