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10 preventative tips to cut your risk of hearing loss

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 26, 2018 5:31:34 PM

Each year in October, we observe National Protect Your Hearing Month, an optimal time to raise awareness about the importance of preventing noise-induced hearing loss. 

The ability to hear well is vital for a lot of good reasons. It may stave off adverse health conditions, such as depression, dementia and injury-causing falls. It’s also essential for effective communication.
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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing evaluation, Hearing Healthcare Partner, Hearing Loss Prevention

Tips for managing tinnitus

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 19, 2018 11:23:00 AM

Tinnitus is frequently caused by an underlying health condition, although the exact cause may be difficult or impossible to diagnose. But even without a precise diagnosis, a large percentage of people can find relief from tinnitus. On its website (www.ata.org), the American Tinnitus Association offers several tinnitus management tips, including:

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Topics: Tinnitus

Can Untreated Hearing Loss Cost More Than Hearing Aids?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

There’s no doubt about it, hearing aids are expensive. That’s part of the reason why only 1/3 of adults who could benefit from hearing aids actually use them1. But, a 2016 study from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery suggests that the cost of untreated hearing loss may actually be more than cost of hearing aids.

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Topics: Hearing Benefit, Affordable Hearing Solution, Hearing Aid Discount, Hearing Education, Hearing Healthcare, hearing aid prices

Is the cost of hearing aids keeping you from getting treatment? Look for savings in your FSA or HSA account.

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 6, 2018 2:14:41 PM

An estimated 15% of American adults have hearing loss, but less than one-third of those who could benefit from hearing aids actually use them, in part because of cost. It turns out that hearing loss left untreated has far-reaching health, emotional, and financial costs for individuals and society. But there are ways to find savings to treat hearing loss within your FSA and HSA healthcare spending accounts.

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Topics: schedule an appointment, Hearing Education, Affordable Hearing Aids, Untreated Hearing Loss, HSA, FSA, FSA/HSA Flex Spend Dollars, hearing aid price, Savings

School Screenings May Miss High-Frequency Hearing Losses

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 28, 2018 9:00:00 AM

 

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Topics: Hearing Loss in Children, relationships, social skills, self-esteem, NIHL, noise exposure, Untreated Hearing Loss, hearing screenings, children

Preventing noise-induced hearing loss in summer and fall

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 23, 2018 11:43:00 AM

As summer begins to wind down, individuals are maximizing their time by enjoying the last of their favorite summer activities and with the transition to fall upon us, we're excited to partake in our favorite events like football games, hiking, hunting and apple picking. However, unwise lifestyle choices can certainly lead to negative consequences, affecting both health status and on-the-job performance.

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Topics: hearing loss, hearing aids, noise-induced hearing loss, Hearing Loss Prevention, Noisy Summer Activities, Noisy Fall Activities, Untreated Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss and Depression

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

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

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

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