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Hear the future on World Hearing Day

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Feb 28, 2018 9:54:20 AM

We celebrate World Hearing Day every year on March 3rd. Its purpose is to raise awareness about hearing loss and promote ear and hearing care around the world. This year's theme is "Hear the future." The hope is to draw attention to the expected increase in the number of people with hearing loss across the world over the upcoming years.

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Topics: noise, hearing loss, children, Children and Hearing Loss, Babies and Hearing Loss, what causes hearing loss, hearing loss causes, excessive noise exposure, noise-induced hearing loss, music, loud noises, Healthy Hearing, World Hearing Day, noise exposure

Healthy heart, healthy hearing

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Feb 20, 2018 9:34:00 AM

February is American Heart Month, so show your heart some love. It's a great time to take charge of your cardiovascular health, make a few lifestyle changes and learn something new.

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Topics: hearing loss, heart-healthy, heart disease, hearing test, hearing exam, heart attacks, heart health, Hearing and the heart, Comorbidities, American Heart Month, Cardiovascular Health

Use your ears to boost creativity

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jan 29, 2018 1:36:00 PM

It’s a well-documented fact: Exposure to excessive noise is a leading cause of hearing loss. It can also interfere with our ability to concentrate. However, according to a study conducted at the University of Illinois, a moderate level of ambient noise (around 70 decibels) can boost creative performance. This might help explain why you see so many people hunched over their computers at coffee shops — where the noise level is typically about 70 decibels.

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Topics: hearing, Fun Facts, Creativity, Coffee Shops

6 quick tips for easy communication

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jan 22, 2018 9:10:00 AM

Not hearing like you used to? No problem. We've got some tricks to get around it.

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Topics: communication, hearing loss, Nonverbal Communication, Visual Communication, Hearing Education

4 surprising ways your mouth can help your ears and your health

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jan 17, 2018 9:22:00 AM

Did you know there's a connection between the health of your teeth, gums and your hearing? Say what? You heard it right. A healthy mouth is not only good for your teeth, but it can also be good for your hearing.

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Topics: Hearing Loss & Dental

What do you do when the hearing loss is in someone else's ears?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jan 8, 2018 11:56:00 AM

Do you have a family member or close friend who obviously needs hearing help?  This can be exhausting and extremely frustrating, perhaps even causing feelings of anger toward the individual with hearing loss.  You may even find yourself lashing out exasperated and asking, "why won't you do something about it?!"

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Topics: hearing loss, Family member

3 reasons to resolve to check your hearing in 2018

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 28, 2017 12:30:00 PM

What's on your resolution list for the New Year? Lose a few pounds, exercise more or try a new hobby? What about getting your hearing checked?

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing test, hearing exam, why you should address hearing loss

Hearing loss and the holidays: 5 workarounds

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 21, 2017 1:41:00 PM

It's a wonderful time of year. The holiday season is meant to be a time of celebration, connection and joy. But if you're managing hearing loss, the holidays can be a challenge. The inability to hear conversations, especially at noisy gatherings, may make you want to avoid social situations.

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Topics: hearing loss, holidays, Nonverbal Communication, Visual Communication

Hearing and Depression?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 15, 2017 9:56:00 AM

EXPERIENCING DEPRESSION?

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Topics: hearing loss, Comorbidities, depression

Hearing & the Holidays

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 12, 2017 2:28:00 PM

From social isolation to tidings of joy

Do the approaching holidays fill you with feelings of joy…or dread? For individuals who can’t hear well, it’s often the latter. Some people even “drop out” of the holidays because they have so much trouble hearing conversation, especially in large, noisy gatherings.

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Topics: hearing loss, Hearing Education, Holidays and Hearing, family & friends

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