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The silent health epidemic

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

What's the 3rd most common health condition that affects an estimated 36 million Americans?

If you guessed hearing loss, you're right. Hearing loss affects about 12% of the American population.

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Topics: noise, hearing, hearing aids, hearing loss, why you should address hearing loss, what causes hearing loss, hearing loss causes, excessive noise exposure, noise-induced hearing loss, loud noises, family & friends, noise exposure

World Health Day: Striving for affordable health services, including hearing care

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 6, 2018 5:05:49 PM

Half the world lacks access to essential health services, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). This distressing fact is the driving force behind World Health Day, Saturday, April 7, 2018. WHO urges world leaders to ensure “that everyone, everywhere can access essential quality health services without facing financial hardship.”

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing aid coverage, Hearing Program, hearing screenings, hearing evaluation, Hearing Benefit, World Health Day, Affordable Healthcare, hearing discount

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

How does a hearing test work?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 8, 2017 11:01:29 AM

Has someone said this to you? Or have you said it to someone else? Often a family member or friend is the one who encourages someone to get his or her hearing checked.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss, hearing test, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare professional, hearing healthcare provider

FSA/HSA funds can pay for hearing aids and services

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Nov 29, 2017 11:12:00 AM

One of the easiest ways to access professional help for a hearing loss is through a medical flexible spending account (FSA) or health savings account (HSA). Hearing aids and related services are generally considered qualified expenses.

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Topics: hearing aids, FSA/HSA Flex Spend Dollars, schedule an appointment, FSA, HSA

How Hearing Loss Changes Your Brain

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 20, 2017 2:27:00 PM

Ever wonder why some adults experiencing hearing loss might get distracted or tired easily? It may have to do with changes in their brains. Here's a peek inside the brain of someone with hearing loss.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing loss treatment, brain biology, cognitive decline

Tracy: My Amplifon Story

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 19, 2017 10:12:00 AM

I was born hard of hearing and needed hearing aids for years. I wore them when I was little, until about middle school. Boys made fun of me, so out they came. I learned to adapt since. 

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Topics: hearing aids, Sound Story

Hearing Aid Care: 6 Things to Look Out For this Summer

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 16, 2017 8:25:22 AM

Summer is in full swing. Hotter temperatures and more outdoor activities mean your hearing aids need a little extra care and TLC. Make sure your hearing aids work their best by keeping an eye out for these six summer risks.

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Topics: hearing aids, summer, summer tips, Hearing aid care, hearing aid maintenance, Hearing aid care: 6 summer risks

10-year-old Alex Mussomeli: ‘Hearing makes me happy!’

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 20, 2016 3:18:00 PM

In many respects, Alex Mussomeli is a typical 10-year-old boy. He enjoys art, music, sports, cooking and video games. But what really impresses people who meet Alex is how thoroughly he understands the technology that helps him hear and how matter-of-factly he shares this information with others.

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Topics: hearing aids, Cochlear Implants

Hearing aids may provide relief for tinnitus sufferers

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 26, 2016 3:00:00 PM

The American Tinnitus Association (ATA) and other organizations report a strong link between tinnitus and hearing loss. “Most patients develop tinnitus as a symptom of hearing loss, caused either by age, long-term hearing damage or acute trauma to the auditory system,” says the ATA.

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Topics: hearing, hearing aids, Tinnitus, hearing loss

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