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Diabetes: it's time to consider the hearing connection

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Nov 1, 2017 8:03:00 AM

We're starting a new series on comorbidities. Comorbidity means two or more chronic health conditions in the same person that happen at the same time or one right after another. Comorbidities can interact with each other and affect the course and prognosis of each disorder. November is National/American Diabetes Month, so we're kicking off our comorbidity series by exploring the link between hearing loss and diabetes.

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Topics: hearing loss, American Diabetes, Diabetes, Comorbidities, comorbidity series, American Diabetes Month, National Diabetes Month

Tips for National Audiology Awareness Month

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 16, 2017 4:13:44 PM

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Topics: hearing protection, hearing loss, hearing screenings, National Audiology Awareness Month, National Protect Your Hearing Month, Audiologists

The Connection Between Hearing and Oral Hygiene

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 25, 2017 8:35:00 AM

Eliminate harmful bacteria in your mouth and avoid spreading bad bacteria to tiny blood vessels in your ears and to other areas of your body.

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Topics: hearing loss, heart disease, dental and hearing connection, dental care, dentists, heart attacks, heart health, oral hygiene

6 Communication Tips for When You Can’t Hear Clearly

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 22, 2017 5:17:00 PM

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

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

5 surprising outdoor activities that could hurt your hearing

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 13, 2017 7:10:00 AM

As the weather gets nicer, it's time to get outside, get active and meet family and friends for fun. But some of these activities have excessive noises that you might not even think about. 

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Topics: summer, outdoors, fireworks, motorcycle, hearing loss, decibel levels, dB levels, loud noises, outdoor events, yard work, construction

Summer survival: 4 ways to prevent hearing loss

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 12, 2017 3:55:33 PM

Summer has (unofficially) kicked off. It's time to get out there and enjoy it. Outdoor concerts, festivals and parades are all on the agenda. But 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

What did you say?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 6, 2016 9:54:01 AM

You have an inkling that something is wrong with your hearing. But it’s not always hard to hear. For example, perhaps you can clearly hear and understand a friend who’s visiting you at home. But in a busy restaurant, it’s almost impossible to have the same conversation. Like a lot of other health conditions, hearing loss comes in various types and degrees, and no two people experience it exactly the same way.

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Topics: hearing loss, Hearing Care Solutions, testing

Early intervention with children results in better outcomes

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 21, 2016 9:06:00 AM

At the age of 3 months, Alex Mussomeli’s hearing loss was diagnosed, and he was fitted with hearing aids. When he was 3 years old, he received a cochlear implant for his right ear. His mother, Nada, believes Alex’s young age helped him adjust more quickly to the implant.

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Topics: hearing loss, Children and Hearing Loss, Babies and Hearing Loss

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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