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Just how bad is your hearing loss?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 9, 2018 3:50:00 PM

You have an inkling that something is wrong with your hearing. But it’s not always bad. 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 aids, hearing healthcare provider, hearing evaluation, hearing test, hearing screenings

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

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

Yanny or Laurel? Why everyone hears differently...

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 4, 2018 9:26:00 AM
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Topics: Yanny v Laurel, hearing loss, noise-induced hearing loss, excessive noise exposure, noise exposure, exposure, environmental, ototoxic drugs, medication, infections, smoking, illness & disease, hearing test, frequency, protect

Better Hearing & Speech Month: How you can reduce your risk of hearing loss

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 24, 2018 10:37:00 AM

May is Better Speech and Hearing month. Contrary to popular belief, a majority of people who have hearing loss are under the age of 65, according to the Better Hearing Institute (BHI). Furthermore, the BHI estimates that hearing loss affects more than 6 million Americans between the ages of 18 and 44. Nearly 1.5 million are of school age. So, what causes hearing loss, if it isn’t necessarily the result of growing older? And can anything be done to prevent it? Exposure to excessive noise is one of the leading risk factors — and one that’s largely preventable. Following are steps you can take to reduce your risks:

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Topics: May BHSM, better hearing & speech month, Hearing Loss Prevention, hearing loss, excessive noise exposure, noise exposure, summer concerts, concerts, hearing protection, ototoxic, medications, Medications that harm your hearing, hearing test

3 things you can do for Better Hearing & Speech Month

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 8, 2018 9:44:00 AM

It's May and that means it's Better Hearing and Speech Month. Better Hearing and Speech Month raises awareness about hearing and speech disorders. It encourages all of us to consider hearing and communication issues.

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Topics: May BHSM, better hearing & speech month, Visual Communication, hearing, hearing loss, hearing screenings, hearing test

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

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

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

Your hearing test: You have nothing to fear!

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 26, 2016 10:57:27 AM

“You need to get your hearing tested.” Whether spoken by a family member or your family doctor, these seven words aren’t always easy to accept. Your response might be “I’m not ready yet.” But what are you really saying? Do you fear the unknown? Or perhaps you have misconceptions about what’s involved with a “hearing test” appointment.                                     

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Topics: hearing test, hearing appointment, hearing exam

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