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What’s the scoop? High blood sugar can lead to hearing loss.

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 31, 2019 10:14:33 AM

 

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You may be surprised that one of the first questions a hearing care provider asks when seeing a patient concerned about hearing loss is: How has your blood sugar been?

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Topics: hearing loss, hearing appointment, Diabetes, cause of hearing loss, Comorbidities, schedule an appointment, Hearing Loss Prevention, Diabetes and hearing, illness & disease

When the smoke gets in your ears

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 28, 2019 9:04:00 AM

Cigarette smoke gets in your lungs, your blood stream and your ears putting you at higher risk for any number of costly health conditions – cancer, heart disease, respiratory ailments and now you can add hearing loss to that list.

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Topics: hearing loss, hearing appointment, cause of hearing loss, hearing screenings, Comorbidities, schedule an appointment, Cardiovascular Disease, Hearing Loss Prevention, smoking, illness & disease

New app allows you to 'find your quiet space.'

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 30, 2019 11:46:06 AM

It seems that modern restaurants tend to favor exposed duct work, open concept floor plans, and loud-bass heavy music over acoustical quality. Learn how a new app can help you ‘find your quiet place.

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Topics: noise, hearing, communication, hearing loss, why you should address hearing loss, noise-induced hearing loss, loud noises, hearing screenings, Hearing Loss Prevention

Better Hearing & Speech Month 2019: ‘Communication across the lifespan’

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 16, 2019 8:27:35 AM

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM), and this year’s theme is “Communication across the lifespan,” a good time to pause and consider the importance of good hearing, regardless of your age. 

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Topics: noise, hearing, communication, hearing loss, hearing appointment, why you should address hearing loss, May BHSM, noise-induced hearing loss, loud noises, hearing screenings, schedule an appointment, Hearing Benefit, Hearing Loss Prevention

How to recognize hearing loss in your child

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 11, 2019 10:08:00 AM

The carefree days of being a kid. Hanging with friends, going to school, joining clubs and playing sports. But some children can struggle in the classroom or with these social settings simply because they may not be hearing as they should.

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

What you need to know about Medicare's hearing aid coverage

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 5, 2019 8:05:00 AM

You need hearing aids, but you’re hesitant to take that step because the price is prohibitive. Fortunately, if you’re age 65 or older, Medicare will cover the cost, right? Wrong. Original Medicare and most Medicare Supplement (or Medigap) plans do not cover hearing aids or routine hearing exams.

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Topics: hearing aid coverage, insurance coverage, Medicare Advantage, Hearing Benefit, Affordable Hearing Aids, Medicare

How to Make the Most of Your Hearing Benefit

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 27, 2019 10:00:00 AM

If you have a hearing benefit through Amplifon Hearing Health Care, you have access to so much more than just hearing aids. Wondering how you can maximize your benefit? Here’s five things you can do you make the most of your hearing benefit.

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Topics: Hearing Benefit, new hearing aids, success with hearing aids

Looking for affordable hearing aid options?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 21, 2019 4:23:39 PM

You’ve done it, you’ve begun to explore your options to take care of your hearing loss, but you’re not entirely sold on the idea of purchasing hearing aids – will they help?  Will they be worth their price tag?  Many Americans find themselves asking these questions and looking for ways to save money on this important investment in their health and well-being.

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Topics: Affordable Hearing Aids, Savings

Nine ‘secrets’ for getting longer life out of your new hearing aids

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 19, 2019 7:05:00 AM

How are new hearing aids like a new car? Getting 100,000 miles or more out of a car requires regular maintenance, including oil changes, tire rotations and engine tune-ups. Likewise, if you want years of listening enjoyment, you need to practice good hearing aid hygiene.

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Topics: Hearing aid care, hearing aid maintenance, new hearing aids, hearing aid tips

Time to change hearing aid batteries? Follow our easy step-by-step guide!

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 18, 2019 6:34:46 PM

“How do I change the batteries in my hearing aids?” If you’re wearing new hearing aids, this question may have popped into your head. Or perhaps you’ve had your hearing aids a while and would like a “battery change refresher.” We’re glad to help!

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Topics: hearing aids, Batteries, hearing aid tips

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