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Can Hearing Aids Cause Vertigo?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 30, 2020 10:00:00 AM

At one point or another, you’ve probably stood up too quickly, and perhaps lost your sense of balance. Feeling dizzy or unsteady can happen briefly and usually isn’t cause for serious concern. However, when that dizziness doesn’t have a clear cause or occurs on a regular basis, there may be an underlying problem.

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Topics: noise, hearing, communication, Loud, outdoors, hearing loss, hearing appointment, locations, hearing help, outdoor events, environmental, frequency, hearing quiz, Vertigo

How to Dry Out Your Hearing Aids

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jun 29, 2020 4:00:00 PM

Accidents happen. It’s easier than you may imagine to forget you’re wearing your hearing aids and jump into the shower. What do you do then? Amplifon Hearing Health Care breaks down how exactly to dry out your hearing aids when your plans go awry.

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Topics: noise, hearing, Protection, outdoors, hearing loss, locations, Batteries, Billing, outdoor events, Hearing aid care: 6 summer risks, Family member, social skills, environmental, frequency, hearing quiz, Loneliness, Sweat, Moisture, Dry out your hearing aids

Communication Tips During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 29, 2020 1:39:11 PM

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, people are protecting themselves by washing their hands, social distancing, and wearing face masks. While the day to day can already be difficult if you are struggling with hearing loss, it can be even harder with all of these health precautions. Read more to discover some tips and tricks to make communicating a bit easier.  

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Topics: noise, hearing, communication, Loud, outdoors, hearing loss, locations, hearing help, Tips to help hearing impaired guests, decibel levels, dB levels, outdoor events, Nonverbal Communication, Visual Communication, Family member, noise exposure, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, frequency, Social Isolation, hearing quiz, Sound level meter, Loneliness

Ask the Expert: Communicating with Hearing Loss at Work

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 14, 2020 11:00:00 AM

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM), and this year’s theme is “Communication at Work,” highlighting the impact of hearing loss in the workplace.

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Topics: hearing aids, work, hearing loss, May BHSM, Nonverbal Communication, Visual Communication, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit, occupational hearing loss, workplace hearing loss, better hearing & speech month, discrimination, silent disability, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, success with hearing aids, hearing aid tips, Communication at work

Better Hearing & Speech Month 2020: ‘Communication at Work’

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on May 1, 2020 11:00:00 AM

May is Better Hearing & Speech Month (BHSM), and this year’s theme is “Communication at Work,” highlighting the impact of hearing loss in the workplace.

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Topics: hearing aids, work, hearing loss, May BHSM, Nonverbal Communication, Visual Communication, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit, occupational hearing loss, workplace hearing loss, better hearing & speech month, discrimination, silent disability, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, success with hearing aids, hearing aid tips, Communication at work

How to stay connected at home if you have hearing loss

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Apr 9, 2020 9:55:40 AM

People with hearing loss commonly avoid social situations because they struggle to hear, and many experience loneliness and depression as a result. Now with social distancing guidelines in place, family members and friends with hearing loss are at an even higher risk for mental health issues as a result of loneliness. One study even found that loneliness was associated with a reduction in lifespan similar to that caused by smoking 15 cigarettes daily.1

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, family & friends, depression, Family member, silent disability, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, frequency, dizziness, alzheimer's, dementia, Hearing Loss and Depression, Depression and Anxiety, Social Isolation, Social Determinates of Health, hearing quiz, Loneliness

Ask the Expert: Hearing Loss and Physical Health

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jan 31, 2020 3:39:35 PM

Our ‘Ask the Expert’ series is back! This time, Amplifon Hearing Health Care audiologist Carrie Meyer, Au.D., is answering frequently-asked questions about hearing loss and how it’s connected to your overall health.

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Topics: hearing loss, hearing health, Hearing and the heart, schedule an appointment, Healthy Hearing, Heart and Hearing Health, head injury, Dementia and Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss and Falls, Hearing Loss and Injuries, Hearing Loss and Accidents, income loss, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, infections, nutrients, dizziness, falls, alzheimer's, dementia, Alzheimer's Prevention, Hearing Loss and Depression, Depression and Anxiety, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, Dementia Prevention, Cognitive Ability, Ask the Expert, Whole Person Health

Top 5 Blog Posts from 2019

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 31, 2019 4:14:58 PM

Read what you've been overhearing everyone talk about! These are the top 5 articles that we shared over 2019. Read them again and share with friends to spread the buzz!

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Topics: summertime, hearing loss, heart-healthy, World Heart Day, hearing aid coverage, hearing aid reviews, hearing aid price, insurance coverage, hearing solutions, hearing help, summer tips, hearing aid prices, Hearing aid care, hearing aid maintenance, Hearing and the heart, Voluntary Benefits, Hearing Healthcare Benefit, Hearing Program, Audiologists, Comorbidities, Cost of Health Care, Hearing Healthcare, hearing healthcare provider, Affordable Hearing Solution, Hearing Healthcare Program, Hearing Aid Discount, Hearing Aid Cost, Untreated Hearing Loss, Health Insurance, Hearing Benefit, American Heart Month, Cardiovascular Health, Healthcare Costs, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart and Hearing Health, Affordable Insurance, Affordable Healthcare, hearing discount, Affordable Hearing Aids, technology, hearing aid fittings, environmental, low-price guarantee, loss & damage, check your benefits, Hearing Aid Technology, Savings, new hearing aids, hearing aid tips, Medicare, Ask the Expert, hearing care provider

Holiday tips for everyone around the table

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 2, 2019 1:18:45 PM

The holidays can be difficult for people managing hearing loss, but also for family and friends who want to ensure those with hearing loss feel included.

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Topics: noise, hearing, Loud, hearing loss, children, hearing appointment, hearing exam, holidays, hearing help, holiday traditions, Tips to help hearing impaired guests, Keeping hearing healthy over the holidays, Protect your hearing over the holidays, decibel levels, dB levels, loud noises, schedule an appointment, Resources, hearing evaluation, Hearing Education, silent disability, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, hearing professional, environmental, Hearing Loss and Depression, Depression and Anxiety, Social Isolation, travel

What You Need to Know About School Hearing Screenings

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 1, 2019 1:51:57 PM

34 states have mandated school hearing screenings1, but how much do you know about these screenings? Why do they do them? What exactly are they testing? How accurate is it? What should parents expect to come out of it?

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Topics: noise, hearing care, hearing loss, children, protect, Children and Hearing Loss, hearing test, hearing exam, testing, loud noises, hearing screenings, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, Family member, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Loss in Children, noise exposure, environmental, Back to School, school

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