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Can colder weather affect your hearing?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Nov 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

‘Tis the season for fuzzy sweaters, hot cocoa, thick blankets, and…hearing protection? Whether you live in a cold climate, or you’re visiting family or friends for the holidays, chances are you’ll be experiencing the bitter sting of cool winter air at some point this season. You may know that a drop in temperatures can cause your body to shiver and your teeth to chatter, but did you know that it can also cause changes in your ears that lead to ringing in the ears, pain, dizziness, and even hearing loss? Learn more about the potential dangers to your hearing and how you can protect your hearing in cold weather.

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Topics: Hearing Education, Hearing Loss Prevention, hearing aids

Can Untreated Hearing Loss Cost More Than Hearing Aids?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

There’s no doubt about it, hearing aids are expensive. That’s part of the reason why only 1/3 of adults who could benefit from hearing aids actually use them1. But, a 2016 study from the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery suggests that the cost of untreated hearing loss may actually be more than cost of hearing aids.

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Topics: Hearing Benefit, Affordable Hearing Solution, Hearing Aid Discount, Hearing Education, Hearing Healthcare, hearing aid prices

Is the cost of hearing aids keeping you from getting treatment? Look for savings in your FSA or HSA account.

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Sep 6, 2018 2:14:41 PM

An estimated 15% of American adults have hearing loss, but less than one-third of those who could benefit from hearing aids actually use them, in part because of cost. It turns out that hearing loss left untreated has far-reaching health, emotional, and financial costs for individuals and society. But there are ways to find savings to treat hearing loss within your FSA and HSA healthcare spending accounts.

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Topics: schedule an appointment, Hearing Education, Affordable Hearing Aids, Untreated Hearing Loss, HSA, FSA, FSA/HSA Flex Spend Dollars, hearing aid price, Savings

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

Protect yourself from this job hazard

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Mar 7, 2018 11:17:00 AM

Question: What's one of the most common health issues in the workplace?
Answer: Hearing loss.

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Topics: manufacturing jobs, job hazard, hearing loss, NIHL, excessive noise exposure, noise exposure, what causes hearing loss, noise, loud noises, hearing loss causes, hearing protection, Hearing Education, construction, dB levels, decibel levels, occupational hearing loss, workplace hearing loss

6 quick tips for easy communication

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jan 22, 2018 9:10:00 AM

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

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Topics: Hearing Education, communication, Nonverbal Communication, Visual Communication, hearing loss

Hearing & the Holidays

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Dec 12, 2017 2:28:00 PM

From social isolation to tidings of joy

Do the approaching holidays fill you with feelings of joy…or dread? For individuals who can’t hear well, it’s often the latter. Some people even “drop out” of the holidays because they have so much trouble hearing conversation, especially in large, noisy gatherings.

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Topics: Hearing Education, Holidays and Hearing, hearing loss, family & friends

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