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Ask the Expert: What's it really like to start wearing hearing aids

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Nov 14, 2019 3:00:00 PM

 

In part three of our special “Ask the Expert” series, an Amplifon Hearing Health Care audiologist, Carrie Meyer, Au.D., answers a frequently-asked question related to hearing loss and hearing aids.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing care, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing test, hearing exam, hearing loss treatment, what to expect, Hearing Care Solutions, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare professional, hearing healthcare provider, success with hearing aids

Why a Hearing Test Should be Part of Your Diabetes Care Checklist

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Nov 6, 2019 12:34:39 PM

You’ve likely heard that diabetes is tied to hearing loss, which is why regular hearing screenings should be included in your diabetes care checklist.

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Topics: hearing, hearing care, ears, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing test, hearing exam, hearing loss treatment, hearing screenings, Comorbidities, Hearing Healthcare, schedule an appointment, obesity, lose weight, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare provider, Family member, Hearing Loss Prevention, Diabetes and Hearing Loss, Diabetes and hearing, hearing professional, exercise

Ask the Expert: What should I expect at my hearing care appointment?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 25, 2019 3:07:46 PM

 

 

In part two of our special “Ask the Expert” series, an Amplifon Hearing Health Care audiologist, Carrie Meyer, Au.D., answers a frequently-asked question related to hearing loss and hearing aids.

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Topics: hearing aids, hearing care, Tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing test, hearing exam, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare professional

Who do I see for my hearing difficulties?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM
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Having hearing difficulties? It’s time to see a professional, but do you see an Audiologist or ENT (Ear, Nose, and Throat) doctor?

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Topics: hearing, Loud, damage, hearing care, ears, Tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing appointment, hearing test, hearing exam, hearing loss treatment, hearing solutions, Hearing Care Solutions, hearing help, National Audiology Awareness Month, Audiologists, Hearing Healthcare, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, hearing healthcare professional, hearing healthcare provider, ear infections, ringing in ears, itchy ears, illness & disease, hearing professional, infections, dizziness, ENT

Ask the Expert: Why do I need to take care of my hearing loss now?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 4, 2019 9:53:00 AM

Every day at Amplifon Hearing Health Care, we get questions from consumers about hearing loss and hearing aids. In this series of special blog posts, one of our resident hearing health care experts, Carrie Meyer, Au.D., Director of Clinical Programs, answers some of the most frequently asked questions.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, insurance coverage, why you should address hearing loss, cognitive decline, schedule an appointment, FSA, HSA, Medicare Advantage, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Affordable Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss and Falls, 60-day trial period, dementia, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation

Meet our two in-house Audiologists!

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Oct 1, 2019 2:14:33 PM

Here at Amplifon Hearing Health Care, our goal is to restore the sounds of life to our members. One of our most valuable assets to meet that goal is our nationwide network of hearing health care providers who meet our strict credentialing requirements. Many of these professionals are Audiologists – individuals who’ve attained the pinnacle of their profession. In honor of October’s National Audiology Awareness Month, we are celebrating the incredible work of our audiologist partners and recognizing our two in-house Audiologists. Meet Thomas J. Tedeschi, Au.D., FNAP, our Chief of Audiology and Carrie Meyer, Au.D., our Director of Clinical Programs. The two of them have more than 70 years of combined experience. We sat down with Tom and Carrie to learn more about their passion for hearing health care.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, hearing loss treatment, cognitive decline, National Audiology Awareness Month, schedule an appointment, Hearing Loss and Falls

Sound Advice: Treat your hearing as a 'hub' for overall health

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 30, 2019 9:57:00 AM

When you think about your hearing, do you also think about diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, obesity, oral health issues, smoking, prescription drugs, social isolation, dementia, depression, injury-causing falls and accidents? You should, because all of these health-related issues are connected, in one way or another, to your hearing.

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Topics: hearing loss, stroke, Diabetes, oral hygiene, Comorbidities, schedule an appointment, obesity, depression, Untreated Hearing Loss, Cardiovascular Disease, smoking, Hearing Loss and Falls, ototoxic drugs, falls, dementia, Injury-Causing Falls, Social Isolation, High blood pressure

Can Hearing Loss Increase Your Risk of Falling?

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Aug 27, 2019 3:10:48 PM

One-fourth of Americans age 65+ will fall every year1. If you have hearing loss, your risk for falling greatly increases. In a study2 conducted at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Frank Lin assessed hearing and balance in seniors and found that those with even mild hearing loss were three times more likely to suffer from an accidental fall.

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Topics: hearing care, hearing loss, protect, hearing test, schedule an appointment, Hearing Loss and Falls, falls, Injury-Causing Falls

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

10 Signs You Should Get Your Child's Hearing Checked Before Going Back to School

Posted by Amplifon Hearing Health Care on Jul 25, 2019 11:00:00 AM
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It’s time for that crazy chaos of getting school supplies, first day outfits, and physicals – but should you add getting your child’s hearing checked to your To-Do list? Traditionally children are given hearing tests at school, but those are only health exams to determine if you need further testing.

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Topics: noise, hearing protection, hearing care, dangerous, hearing loss, children, protect, Children and Hearing Loss, Babies and Hearing Loss, hearing test, hearing exam, Diabetes, testing, excessive noise exposure, loud noises, schedule an appointment, hearing evaluation, Family member, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Loss in Children, noise exposure, ringing in ears, birth defects, social skills, relationships, self-esteem, environmental, Back to School, Earbuds, High blood pressure, school

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