The Healthy Hearing Report

Our daily dose of original articles, news and interviews to keep you current about hearing health and hearing aids.

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Exercise responsibly: avoid sensorineural hearing loss

Exercising beyond your fitness level or in classes where the music is playing too loud can permanently damage your hearing.

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Exercise Helps Your Hearing

Studies show just a moderate amount of physical activity can protect your hearing health.

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Oral Health and Hearing Loss

If you don’t take care of your oral health, harmful mouth bacteria can enter your bloodstream and cause inflammation and narrowing of arteries and blood vessels – including those essential for hearing health in your ears and brain.

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Five habits that are harming your hearing health

Your hearing health may suffer if you don’t resolve to break these bad health habits this year.

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Hearing Loss in Children: Help Me Hear Foundation

Help Me Hear Foundation provides financial help for hearing aids and cochlear implants for children with hearing loss, when their families cannot otherwise afford to pay for these devices and services.

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Did Your Child's Toys Make the Naughty List?

Protect your children's hearing from noise-induced hearing loss this year by leaving these toys on store shelves.

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Gift Ideas for Individuals with Hearing Loss

Whether you’re looking for gifts to put under the tree or tuck in a stocking, we have suggestions for the hearing-impaired friends and family on your holiday gift list.

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Top five hearing aid tips for winter

Just a few adjustments in the way you use your hearing aids this season will help keep your ears healthy and your instruments operating effectively.

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Charity Seeks to Bring Education and Hearing to Deaf Youth

Global Foundation for Children with Hearing Loss seeks to provide professional teacher training and ensure hearing health programs are in place to help educate youth suffering from hearing loss and deafness around the world.

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How to Handle Family Gatherings with Hearing Loss

With a little advanced planning, family gatherings during the holiday season can be a joyful time for everyone, even individuals with hearing loss.

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Dogs for the Deaf Gives Awareness and More to Hearing-Impaired

Looking for a way to give back to those with hearing loss or deafness this holiday season? Dogs for the Deaf provides individuals with hearing loss and deafness not only a hearing dog to help make them more aware of their surroundings, but a companion animal to be by their side!

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Five Unexpected Ways to Lose Your Hearing

A variety of factors can cause hearing loss at any age and here are five you might not expect.

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Emergencies and Hearing Loss – How to Prepare

Emergencies are hard to predict, if you or a loved suffer from hearing loss or deafness, try planning ahead with these easy, but helpful tips!

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Oticon Intiga Claims Top Honors in Danish Design Award 2012

Oticon Intiga selected for two top honors in Danish Design Award 2012. Intiga described as being 'functional and elegant, in addition to the world's smallest wireless hearing aid with minimal power consumption.'

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Studies Show Links Between ADHD and Undiagnosed Hearing Loss

Studies find children with even mild forms of hearing loss are at risk for learning and other social, emotional, behavioral and self-image problems.

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What is the Difference Between Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants?

If hearing aids haven’t improved your ability to hear effectively, ask your hearing health professional if you’re a candidate for a cochlear implant.

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Protecting Your Hearing this Fall and Winter

Eating right and exercising regularly is an important part of hearing health, but that’s not the only way to protect your hearing this season.

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How is Hearing Loss Measured?

Hearing loss is measured by a professional during a comprehensive hearing evaluation. During the hearing evaluation, the ability to hear the loudness of specific tones is assessed.

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Rochester Claims Largest Deaf Population in Country

According to a survey generated by the U.S. Bureau of the Census, Rochester is noted to have the largest deaf and hard-of-hearing per capita population.

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Siemens Audiologist Helps Children of Guatemala

Siemens audiologists' faith in healing helps children of Guatemala.

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Studies show men are affected by hearing loss more than women

Studies show men are twice as likely to develop hearing loss due to environmental factors and regular use of pain relievers.

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Risk of Dementia and Alzheimer’s in Untreated Hearing Loss

Research indicates individuals with untreated hearing loss are more likely to develop dementia and Alzheimer’s.

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

If you have diabetes or discover you are prediabetic, be sure to have your hearing tested as part of your regular health screenings.

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Emotional effects linked to untreated hearing loss

Left untreated, hearing loss can have as much of a negative impact on your quality of life as it does your ability to hear and understand the world around you.

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