Healthy Hearing Report

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What questions should I ask before buying hearing aids?

Thinking about buying hearing aids, but not sure where to start? Seek professional advice in order to determine your level of hearing impairment and to be fitted with proper aids.

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Study links sudden hearing loss to stroke

In the summer, 2008, the American Heart Association published a recap of an extensive study that establishes a relationship between sudden sensorineural hearing loss, more easily...

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Can't Hear? Genetics, Age, Noise and Overall Health are to Blame

It seems like only yesterday that you could hear every whisper clear as a bell. But now, instead of enjoying the sound of music, you are suffering in the sound of...

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Presbycusis: Hearing Loss That's Age Related

Hearing loss that's age related is called presbycusis. Simple steps can be taken to prevent hearing loss from occurring, as well as treat hearing loss once it occurs.

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What Are The Primary Causes Of Hearing Loss?

Many different conditions can cause hearing loss and an appropriate hearing loss treatment often depends on its cause.

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Hearing Loss: What's Age Got To Do With It?

What we are about to tell you is not exactly breaking news (and it may not lift your spirits), but it merits to be repeated nevertheless: As we grow older, our hearing...

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May Is Better Hearing Month: Time to Look at Your Ears

It only rolls around once a year but May is Better Hearing Month ? a time for you to stop for a moment to consider the wonders of hearing and what life would be like if you...

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Natural Protection Against Hearing Loss

Exposure to loud noise is an ear buster. Scientists and researchers have long known that exposure to loud noise, especially over an extended period, will cause hearing loss. We...

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Hearing Aid Myths: How Times Have Changed

Indeed, how times have changed. But the myths associated with hearing loss and hearing aids tend to stick around even though research, science and technology have all come...

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Hearing Love: For Elephants it's All about Total Communication

When you think of love, when you think of solid, satisfying personal relationships, what's the first thing you think of? Elephants. No? Not elephants? Well, when it comes...

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MED-EL Launches Interactive "SoundScape" Educational Program

Free Rehabilitation Programs Expand BRIDGE to Better Communication  Durham, NC - (February 12, 2009) - MED-EL Corporation announced today that the company has launched a...

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Traumatic Hearing Loss: Now All War Wounds Are Visible

The night is as dark as pitch. The headlights of the armored Humvee are dimmed to draw less attention as the troops move through a small village on night patrol. The most...

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Temporary Hearing Loss and March Madness

College basketball fans across the US are gearing up for the excitement of March Madness, and the major league baseball season will soon be in full swing. Being involved in...

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Do hearing aids really improve sex life?

Hearing loss treatment with hearing aids has been found to improve many areas of quality of life, including improving one's sex life.

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Protecting Kids from Hearing Loss: A Matter of Top Priority

We all know that prolonged exposure to loud noise is harmful to our hearing, right? Many studies have come up with the same conclusion, and even World Health Organization is...

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Restaurant Background Noise Hearing Tips

If you are missing half of what is being said due to a noisy restaurant, here are some hearing tips to keep you in the conversation while out on the town.

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Vitamins Prevent Hearing Loss?

Mom was right. Vitamins are good for you. They help stave off disease by strengthening the body's immune system so, indeed, you're less likely to come down with the...

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Moose Antlers as Hearing Aids?

Moose, of the Bullwinkle variety, are known to have excellent hearing. They can pick up a mating call from up to two miles away. That's pretty good, don't you think?...

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Hearing a Love Call: What Digital Hearing Aids and Frogs Have in Common

Guy walks into a bar. The bartender says, ?Hey, you know you got two Chinese torrent frogs in your ears?? The patron looks at the bartender and says, ?Oh, these...

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Construction Workers and Hearing Loss - Going Deaf for a Living

  You see them everywhere - hardhats, safety-orange vests, steel-toed boots, protective eyewear - these are the men and women who build our homes and offices, build and...

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