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How heart health and hearing loss are connected

A growing body of research is leading experts to believe that your hearing and your heart are closely connected.

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Ready to get your hearing tested? Here's why you may want to bring someone with you

The insights they share at your appointment may help you and your hearing care professional better customize your treatment plan.

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Hearing loss and aging: Your questions answered

It's normal to experience loss of hearing due to aging. While it can be hard to accept that hearing changes with age, knowing why it happens and what to do about it is an important first step to better hearing.

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Presbycusis: Understanding age-related hearing loss

Presbycusis can sneak up on you and affects your ability to hear. If left untreated, this form of age-related hearing loss can cause additional health problems such as anxiety, depression and social isolation.

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The impact of hearing loss on mental well-being

People with hearing loss are more likely to have several cognitive conditions that likely increase their need for medical care, a study shows. The good news? Hearing aids helped.

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The Super Bowl and hearing loss

The Super Bowl has several connections to hearing loss, including potential threats to hearing health and inspiring stories of success.

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Three steps for getting active with hearing health in the New Year

We’ve identified three easy steps to be proactive with hearing health this year — for you as well as for those you love.

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Air travel tips for people with hearing loss

Airlines often fall short when it comes to communicating with passengers who have hearing loss. Our air travel tips for people with hearing loss will help your trip go as smoothly as possible.

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Tips for traveling with hearing loss

When you have hearing loss, traveling with hearing aids can add unexpected challenges. Here are some tips to make your trip go smoother.

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How to troubleshoot common hearing aid problems

Before you take your hearing aid in for repair, check to see if you can fix the problem yourself.

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How an audiologist recommends the perfect hearing aids for you

Ears come in all shapes and sizes--and so do the various types of hearing aids. Your audiologist will make sure your hearing aids provide high-quality sound and are comfortable to wear.

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Five ways hearing aids can help you live longer

If you’re diagnosed with hearing loss and the prescription is hearing aids, start wearing them sooner rather than later. Here are five ways hearing aids can help you live better, for longer.

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How to make your holiday dinner hearing loss friendly

Tips and tricks to make your holiday dinner hearing friendly for guests who have hearing loss and wear hearing aids.

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Using hearing aids to your advantage during the holidays

The holiday season is short. Why miss a minute of the sounds you love most?

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Healthy Hearing’s quiet toy list 2018

Instead of opting for things that whistle, ding and toot for your loved ones, consider giving one of these items from the Healthy Hearing Quiet Toy List.

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Protect yourself from hearing hazards in your home

Even common household appliance decibel levels can be harmful to your hearing over time

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Don't let hearing loss take away the sounds of the season

The holidays are a time when people with untreated hearing loss miss out on a lot of the most wonderful seasonal sounds.

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The connection between diabetes and hearing loss

If you’re one of the more than 30 million Americans who has diabetes, you may want to keep a close watch on your hearing.

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How hearing loss treatment can help Alzheimer's patients

Hearing loss adds a layer of complication to a diagnosis of dementia. Treatment with hearing aids or ALDs can improve quality of life for adults with Alzheimer's and other dementias.

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The ABCs of how to read an audiogram

Do you know how to read an audiogram? Let Healthy Hearing teach you how to read and interpret the results of your hearing test so you can better understand your hearing loss.

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How to use headphones with hearing aids

With all of the different headphones on the market today, which ones work best with hearing aids? That all depends upon what type of hearing aids you wear.

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Hearing assistance dogs are changing lives

Some furry, four-legged friends are much more than housepets, providing service for individuals with a wide range of disabilities including those who are deaf or hard-of-hearing.

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The connection between hearing loss and cognitive decline

Does hearing loss cause cognitive impairment and dementia? And can you prevent or delay cognitive...

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October is Audiology Awareness Month

The American Academy of Audiology started Audiology Awareness Month in 2008 as a means of bringing awareness to hearing health and the importance of hearing protection.

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