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Nutrients That Can Support Your Hearing Health

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“You are what you eat” is a popular saying but what does it even mean? Well, quite simply – If you eat good food, you will be healthy, if you eat bad food, you will be unhealthy. What is good and bad food anyhow?! Plants from the earth and the creatures which consume those plants are rich with nutrients, minerals, and vitamins. They support all sort of …

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Hearing Loss: Your Rights in Public Spaces

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Having hearing loss can feel lonely at times like the whole world is against you. Because you struggle to hear, conversations out in the world can leave you feeling isolated and this is not only with acquaintances but at home too. Even relationships with your family and significant other become strained leaving you feeling lonely even when the house is …

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Ear Infections & Hearing Loss

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Though hearing loss is often associated with aging or loud noise exposure, there are several other factors that can lead to its development. You may be surprised to learn that ear infections can also cause hearing loss. Specifically, ear infections can cause conductive hearing loss, a type of hearing loss that occurs in the middle ear. Fortunately, this type of …

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Can Hearing Loss Be Cured?   

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Hearing loss is one of the most pervasive health issues that people live with today. Over 48 million, or 1 in 6, people have some degree of hearing loss. Though hearing loss is a common medical condition, it is often undertreated. It takes an average of 7 years for people to address hearing loss symptoms. Contributing to this delay in …

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Connecting People | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

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Did you know that May is Better Hearing and Speech Month?If you haven’t heard of this campaign we are here to help you learn about it and why it can be valuable for your health. Organized by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Better Hearing and Speech Month is all about raising awareness about hearing loss – one of the most …

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Studies Show that Hearing Loss Can Worsen Tinnitus

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Tinnitus is the experience of hearing a specific sound in one or both ears when no external sound is actually present in your environment. This phantom-like noise is often described as a buzzing, ringing, clicking, or whooshing-like sound that can range in severity. Tinnitus can be experienced intermittently or chronically.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), …

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Do Rising Temperatures Affect Our Allergies?

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Allergies are among the most common health issues that people experience.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 50 million people experience allergies every year. Also, allergies impact an estimated 30% of adults and 40% of children in the United States. As the months are warming up and pollen count becomes higher, you may be …

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Healthy Habits to Protect Your Hearing

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Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic health conditions people experience today. Nearly 1 in 6 people have some degree of impaired hearing. Hearing loss affects a person’s capacity to absorb and process sound which produces various symptoms that strain communication – a critical way we navigate daily life. While some causes of hearing loss are not preventable, …

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Scientists Have Discovered The Protein That Enables Hearing And Balance

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Scientists at Harvard Medical School recently identified the protein that plays a critical role in hearing and maintaining balance: TMC1. This discovery illuminates more information about the process of hearing and paves the way for research into new therapies and treatments for hearing loss.    Understanding How Hearing Works It is helpful to first understand what scientists and hearing health …