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Know Alzheimer’s Disease: Treat Hearing Loss in September during World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's, Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

Is there someone in your life who you feel is having trouble remembering times you’ve spent together in the past, or even how to do everyday tasks? In 2020, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimated that as many as 5.8 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease which means the odds that someone close to you is dealing with …

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Hearing Aid Styles

In Assistive listening devices, Hearing Aids, Hearing Technology by audseo

If you have just had a consultation with your audiologist and were prescribed hearing aids to treat your hearing loss, it is important to explore your options. During your hearing test, your audiologist determined your abilities to hear in particular ranges of sound. While the level of amplification you require will have some importance in terms of the options available …

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Certain Chemicals May Cause Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

According to recent research, one out of every four American workers has already experienced exposure to hazardous noise at least once.  But other dangers at work could also lead to hearing loss, namely chemicals. Employees who are exposed to hazardous chemicals can permanently impair their hearing. Exposure to excessive amounts of these compounds is characterized as ototoxic, meaning it can …

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How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact 

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

One of the most common health issues in the world is also one of the most under-treated. Hearing loss, which can negatively affect every aspect of a person’s life, from their family relationships to their earning power, often goes unrecognized and untreated.  The good news is that awareness about hearing issues is on the rise, and ways to treat hearing …

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Strange Causes of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by audseo

Most people understand that hearing loss can be caused by exposure to noise. The CDC reports that an estimated 12.5% of children and adolescents aged 6–19 years (approximately 5.2 million) and 17% of adults aged 20–69 years (approximately 26 million) have suffered permanent damage to their hearing from excessive exposure to noise. It is important to understand the amount of noise you are exposed to and protect your ears …

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Staying Safe with Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

While hearing loss is an issue that begins in the ears, its effects are far-reaching. Communication issues caused by hearing loss can cause alienation from loved ones, diminished confidence, chronic depression and loneliness. These issues can affect many aspects of life such as less likely to live an active life, to cognitive decline and a higher risk of dementia. However, …

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Healthy Habits to Protect Your Hearing

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

There are many factors that can damage your hearing. Knowing the threats to your hearing can help you to make healthier choices, which avoid the devastating side effects of hearing loss. The Dangers of Hearing Loss When you start to look at hearing and health, you may find that the two are more interconnected than you may first suspect. Commonly …

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Trouble Hearing in Noisy Places? Train Your Brain

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss by audseo

Have you been struggling to hear when you are out and about? Is it especially difficult to follow a conversation in noisy rooms and spaces, amongst multiple conversations or ambient noise? This is one of the most common and earliest signs that you may have an issue with your hearing.  Relearning to Hear First and foremost, it is important to …