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Preparing for Emergencies with Hearing Aids

In Hearing Health by audseo

Here in Florida, we are used to heavy thunderstorms, changeable coastal weather, and hurricane season. No matter the time of year, there are always natural disasters to pay attention to. If it can happen then a day may come where it just might and it’s important to be prepared for whatever comes your way. As such, as a hearing aid …

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Understanding the Degrees of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by audseo

Do you suspect you have a hearing loss? If you do, you are not alone. It’s estimated that at least 48 million people in the US alone have some degree of hearing loss. However, understanding the degree of your hearing loss is important. It allows us to find the best solution to help you hear. You can find out the …

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A Link Between Hearing Loss and Rheumatoid Arthritis

In Health, Hearing Health, Research, Signs & Symptoms by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Everyone knows that loud noise can damage your ears. However, there are lesser known causes of hearing loss that may surprise you. Some of these may include exposure to environmental toxins, certain medication, and smoking. However, did you know that rheumatoid arthritis has also been linked to hearing loss? What is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an inflammatory disease …

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Growing Evidence that Noise is Bad for Your Health

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Noise, Research by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

It seems that the sounds of this modern world just keep getting harder and harder to escape. When was the last time that you could say you were truly free of the sounds of cars driving down the road, planes flying overhead, and the sounds of electronics buzzing? With the ever-increasing usability and accessibility of industry and technology, we are …

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Taking care of your hearing and vision slows cognitive decline by 50-75%

In Age Related Hearing Loss, Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

In the first year of our life our brain grow and develops by 50%. By the time we are 5 years old the brain is nearly 90% developed. However, it may come as a disappointment for many that the brain starts to decline as early as 45 years of age. If you are concerned about your cognitive health, it’s important …

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As an Invisible Condition, Hearing Loss Often Goes Ignored

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Do you struggle to hear in a crowd? Are you finding that you need the television turned up louder than the other people in your family and it’s leading to regular disagreements? If so, you are probably already suspecting and recognizing these instances as common signs of hearing loss. You may have suspected this for a while now and thought …

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All About Assistive Listening Devices

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Do you have hearing loss? While there is no cure, there are several treatments which help you hear. The most common method for treatment is hearing aids which are programed digitally based upon your hearing exam to amplify just the tones and sounds you struggle with. However, there are moments where assistive listening devices may be the best solution to …