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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 …

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Building Connections | May is Better Hearing and Speech Month

In Communication, Hearing Loss by audseo

In 1927 The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) named the month of May as Better Hearing and Speech Month as a way to raise understanding and awareness for those with hearing and speech issues. While it is important to understand and self-diagnose and be compassionate to these communication issues year-round, BHSM is designed to inspire and instigate action and accommodation for …

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The Pros & Cons of Different Hearing Aid Types

In Hearing Aids by audseo

If it has been years since you first have suspected you’ve had a hearing loss and are just now making the leap to wearing them, then you are not alone! On average it takes people seven to ten years from the time they suspect they have a hearing loss to finally get treated. Now that you’ve had a hearing test …

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Sounds That Could Harm Your Hearing

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

It’s a noisy world out there. Even if you don’t live in a noisy neighborhood or working environment you may be surprised at all the noise you come into contact with every day. If you believe that a little noise can’t hurt you, nothing could be further from the truth. When noise becomes loud enough it can induce hearing loss …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Supports Your Brain

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

Many people think of hearing loss as an ear issue; however, your brain is just as affected. While we hear with our ears, we interpret this information once it is sent to our brain. If the sound never reaches our brain, then our mind is forced to process audio information with limited data. The brain is responsible for controlling the …

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How Exercise, Diet, Sleep, and Hearing Affect Brain Aging

In Diet, Health by audseo

Brain health is critical for the various functions that allow us to live and navigate life independently. Cognitive abilities including remembering, decision making, completing tasks, organizing etc. are essential to daily living. As people age there is a range of changes- physical and cognitive – that occur naturally. These changes can be accelerated by various medical conditions, unhealthy behaviors, and …

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Treating Sudden Hearing Loss 

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

Sudden hearing loss, also known as sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSHL) or sudden deafness, is the rapid decline of hearing ability. It is characterized by a quick loss of hearing that typically impacts one ear and happens either all at once or over the course of a few days. This differs from other forms of hearing loss which usually occur …

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March 3rd is World Hearing Day: Hearing Care for All!

In Hearing Health by audseo

World Hearing Day is a global campaign launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) to highlight the importance of hearing health. Invested in a call to action, World Hearing Day advocates for early intervention in treating hearing loss and greater awareness of its risk to overall health.  Hearing loss is a permanent medical condition that impacts all aspects of life. …

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Hearing Aids Can Help Single-Sided Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

Most of us hear binaurally, meaning we hear with two ears. This helps us locate the direction and proximity of sound as well as help us maintain our balance. While traditionally hearing aids are worn in both ears in rare cases hearing loss only affects one ear and not the other. This is known as unilateral hearing loss and can …

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The Role of Ears in the Balance System

In Hearing Loss by audseo

For most of us, it is not till we suffer from dizziness or vertigo that we may wonder how we stay balanced. When everything is going well, it is actually the brain, in cooperation with other parts of our body including eyes, joints, muscles, skin and the ears, which keeps us standing upright. The ears play a particularly important part …