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What You Don’t Know About Pets and Hearing Aids

The majority of people in the United States have had a pet at some point. Some didn’t have pets until they were older, and others have had pets throughout their lives and cannot imagine living without an animal companion. Dogs keep us active by requiring exercise and care. Cats comfort us when we’re lonely – even their purring has been known to have healing effects. Pets can greatly benefit our health and emotions, and their benefits often become clearer as we age. Yes, pets are wonderful! They truly bless us. But then the day comes when you can’t find yourContinue reading “What You Don’t Know About Pets and Hearing Aids”

Could your hip implant be causing your hearing loss?

Over the years, metal hip replacements have been found to cause hearing loss, tinnitus, and balance issues. Though issues may not occur shortly after the replacement, after some wear or corrosion of the chrome or cobalt individuals may experience damage in the auditory system.[i] Even though the metal is localized in the hip, over time, small metal ions can travel into the blood stream and cause problems in other parts of the body, such as, the cardiovascular system, visual system, motor-sensory system, and the auditory system.[ii] In addition to these issues some patients also have issues with their psychological functionContinue reading “Could your hip implant be causing your hearing loss?”

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The Benefits of Regular Hearing Aid Use

Every new year is a new chapter in our lives—an opportunity to meet goals and self-improve. One of the ways you can improve this year is by using your hearing aids more regularly. If your hearing aid use is inconsistent, consider the following reasons why you should resolve to wear your hearing aids every day. To Increase Cognitive Function When individuals are fit with hearing aids for the first time, they often report that sounds are very loud. Their brains have become so accustomed to their mild hearing loss that normal hearing comes across as sharp and piercing. To adjustContinue reading “The Benefits of Regular Hearing Aid Use”

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