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A Healthy Diet Can Lower the Risk of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

When we think about the possibility of hearing loss, many of us this it is inevitable. Indeed, our ears tend to lose their sensitivity to sound over the years, and most people in advanced years have some limitations to their prior hearing ability. Even though it is likely to lose hearing ability, that doesn’t mean that there’s nothing you can …

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

In Hearing Loss by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Happy New Year! The start of 2020 is an opportunity to reflect on the past and to look forward with optimism to the ways we can improve our lives. Yet, how many of us have made New Year’s resolutions that proved too difficult to keep. The most common resolutions have to do with health, so let’s take a look at …

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Weather Preparedness Tips for People with Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss, Tips & Tricks by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

A natural disaster can occur at any time. Some disasters give a warning, such as a storm preceding a flood. Others, such as earthquakes, give little or no warning. Once a disaster happens, the time to prepare is gone. The best way to cope with a natural disaster is to prepare by having a plan before it strikes. If you …

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Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

In Brain Health, Cognitive Health, Health, Hearing Loss, Mental Health by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Hearing loss is a very common condition that affects older adults. For adults between the ages of 65 and 74, one in three have at least some degree of hearing loss. Nearly half of everyone over the age of 75 suffers from hearing loss. Unfortunately, only a quarter of those who have hearing loss actually get hearing aids. Many of …

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Hearing Aids and Artificial Intelligence

In Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Millions of people all over the world suffer from hearing loss. When hearing loss is caused by damage to the inner ear, the condition can often be helped with hearing aids. Inner ear damage can’t be reversed, and this kind of hearing loss tends to be permanent. But hearing aids can help you regain a large amount of your ability …

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

In Travel by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Traveling can be one of the most effective ways to refuel your body and mind. It allows you to fully embrace relaxation in ways not even your own home allows for. For these reasons, a great traveling experience can result in you being the most energetic and productive person you have ever been. However, if you have a physical disadvantage …

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How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

In Hearing Loss Signs & Symptoms by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Finding work in the modern workplace is more and more difficult each year. Many people are competing for jobs in a wider age range than at any point in modern history. Because of this large amount of competition, employers can be pickier and discriminating in who they hire. Any reason they may be able to find to disqualify someone they …

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Hearing Aids Mitigate Cognitive Decline in Older People

In Cognitive Health by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Hearing loss is a dominant thing and it is increasing rapidly among people from all parts of the world. There are different reasons that can cause hearing loss. It can be caused due to an injury, internal damage in the ear, complications caused due to radiation and other things. It is important to know about hearing loss so it can …

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Hearing Aids Mitigate Cognitive Decline in Older People

In Cognitive Health by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Have you ever noticed when your ears are clogged your whole life seems to get in disarray? This has to do with the fact that your hearing is directly related to basically every action of your life. For instance, your cognitive abilities become a bit more challenging when your ears are not functioning properly. This means that you may have …

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Tips for Better Hearing in Noise

In Noise by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

Hearing loss is a condition that a large number of people will have to tolerate to some degree or another. There can be a variety of causes for the ailment, although this hasn’t meant that the impact of it can be any less severe. One of the larger factors that it can affect is being able to communicate with people …