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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 …

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Falls & Accidents are More Likely with Hearing Loss

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

Hearing loss is a condition that affects us in a variety of ways, with much of this also being mentally and emotionally. While many of us will be aware of the physical symptoms and causes of the condition, many of us may not realize that it can also be linked to balance disorders. The majority of this will be driven …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease by Jennifer G. Mayer, Au.D., CCC-A

September is dedicated to World Alzheimer’s Month, which means in this month, people take the time out to learn about and to raise awareness regarding this condition that affects nearly 500,000 people every year in the United States of America alone. It is also estimated that every 3 seconds someone in the world develops dementia. With this level of spread, …

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What is the Loudest Sound in the World?

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

You might not realize it, but the sounds you hear day in and day out could be affecting your hearing health far more than you think. Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) affects millions of Americans, but many don’t recognize the danger until their hearing has been damaged. Noise Induced Hearing Loss For anyone living in a big city, noise induced …

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When to Get New Hearing Aids

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

Have you been thinking about upgrading to a pair of new hearing aids? If you’ve had hearing aids for a while, you might be wondering when it’s time to get new devices. You’ve noticed that hearing aid technology has changed in recent years, and you think you may be happier with new devices. Below are some of our best suggestions …

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Sounds That Could Harm Your Hearing

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

Hearing loss is no joking matter, and a surprising number of sounds can damage your hearing. If you’ve been worried about your hearing health, or think you need to do more to protect your hearing, consider these sounds that could harm your hearing. Noise Induced Hearing Loss Hearing loss can be caused by several factors, including illness, injury, genetics, or …

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What to Ask During A Hearing Consultation

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

Have you decided to do the right thing for your hearing health and schedule a hearing test? That’s fantastic! If you’ve admitted that your hearing isn’t as sharp as it once was, and are ready to take the next step towards healthy hearing, we’re here to help! Before you visit us for your hearing consultation, take some time to think …

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Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss

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

Do you have hearing loss? Many Americans wait on average five to seven years before seeking treatment for their hearing loss! Part of the reason for this is that those with hearing loss may not realize their hearing has deteriorated. Hearing loss is often a gradual process, and you might not notice the day to day changes to your hearing …