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Noise Pollution in US National Parks
Lifestyle

Noise Pollution in US National Parks

National parks in the US serve conservatory purposes and are also a pleasant getaway into nature for people. Their natural and semi-natural design is a state declared asset that supposedly characterizes tranquility; a place where people would hope to relax their ears and experience peace and quietness. Unfortunately, the noise pollution in the US has pervaded these protected areas as well and any possibility of serenity in national parks is overcome by sounds of honking cars and other human related noise. The disastrous consequences have emerged in the form of health problems in many people, in which hearing loss is

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All About Assistive Listening Devices
Assistive Listening Devices

All About Assistive Listening Devices

If hearing loss is left untreated, it can have an impact on the normal life of a human being. People who experience hearing loss have a hard time carrying out their day to day activities. Hearing loss affects people in the following three ways: Social life When talking about social life, we are basically referring to interaction with others. People with hearing problems tend to find it difficult communicating with other people. This is because they cannot hear properly and some people in the community might find them rude and withdraw from them. Emotionally People who are having hearing issues

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Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus
Tinnitus

Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus

Tinnitus is not just a simple ringing of the ears for some people. It can be a symptom of a more serious disease. With tinnitus, you hear a ringing, a buzzing or a humming sound when there is no noise present. It is not a typical hearing problem and is often considered neurological, or is a symptom caused by a disease such as high blood pressure or other medical conditions. Nearly 50 million Americans experienced the problem, so it is a condition that is not imaginary and should be addressed. For some people, the condition is so severe that it

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Hearing Aids Support Your Active Lifestyle
Hearing Aids

Hearing Aids Support Your Active Lifestyle

If you have been diagnosed with hearing loss but are afraid of what that may mean for your active lifestyle, there are new advances in hearing aid technology that could be right for you. Along with Bluetooth wireless technology, some hearing aids are manufactured more durably and some are even water resistant. Hearing loss may be a normal part of aging, but it does not mean you should stop being social. It is important to maintain your quality of life while becoming familiar with your new hearing aids. Hearing aid users also report that their quality of life has improved

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