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Things Your Ears Reveal About Your Health
Ear Health

Things Your Ears Reveal About Your Health

Have you noticed any changes in the appearance of your ears? Has something started to bother you, or have you been feeling any pain or discomfort? You might not realize it, but your ears can actually tell you a lot about your health, and could reveal that something isn’t quite right in your body. Pay attention to your ears, and see what they have to tell you about your health.   Creased Earlobes Have you noticed any changes to the physical appearance of your ears? Have they changed color, or do you have any strange creases running diagonally across your

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Hearing Loss & an Increased Risk for Depression
Brain Health

Hearing Loss & an Increased Risk for Depression

If you’re struggling to hear, you might not think it’s a very big deal. You’ve decided you can use your good ear to compensate for the sounds you can’t hear, or that you can still communicate well enough to get by. However, your hearing loss will continue to get worse over time, and your ears aren’t the only thing that’s affected when you have hearing loss. In fact, straining to hear greatly increases your risk of depression.   Studying Hearing Loss and Depression For seniors with untreated hearing loss, the chances of developing depression are very high. A third of

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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!
Communication

May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

For anyone who’s struggling with tinnitus or hearing loss, we know that not being able to hear affects all aspects of your life. You can’t communicate clearly with loved ones, and hearing loss holds you back at school or at work. Sadly 2 in every 3 people who need hearing aids don’t seek treatment, but choose to continue living is an eerily quiet world. If you’ve been looking for some inspiration to take that first step in looking after your hearing health, here are some stories that inspire us.   American Speech Language Hearing Association For more than 90 years,

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The Different Types of Hearing Loss
Hearing Health

The Different Types of Hearing Loss

Have you noticed any recent changes to your hearing health? Do you think you might have hearing loss? Common signs of hearing loss include difficulty talking on the phone, struggling to follow conversations, or asking people to repeat themselves over and over again. You might turn up the volume of the TV, or miss the sound of the doorbell or stove alarm. If this sounds familiar, you probably have hearing loss. There are three types of hearing loss, and knowing what kind of hearing loss you have can help you find the perfect treatment to match your lifestyle and hearing

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