Month: May 2017

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Studies Show that Hearing Loss is Connected to Other Health Conditions

Studies Show that Hearing Loss is Connected to Other Health Conditions Once upon a time, before people knew any better, they thought that hearing loss was simply a part of growing older-something not worth doing much about. They were wrong. Turns out, hearing loss isn’t fussy about age. More than half of us with hearing …

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Getting a Hearing Test Just May Help Your Heart, Says the Better Hearing Institute

Getting a Hearing Test Just May Help Your Heart, Says the Better Hearing Institute New research out of the University of Wisconsin in Madison has reconfirmed the link between hearing and cardiovascular health, suggesting that hearing loss may be an early sign of cardiovascular disease in seemingly healthy middle-aged people. The study also showed that …

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Is it safe to wear my hearing aids while gardening or mowing the lawn?

Is it safe to wear my hearing aids while gardening or mowing the lawn? I recommend using ear protection such as earmuff protectors or earplugs, when using any noisy equipment, including a lawn mower. However, if your hearing aids have built in noise reduction they will provide some level of noise protection while wearing them …

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