Give Yourself a Raise

Hearing loss is usually gradual and is first noticed by things like the TV volume turned up loud or frequently asking people to repeat themselves. The hearing difficulties lead to frequent miscommunication. In the workplace effective communication with coworkers and customers is crucial to the success of the organization. Quite frankly, poor hearing impacts our…

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Stress and Hearing Loss

Feeling Stressed?!?! April is National Stress Awareness Month – and as your hearing consultants we feel it’s only fitting that we should educate you on the impact hearing loss has on you stress levels. Anyone with hearing loss will tell you how stressful it can be to try to enjoy a social setting, and background…

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Hearing Loss and its Consequences

Hearing Loss is the third highest chronic disease state in the United States, following hypertension and arthritis yet  only 20% of those individuals who might benefit from treatment actually seek help. Most tend to delay treatment until they cannot communicate – even in the best of listening situations. On average, hearing aid users wait over…

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Diabetes Linked to Hearing Loss

While you can’t hear a blood glucose imbalance,  it can impact your ability to hear. An NIH study showed a strong and consistent link between hearing impairment and diabetes. In fact, if you’re diabetic, you’re 50% more likely than non-diabetics to have hearing loss. Pre-diabetics show a 30% greater prevalence of hearing loss compared to…

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Dangers of Untreated Hearing Loss

Do you suspect that you may be hard of hearing? Surprisingly the average person with hearing difficulties waits more than five years to see a health care professional about their hearing loss*. While hearing loss is not a life threatening condition, it does lower the overall quality of life for those suffering from it. There…

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