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Hearing Loss and Sex

We’ve often said that hearing loss can be a taboo subject for some people, because for some reason it carries a stigma. If that’s the case, then get ready for the true taboo subject, which is just another part of life that those suffering from hearing loss have to deal with—having sex with hearing loss.… […]

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CES Hearing Tech Review: What’s New for 2020

This year, like every year, we look to the Consumer Electronic Show (CES) for the latest in hearing aid technology. Over the past few years, hearing technology has grown into a distinct segment of CES, which usually focuses more on consumer-facing electronics than medical devices. This has been great to see, because it helps to… […]

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How to Extend the Life of Your Hearing Aids

For most of our patients, hearing aids are a significant investment. That means they have an interest in keeping them functional for as long as possible before having to upgrade to a new set. One question we hear pretty often is, “How can I keep my hearing aids working for as long as possible?” These… […]

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Saving Your Hearing in the Armed Forces

Repeated exposure to loud noise is one of the most reliable ways to end up with hearing loss. Typically, OSHA sets certain standards for how loud a workplace can be so that employees who work there on a daily basis won’t lose their hearing — there are such things as mandated level of hearing protection.… […]

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Applying for a Job for People with Hearing Loss

New hearing technologies have made it easier for those with hearing loss to be able to work in a typical environment. The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination against qualified employees with disabilities. Nonetheless, those with hearing loss do have some unique challenges when applying for a job. We hope these tips will help you… […]

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Severe Tinnitus and Suicidal Thoughts

Tinnitus is a truly strange auditory phenomenon. Usually a result of hearing loss, tinnitus manifests in a ringing noise that can be faint or loud, only there occasionally or frequently, in one ear or both. Based on its severity, people just ignore it, or they can seek treatment. Unfortunately, the best available treatment for tinnitus… […]

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