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How Treating Hearing Loss Helps Your Mental Health

In Hearing Loss, Mental Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Hearing loss is a pervasive medical condition with significant effects that are often overlooked. Over 48 million people (nearly 1 in 5) experience some degree of hearing loss. Reduced capacity to hear and process sound strains communication which impacts relationships, social life, and job performance.  As an invisible condition, hearing loss can be an isolating experience. Its range of symptoms …

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Q&A About Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Though hearing loss is one of the most common chronic conditions that people navigate in the U.S., it is often underdiagnosed. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), nearly 29 million adults could benefit from using hearing aids. There are numerous misconceptions about hearing loss that prevent people from addressing the symptoms they may be …

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5 Tips for a Successful Virtual Family Reunion 

In Communication, Tips & Tricks by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

More people are planning on connecting with loved ones virtually for the upcoming holidays. Like most social activities this year, many family reunions will be moving online as we continue to navigate the pandemic. Virtual gatherings can be a great way to spend quality time with others and don’t have to be any less festive! There are several ways you …