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Everyday Noises that Could Cause Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Noise by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

While age related hearing loss is the most common type, noise induced hearing loss is rapidly affecting more people of all ages. This is because noise can affect your hearing at any stage of your life. While it is commonly recognized that workplace exposure is a danger to hearing, many people overlook many of the other sources of noise which …

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Preparing for Emergencies with Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

As Minnesotans, we are used to snow and storms, but now and then a natural disaster comes along that we just aren’t prepared for.  Much of Minnesota is considered in the territory of “Tornado Alley,” where due to optimal conditions, tornadoes are quite common. It was only a little over ten years ago when Minnesota recorded the biggest tornado outbreak …

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October is Protect Your Hearing Month

In Hearing Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

The leaves are changing as October rolls into full swing. Along with the presence of pumpkins on doorsteps, and ghosts and ghouls on porches, October marks Protect Your Hearing Month. This National Campaign is led by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) to raise awareness and educate about the risk loud noise poses to our ears. …

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Tips for College Students with Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

If you live with hearing loss, you are probably used to taking extra steps to make sure you can communicate clearly. When you are open with yourself and others about your hearing loss you are setting yourself up for success. This could not be truer if you are in or about to attend college.  College is a huge opportunity to …