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Prioritize Better Hearing in the New Year!

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

As we age, most of us tend to begin incorporating health-focused intentions into our New Year’s resolutions. While our younger years might have been centered around building family or professional careers, what we probably want most in the future is ease and vibrancy as we get older.  Consider the role of healthy hearing in your current lifestyle and its importance …

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Monitoring Your Daily Exposure to Noise

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

In the many thousands upon thousands of years during which our ears evolved, loud noises were at a minimum. Our post-industrial lifestyle has become decidedly noisier. With the power of machinery and amplification, our ears can handle sounds our early ancestors never thought possible. It is truly the magnificence of our modern hearing system that manages to both hear a …

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Myths about Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Hearing loss is a condition that affects 15% of the US population or nearly 50 million people and is only expected to rise to 1 in 4 people if significant changes are not made on social and governmental levels. For instance, many people are afraid to admit they have hearing loss. They fear it stigmatizes them as old, or avoid …