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The Sound of Health: How Exercise Impacts Hearing Health

In Hearing Health, Overall Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Hearing is a precious sense that connects us to the world around us. Yet, hearing loss is a pervasive issue, affecting millions of people worldwide. While genetics and aging are leading causes, emerging research suggests a strong connection between exercise and hearing health. As hearing professionals, it is our duty to explore the latest advancements in hearing loss prevention, diagnosis, …

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The Sound of Safety: How Treating Hearing Loss Reduces the Risks of Falls and Accidents

In Hearing Health, Noise by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Beyond the obvious effects on communication and quality of life, hearing loss plays a significant role in increasing the risks of falls and accidents among individuals of all ages. In this article, we will explore the intricate connection between hearing loss and safety, highlighting the latest advancements in hearing loss prevention, diagnosis, and management. Our goal is to underscore the …

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The Sound of Connection: How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Relationships

In Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

As an audiologist and hearing professional, I have witnessed the profound impact that hearing loss can have on individuals and their relationships. Hearing is not just about perceiving sound; it is a cornerstone of human connection. In this article, I will delve into the importance of treating hearing loss and how it can enhance various types of relationships. We will …

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The Profound Connection Between Hearing Health and Overall Well-being

In Hearing Health, Overall Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

As an audiologist, I have witnessed the transformative impact of hearing health on the lives of countless individuals. Beyond the simple act of hearing, our auditory system plays a crucial role in shaping our overall well-being.  The Hidden Implications of Hearing Loss Hearing loss is often seen as an isolated issue, but its effects reach far beyond just impaired hearing. …

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A Link between Hearing Loss & Cardiovascular Disease

In Hearing Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

We really can’t get by without a healthy heart. It is at the center of it all, making sure oxygenated blood is delivered to every part of our body.  It is no wonder that cardiovascular disease is one of the most common killers in the United States. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reports that “Heart disease is the …

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Why Pretending to Hear Doesn’t Help

In Hearing Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

In noisy or busy settings just about everyone pretends to hear what someone has said when they just can’t make it out. Sure, you could always stop the conversation to ask someone to repeat themselves, but often people choose to pretend to hear, for fear of seeming rude. For people with hearing loss, this can become a serious issue. It …

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Tired of Loud Restaurants? This App Can Help!

In Hearing Health, Noise by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

There truly is something heavenly about ordering out and having other people cook for you after a long day or simply just to celebrate. However, for those of us who love restaurants, it’s more than just that which we love. It’s the ambiance, the plating, the music and simply being out with family or friends. However, restaurants can be noisy …

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How a Heart-Healthy Diet Supports Better Hearing

In Hearing Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Now that the winter ice is thawing and spring is right around the corner many of us are looking to get out more and stay active. Along with regular exercise, many people are looking to shed pounds and get more fit. We support and celebrate people of all body types and sizes, but there is a serious epidemic in the …

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Celebrate World Hearing Day: Ear and Hearing Care for All! 

In Hearing Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

March 3rd is World Hearing Day! The World Health Organization (WHO) organizes this international campaign to encourage hearing loss treatment. Did you know that hearing loss is the third most common health issue that people experience in the United States? It is estimated that 1 in 5 people have some degree of impaired hearing, impacting over 48 million people. Though …