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Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

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

You can have a lasting impact on your social outcomes by disclosing your hearing loss to friends or relatives. It is not always easy to ask for accommodation with a condition so sensitive, but according to a recent study of communication strategy on hearing loss, the benefits are extensive. Experts at Massachusetts Eye and Ear hospital interviewed 300 older people with …

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Veterans and Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss, Veterans by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

The two most common health conditions in the US for military veterans are tinnitus and hearing loss, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. If you are a military service member or are about to go on duty, get a hearing test from us first. If you’re a veteran, it’s important to get your hearing tested and treated and if you’re getting …

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Occupational Hearing Hazards

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Hearing loss affects millions of people throughout the world. Losing your hearing is more attributable to genetics, aging, illnesses, and damage to the eardrums that quite often involve loud noises. There three main types of hearing loss issues: i. Conductive hearing loss – Reduction in hearing. Most cases are temporary and are treated with hearing aids, surgery, or implants. ii. …

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Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Learning about hearing problems from noise is something that most people have little knowledge about. Noise pollution is all around us. Understanding how it can harm your ability to hear should be part of a healthy lifestyle. You want to keep yourself in great physical condition for as many years as possible. This includes being able to hear everything around …

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Tips for Driving with Hearing loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Driving can be stressful or relaxing, depending on your mood. Of course, it also depends on your abilities. Here we provide tips for safe driving with hearing loss. Get Your Hearing Tested First and foremost, it is important to see treatment with an audiologist. There are a lot of people who are not going to use their hearing aids because …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

This month, we look at Alzheimer’s disease, a cognitive disorder that affects many individuals but has origins that remain a mystery. World Alzheimer’s Month is a global campaign held by Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) every September to create awareness and combat the taboos around dementia. It has been an annual event since 2012, with the most important day falling on September 21st.  To mark …

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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Do you have hearing loss? If you’ve identified the signs of hearing loss, but are still hesitating, take a moment to learn about the benefits of treating hearing loss. You may think your hearing loss is no big deal, and that you can put off getting hearing aids for a few more years, but deciding to live with untreated hearing …

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Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Do you think you might have hearing loss? Have you been struggling to hear in several listening environments, or feel that your hearing just isn’t as sharp as it once was? Here are some of the most common signs of hearing loss. If you identify any of these signs in yourself or a loved one, it’s time to book a …