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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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Keeping Your Hearing Aids Dry

In Hearing Aids by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Whether you are new to hearing aids or have been enjoying them for years, you may find that you rely on them every day to help you hear the people in your life and navigate your world with improved awareness. In just a short time it is amazing how fast you’ve come to look at these tiny state of the …

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Preventing Falls by Treating Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss, Overall Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

A regular fitness routine will almost always increase your health and vitality, but as we age it becomes more important than ever to stay fit. Regular cardiovascular and strength building exercise can increase muscles which help us stay balanced.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that “about 36 million falls are reported among older adults each year—resulting …

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Tips for Hearing Aid Maintenance

In Hearing Aids, Tips & Tricks by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Are you about to invest in new hearing aids? This is a big deal! It takes most people on average seven to ten years to invest in treatment from the time they suspect they have hearing loss. Still, only 16 percent of people who could benefit from hearing aids 12-69 years old have ever tried them. There are a lot …

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Tinnitus Habituation: How to Tune Out the Ringing in Your Ears

In Tinnitus by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Have you ever heard a ringing in your ears? Almost everyone at one point or another. However, when there is no escape from it, suddenly it can feel like torture. This phenomenon which seems to be coming from inside your head is called tinnitus. 50 million people report tinnitus in the US alone. Meanwhile 20 million report symptoms so severe …

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Hearing Aid Wearers Experience Less Fatigue & Increased Social Activity

In Hearing Aids, Mental Health by Dr. Jason Leyendecker

Not only is hearing loss frustrating but can be a very exhausting condition. For the estimated 48 million people in the United States affected by hearing loss, not only do they suffer from devastating communication issues, but the need to strain to fill in the blanks in conversation. No wonder, people with unaddressed hearing loss complain of fatigue! If you’ve …