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Protect Your Ears at Your Favorite Sporting Events

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss Prevention, Hearing Protection, Research, Tips and Tricks by Aaron Gingrich

Seattle Seahawk fans set a new world record for crowd noise in football in the summer of 2013, shouting their way to 136.6 decibels. A month later, the Kansas City Chiefs beat the record, producing a deafening 137.5 decibels of sound. The Chiefs’ official Twitter later account exclaimed: “BROKEN RECORD! #LoudandProud.” On Facebook, one Chiefs fan wrote,” Be LOUD AND …

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Improving Communication with Your Family

In Communiation, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Relationships, Tips and Tricks by Aaron Gingrich

Is your father or mother struggling to keep up with conversations? Do they ask you to repeat yourself often, or do they complain that you are always mumbling? Maybe when you call, they don’t always pick up the phone. While you can chalk it up to forgetfulness, it’s more likely that they didn’t even hear the telephone ringing. Another common …

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Earbuds and Your Hearing Health

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Causes, Hearing Loss Prevention, Research, Tips and Tricks by Aaron Gingrich

Many people are often looking for a little space just for themselves in this crowded and busy world. Some people turn to books, some play games on their mobile devices, but many more seem to be wearing earbuds and listening to loud music to find that escape. On subways and busses, at the gym, and out in public it is …

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Tips for Traveling with Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Tips and Tricks by Aaron Gingrich

Looking forward to an upcoming vacation? With or without hearing aids, traveling can be stressful. Keep in mind the following tips for traveling with hearing loss for your much-needed escape from the daily grind and get the most out of your journey! Your destination Location is everything, whether you are in a busy city or a beach town. Check if …