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Weather Preparedness Tips for People with Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss, Tips and Tricks by audseo

Winter months means lower temperatures, colder weather, and varying weather conditions. Inclement weather requires weather preparedness which helps people stay safe. Remaining aware of weather conditions and making sure you are prepared is important. Emergency conditions are often communicated through broadcasting systems like the TV or radio or through cell phone alerts. While this is helpful for some, this can …

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Tips for Cleaning Your Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Tips and Tricks by audseo

Hearing aids are an important investment in your health. These hearing instruments provide ample support for millions of people with hearing loss. Hearing aids, unlike other types of electronic devices, are exposed to various elements that can adversely impact them. This includes earwax, moisture, and dirt which can damage hearing aid components and reduce their performance. Regular cleaning and hearing …

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Meditation Could Help Alleviate Tinnitus

In Hearing Health, Tinnitus, Tips and Tricks by audseo

Do you find yourself staying up at night or distracted during the day due to a persistent buzz that just won’t quit?! This is tinnitus, a phantom sound in your ears with no external source. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that “nearly 15% of the general public — over 50 million Americans — experience some form of …

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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 …