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5 Communication Tips to Ease the Effects of Hearing Loss

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Oct 3, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

One of the most noticeable effects of hearing loss is difficulty communicating. Since people depend on their hearing to communicate effectively with others, a loss of hearing can have quite the impact!

Communication can be made easier, however, if you follow these five tips.

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6 Ways to Learn about Hearing Disorders

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 28, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

You might be surprised to learn how common hearing disorders are. Hearing loss is the third-most common health problem in the U.S., but it’s not the only disorder. Hearing disorders can strike anyone. Almost every age group is affected.

With these facts in mind, it might be surprising there isn’t more awareness! In fact, it can be downright frustrating to deal with a hearing disorder because so many people are unaware of them, their prevalence, and how they affect the people living with them.

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Hearing Help: When to Test Your Hearing

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 26, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

Have you been wondering about your hearing? Perhaps you’ve noticed you need to turn the television up a little louder than you used to. Maybe you’ve been having a harder time hearing when you go out to dinner with friends. Maybe one of your friends needs a hearing aid, and you’re wondering about yourself.

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Famous Athletes with Hearing Loss

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

With the 2018 Winter Olympics on the not-so-distant horizon, it’s time to buff up on your athlete stats. Who is favored to win? Who will beat the odds? And most importantly to Associated Audiologists—who has beat hearing loss? It’s a surprising number of athletes over the ages, each with a unique and empowering story.

Their stories prove that hearing loss won’t impede your dreams. Today we’re partnering with Hearlink, to share the success stories of athletes who did not let hearing loss stand in the way of success. Let’s get started.

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When Is the Right Time to Talk to Your Doctor about Hearing Loss?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 14, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

It’s never easy to talk about hearing loss. Some people worry they’ve waited too long, or the doctor will deliver news they don’t want to receive. Others wonder if they’re starting the conversation too early.

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See an Expert to Diagnose and Treat Hearing Loss

 

If you had a tooth with a painful cavity, you wouldn’t try to fill it yourself; you’d go to a dentist. Likewise, if your leg was broken, you wouldn’t try to set the fracture yourself. You’d go to a hospital emergency room where you’d expect to see an orthopedic surgeon or an emergency room physician skilled in setting fractures.

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Audiologists Provide Expert Care

 

October is Audiology Awareness Month, a great time to bring awareness to what audiologists do, who we can help, and how.

First, what is an audiologist?

An audiologist is a degreed professional who specializes in the diagnosis and non-medical treatment of hearing loss, tinnitus and balance disorders.

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Act Now to Take Advantage of Year-End Hearing Health Savings

 

With 2017 nearly in the rearview mirror, it’s a great time to take stock of your medical expenses and investigate your hearing health care options. As you do, consider these three questions:

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The Top Signs of Hearing Loss

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Aug 11, 2017 11:45:00 AM

 

Hearing loss can be distressing for you and your loved ones. It’s normal for people to wonder about the health of their hearing especially if you notice concerns. Perhaps you don’t hear things quite as clearly as you once did. Maybe you find yourself turning up the volume on the TV or your phone so you can hear better. You may think to yourself, “Am I losing my hearing?”

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Do You Take the Risks of Hearing Loss Seriously?

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Jul 27, 2017 9:00:00 AM

 

Dealing with hearing loss has several associated side effects that impact all aspects of a person’s life. If you suspect you’re having hearing problems or you have a loved one whose hearing is diminishing, it’s important to get help. Hearing loss is a serious matter with a number of risks if left untreated. Find out more below.

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