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Hearing But Not Understanding

By Donna | October 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

I was recently visiting with my cousin. She said she can hear just fine but in background noise she cannot understand most of the words. She was hearing but not understanding. This is typical of a high frequency hearing loss. Most people associate hearing loss with deafness. However, it is common for people to understand …

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Vitamin D Deficiency and Your Hearing

By Donna | February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

When we think about a vitamin D deficiency, osteoporosis comes to mind, which is a weakening of the bones. Vitamin D is important to our bone mineral density which helps prevent fractures and breaks. What we don’t think about when we think about bone health are the tiny bones in our ears. These three tiny …

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Hearing Loss Affects Millions of Americans

By Donna | February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Hearing Loss Affects Millions of Americans and Has Been Linked to Depression, Social Isolation, and Loss of Income It’s time to have your hearing checked, or to urge a loved one with signs of hearing loss to see a hearing care professional. Hearing loss affects approximately 36 million Americans and recent studies show that untreated …

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Blowing Your Nose Incorrectly Can Cause Trauma to Ears

By Donna | January 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Blowing your nose incorrectly can cause trauma to your ears. Especially in the winter months, with cold and flu season causing a stuffy or runny nose, you need to be careful about blowing your nose too much. It’s a simple thing that we often don’t think about, but this repetitive action can damage your ears. …

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Hearing Loss Can Make For a Frustrating Holiday Season – Communication Strategies Can Help

By Donna | November 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The sounds of the holidays; joyous music, lively conversation and family gatherings are a cherished part of every holiday season. But if a loved one has trouble hearing in crowded, noisy situations, or suffers any degree of hearing loss, the holidays may lose some of their luster. A person with hearing loss symptoms may have …

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Diabetes and Hearing Loss

By Donna | May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Washington, DC, March 18, 2014—Hearing loss is about twice as common in people with diabetes, so Accurate Hearing Systems is urging those with diabetes to get their hearing checked and to make it a routine part of the their diabetes care and management—all in recognition of American Diabetes Association Alert Day® on March 25. Anyone …

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10 Things you should know about Hearing loss

By Donna | May 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Accurate Hearing is encouraging adults of all ages to take a free, quick, and confidential online Hearing Check. Anyone can take the online survey to determine if they need a comprehensive hearing health professional. Nearly 40 million people in the United States today have hearing loss. Most of them are part of America’s current workforce. …

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Wearing a Hearing Aid For the First Time

By Donna | February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Most people new to hearing aids don’t know what to expect from them and can be nervous about wearing a hearing aid for the first time. Misconceptions and second-hand stories of bulky, whistling, old-fashioned analog devices continue to influence the way people think about all hearing aids. But hearing aids have changed dramatically from a …

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Where to Buy Hearing Aids

By Donna | February 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you consider where to buy hearing aids, keep in mind that they should provide a customized solution to fit your specific hearing loss and your unique lifestyle needs. Hearing aids are precision instruments that utilize advancing digital technology and there may be options you didn’t even know existed. This is why the Better Hearing …

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Foot Care

By Donna | August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Diabetes can be dangerous to your feet-even a small cut could have serious consequences. Diabetes may cause nerve damage that takes away the feeling in your feet. Diabetes may also reduce blood flow to the feet, making it harder to heal an injury or resist infection. Because of these problems, you might not notice a …

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