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3 Ways Employers Can Support Employees’ Hearing Loss

Across the country, employers are seeking solutions to help employees with hearing loss. About 20 percent of Americans, or 48 million people, have some degree of hearing impairment. In the past, hearing problems were associated with older workers. Now, an increased number of younger employees are experiencing hearing loss. Given the growing number of employees … Read Full Article

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3 things to know about age-related hearing loss

Americans are living longer than ever before. Despite normal aches and pains, older adults report feeling more positive and satisfied about life than when they were younger. However, nearly 50 percent of older adults experience some degree of hearing loss. Although it’s not a life-threatening condition, here are three things to know about age-related hearing … Read Full Article

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Affordable Hearing Aid Device

Over 48 million Americans have hearing loss, reports the Center for Hearing and Communication. Hearing impairment can occur at any age, as evidenced by these statistics: 15 percent of children ages 6 to 19 have measurable hearing loss in at least one ear. Even mild hearing loss can cause a child to miss classroom discussions. … Read Full Article

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4 ways hearing loss can impact your life

Hearing loss affects Americans of all ages. In fact, over 20 percent, or 48 million people, have some degree of hearing loss. It’s estimated that 4 out of 5 people with hearing problems choose to ignore it. But hearing changes have far-reaching effects. Consider four ways hearing loss can impact your life: Safety issues – … Read Full Article

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4 Facts on How Hearing Loss Impacts Adult Relationships

Adults with hearing loss often believe the problem only affects their lives and daily activities. In reality, hearing problems also can negatively impact their relationships with a partner, family, friends and coworkers. Here are four facts to know: Americans impacted–Hearing Loss Association of America reports that 48 million Americans, or 20 percent of people, have … Read Full Article

5 Facts to Know About Hearing Loss, Benefits

Hearing loss affects millions of Americans, significantly impacting their work performance and relationships with friends and family. If hearing loss were considered a disability, it would rank among the highest impairments in the United States. Here are five facts to know about hearing loss and benefits. Impacts old and young adults – Many people believe … Read Full Article

Coping With Hearing Loss

Coping With Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can drastically change your daily living. Dining out with family and friends becomes uncomfortable as conversations seem muffled, participating in work meetings is challenging because it’s difficult to follow discussions, and attending sporting events or concerts makes it even worse. Often people with hearing loss end up withdrawing from life and those they … Read Full Article

6 Ways to Reduce Tinnitus or Ringing in Your Ears

6 Ways to Reduce Tinnitus or Ringing in Your Ears

Medical professionals describe tinnitus as a perception of noise in one or both ears, despite no external sound. Currently, there are no cures or prescription drugs available to treat tinnitus, but researchers have identified ways to help alleviate the symptoms: Magnesium – Scientists at the University of Leicester found eating foods high in magnesium, such … Read Full Article

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Understanding How Sensory Processing Disorder Affects Children

For children with sensory processing disorder (SPD), the world is too loud, bright and overwhelming. Typically, their senses are over- or understimulated by sound, touch, taste, sight and smell. About 5 to 15 percent of school-age children struggle with sensory issues. Health experts believe SPD is more prevalent in children than autism spectrum disorder and … Read Full Article

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