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How to Protect Your Ears from Summer Noise Exposure

In Ear Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Summer brings exciting outdoor activities and events, from music festivals and concerts to fireworks displays and sporting events. While these experiences are enjoyable, they can also expose your ears to dangerously high noise levels, potentially leading to long-term hearing damage or loss. Here are some tips and strategies on how to safeguard your ears from summer noise exposure. Awareness is …

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Dive into Summer Water Sports with Water-Resistant Hearing Aids

In Ear Health, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Summer is a time for outdoor adventures and water sports. However, for individuals with hearing loss, participating in water activities can present a challenge, as traditional hearing aids are not designed to withstand water exposure. Thankfully, water-resistant hearing aids have revolutionized the way people with hearing loss can enjoy summertime fun. Benefits of Water-Resistant Hearing Aids New water-resistant hearing aids …

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Custom vs. Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids: Finding the Right Fit for Your Ears

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Research by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Looking for new hearing aids? You have a range of options to choose from! With advancements in technology and accessibility, individuals experiencing hearing loss have a wide array of choices, including both over-the-counter (OTC) and custom hearing aids. While OTC hearing aids offer convenience and affordability, custom hearing aids provide tailored solutions that prioritize comfort and effectiveness. Let’s explore the …

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Real Stories, Real Triumphs: Cochlear Implants Make All the Difference

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Today, let’s dive into some heart-touching stories that hit the right notes – stories of everyday folks whose lives changed thanks to cochlear implants. These aren’t just gadgets; cochlear implants have the power to give you access to a world of sound. Let’s meet some incredible people and find out how cochlear implants transformed their experiences. Steph’s Musical Revival Meet …

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Common Misconceptions About Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Overall Health by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Hearing aids are transformative devices that can significantly improve quality of life for individuals with hearing loss. Despite their proven efficacy, several myths and misconceptions surround hearing devices, leading to misunderstandings and potential hesitations among those who could benefit from them. Let’s walk through common misconceptions about hearing aids and look at the truths behind these remarkable devices. Myth: Only …

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Nourishing Your Hearing Health: The Vital Link Between Diet and Auditory Wellness

In Ear Health, Hearing Health, Overall Health by Zach Kenealey, HIS

When it comes to self-care, the role of diet in nurturing our overall well-being is undeniable. While we often associate a healthy diet with benefits like weight management and cardiovascular health, it’s time to tune into the connection between our dietary choices and hearing health. Let’s take a closer look at the nutrients that support optimal hearing and the impact …

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The Impact of Noise Pollution on Hearing Health

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

In our bustling modern world, where noise is an inevitable companion, we often underestimate the profound impact of noise pollution on our hearing health. Beyond the annoyance of honking horns, construction clamor, and blaring sirens lies a silent threat that can gradually erode our ability to hear and enjoy the sounds of life. It probably doesn’t surprise you that there’s …

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The Ringing, Buzzing, and Hissing: All About Tinnitus

In Hearing Health, Signs & Symptoms by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Do you have a ringing sound in your ears? Maybe it’s more of a buzzing, hissing, or whistling sound.  This noise is tinnitus. It can be an unwelcome companion, impacting your quality of life. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll uncover all there is to know about tinnitus – from its causes and types to coping strategies and treatment options. So, …

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Is Your Mood Connected to Hearing Loss?

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Mental Health by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Have you ever noticed that your mood can vary depending on how you’re feeling physically? It’s not uncommon for people to experience changes in their emotions when they’re sick or in pain. But did you know that there may be a connection between your mood and hearing loss? Recent research suggests that hearing loss can have a significant impact on …

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7 Healthy Hearing Habits

In Hearing Health, Tips & Tricks by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions that people experience today. Nearly 1 in 8 people have some degree of hearing loss! Rates of hearing loss are more than twice the rates of diabetes and cancer. This highlights the importance of prioritizing your hearing health which is integral to overall health and wellness. There are many healthy …