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Is There a Connection Between Hearing Loss and High Blood Pressure?

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

Hearing loss and high blood pressure may seem unrelated at first glance. However, emerging research suggests a potential connection between these two health conditions. Let’s take a closer look at the link between hearing loss and high blood pressure, the underlying mechanisms, and the implications for your overall health and well-being. Understanding Hearing Loss and High Blood Pressure Hearing loss …

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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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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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What to Expect During a Hearing Test: A Comprehensive Guide

In Hearing Loss, Hearing Testing by Zach Kenealey, HIS

If you’ve scheduled a hearing test, you’re taking a significant step toward understanding your hearing health. This proactive approach can lead to improved communication and a better quality of life. In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through what to expect during a hearing test, preparing you for a journey to improved hearing. The Importance of a Hearing Test …

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Choosing Between Cochlear Implants and Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Welcome to the world of hearing solutions, where the choice between cochlear implants and hearing aids can make a profound difference in your journey to better hearing. Let’s explore the differences between cochlear implants and hearing aids to find out which option will match your hearing needs. Hearing Aids vs. Cochlear Implants Hearing aids are small, discreet devices that amplify …

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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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Current & Former Smokers May Be at Higher Risk for Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Smoking is a well-known risk factor for a range of health issues, including lung cancer, heart disease, and respiratory problems. However, recent studies have also revealed a concerning link between smoking and hearing loss. The following is a description of one of the physiological impacts that smoking has. The eustachian tube extends from the middle ear to the rear of …

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Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids FAQ

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Did you know that close to 2.5 billion people are predicted to have some kind of hearing disorder by 2050? Or that hearing disorders are among the most common sensory processing disorders, affecting more than 1 in 10 Americans. Though people of all ages can have hearing loss disorders, those between 60 and 70 years old are more likely to …

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Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood 

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

We are exposed to varying levels and types of noise on a daily basis. From alarm clocks, to the TV, cars honking, and noisy restaurants; we are constantly absorbing and processing noise. And some of this noise can actually be harmful for hearing, even contributing to noise induced hearing loss. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), 30 million people …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships   

In Better Speech & Hearing Month, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Zach Kenealey, HIS

Hearing loss affects daily life in a variety of ways. Hearing is a major way we communicate and navigate the everyday environments, interactions, and conversations. Hearing loss produces a range of symptoms that has multifaceted effects including taking a toll on relationships. It is important to know that not only is the person with hearing loss impacted but so are …