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How Noise Can Lead to Hearing Loss

Sounds are all around us. From the of birds chirping in the morning to the wind whispering through the trees, these types of sounds are soothing and relaxing in our everyday lives. Noise, on the other hand, can be quite detrimental to our hearing ability if we are unaware if its impacts. The National Institute on Deafness and Other communication Disorders (NIDCD) shows that 10 million Americans have already suffered irreversible hearing damage from noise,...
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Tips for Students with Hearing Loss

If you’re attending university or college this year, you have a lot on your plate. From attending lectures to getting papers handed in on time, to leaving room in your schedule for extracurriculars, campus life can be stressful. And if you’re struggling to hear, some aspects of university life might seem almost impossible. Here are a few tips to help you have a great semester whatever your level of hearing.   Accessing the Right Resources...
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Protecting Your Children from Hearing Loss at School

Just as it’s important to pay attention what your children are eating or drinking, it is equally important to be aware of the sounds they are exposed to on a regular basis. Noise-induced hearing loss can impact anyone of all ages, and is often preventable. Research shows that close to five million children in the U.S. suffer from this condition. As the school year has just begun, make sure your children are well protected from...
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Dealing with Noise Pollution in Your Neighborhood

A child screaming, a loud television, a blaring stereo, the vacuum cleaner, sound is everywhere. Birds chirping, the clacking of a computer keyboard and traffic, sounds are comforting – until they become too loud and irritating and then they are noise. Too much exposure, or too long of exposure to noise can be harmful. If you suspect you have hearing loss from noise exposure you should schedule an exam at Hearing Aid Specialists of the...
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