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Hearing Loss is Associated with a 91% Increased Risk for Dementia

Have you been struggling to remember small details more and more often? As we age this is rather normal, however, if this seems to be chronic it could point towards the early stages of dementia. Dementia is a grouping of neurodegenerative conditions which affects two or more cognitive functions, such as social behavior, memory, or the ability to follow a sequence of directions such as a recipe. Over time your memories and sense of self...
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Why Are Your Ears Ringing?

Do you ever find yourself trying to relax at the end of a long day only to encounter a ringing in your ears? It can be hard to shake at night, interrupting your sleep and even following you into the next day. This inescapable ringing can cause chronic stress which increases symptoms, as well as making it difficult to concentrate on the task at hand during the day. If you’ve ever wondered what this ringing...
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Protect Your Hearing While Using Headphones

Do you like to listen to headphones? Well, you are not alone. According to a 2017 Statista survey, 87 percent of U.S. respondents use their headphones to listen to music. Whether it’s listening to music or podcasts on the go, talking on the phone, or watching TV at home, since the invention of the Sony Walkman in 1979, headphones have been all the rage. Headphones are a convenient way to listen to media without disturbing those around you....
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The Most Common Work-Related Injury in the US

Do you have a noisy job? You may love what you do, but it’s important to do it safely! The Center for Disease Control and Prevention reports that hearing loss is currently the most common workplace injury affecting 22 million people in the United States who work in environments where they are exposed to hazardous levels of noise daily. Noise Induced Hearing Loss One of the most common causes of hearing loss is caused by...
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