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Surprising Links to Hearing Loss

We all know that hearing loss affects many seniors. In fact, roughly half of seniors over the age of 75 have hearing loss. You also know that loud noises can damage hearing, and noise induced hearing loss causes hearing loss among adults, teens, and even children. However, there are a few surprising links to hearing loss that you might not know, and losing your hearing could happen in ways you weren’t expecting.   Pain Killers...
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A Link Between Hypertension & Hearing Loss

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, currently affects nearly 70 million adults in the United States. It can be a huge risk factor for stroke and heart disease, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in three adults suffer from high blood pressure.   What is Blood Pressure? Blood pressure is a measure of the force of blood against your blood vessel walls. When your blood pressure is taken, two...
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A Connection between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss has many causes, and you might be familiar with some of them. Everyone knows that exposure to extremely loud noise at work or during leisure activities will damage your hearing, and teens risk hearing loss from listening to music with their headphones on too high a volume, or attending excessively loud music concerts. It’s also common knowledge that hearing often deteriorates as people age. However, there are some causes of hearing loss that...
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November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Besides ringing in the holiday season, the month of November is “National Adopt A Senior Pet Month,” “National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month,” and “National Sweet Potato Awareness Month,” amongst others. While some monthlong observations of certain issues can seem somewhat light-hearted, there are others that are quite serious. November is also National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month and is meant to create awareness around the disease as the most common type of dementia that people can have....
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