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“Tinnitus itself is defined as a “ringing” or “buzzing” sound in the ears, according to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), “Some 30 million Americans have tinnitus and approximately 13 million Americans report tinnitus without hearing loss.

Tinnitus is a condition that has proven to be moderately to severely difficult to live with.  People do tend to downplay the severity of their tinnitus and consider it a mild inconvenience.


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Heat, humidity, and hearing aids are not a good mix. Honestly, heat and humidity can be challenging enough for most people without adding hearing aids to the mix. But it’s also important to remember that the help hearing aids give to those with hearing loss outweighs the extra effort needed to deal with heat, humidity and hearing aids.


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Acknowledging your hearing loss is the first step toward a healthier you. As a new hearing aid user, you probably know that hearing loss impacts more than just your hearing abilities. Because we hear with our brains, cognitive decline is common in those who have ignored hearing loss treatment. Untreated hearing loss has also been linked to hypertension and stress, anxiety attacks, headaches, gastrointestinal problems and more.


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Hearing aids are certainly small in size, but they pack a powerful punch, until a hearing aid needs repair. These small devices can seem easy to fix, but with their plethora of technology and small size, fixing hearing aids can be complicated and best left to the professionals. What we are going to look at today is, how you can tell if you need your hearing aids repaired.


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For people living with untreated hearing loss, it can already feel isolating in ‘regular’ daily life without the addition of social isolation. This is especially true for people aged 65+ who have retired and are living with moderate to severe untreated hearing loss.


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Tinnitus is a ringing or buzzing sound some people experience in their ears. Tinnitus severity can come and go and last for different amounts of time. People sometimes experience tinnitus when they are living with a high frequency hearing loss. Tinnitus can usually be managed with an appropriate hearing aid.


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Today, with hearing loss on the rise in both younger people and aging adults, it’s time for us as a society to recognize the impact of untreated hearing loss. A variety of scientific studies have been performed over the past decade and longer, which produced results proving that hearing aids keep your brain healthy and may protect against cognitive decline.


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