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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

In Communication, Family & Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Research by Paula Castanon

Our senses allow us to engage and perceive the world around us. We rely on them to communicate, interact with others and engage in activities that form the foundation of a life well-lived. As social animals, we know that our relationships on every level impact the quality of our lives. We need to bond with …

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Hearing Loss and Listening Fatigue

In Fatigue, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Paula Castanon

Caring for your mental health can mean a lot of things. Perhaps we seldom think of how our mental health and hearing health are connected, but they are indeed. A busy work schedule and an active social life can have your brain feeling exhausted at the end of some days. If you feel more exhausted …

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Hearing Aids Can Improve Your Sense of Balance

In Balance, Health, Hearing Aids Category, Hearing Health, Overall Health by Paula Castanon

Hearing aids are commonly thought of as helping with hearing loss and some symptoms of tinnitus, but could they also help with balance issues. According to the NIDCD, in 2008 roughly 33 million American adults, or 15% of the population, had a balance or dizziness problem. While balance can be impacting by certain health conditions …

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All About Hearing Protection

In Hearing Health, Hearing Protection by Paula Castanon

Loud noise can be very damaging to your hearing, whether it’s a loud burst or years of prolonged exposure. This is commonly called noise induce hearing loss. Sounds are measured in decibels, and those exceeding 85 decibels can seriously damage your hearing.  The worst part is, once the damage is done it is permanent. The …

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Can Hearing Aids Be “Stylish”?

In Hearing Aids Category by Paula Castanon

Hearing aids, unlike glasses, are not known to be fashion-forward or stylish, but that just might be a thing of the past! Because hearing loss is becoming a more recognized, prevalent health condition, an entire industry dedicated to better hearing devices is now flourishing and taking consumer feedback for aesthetics and technology. Technological advances now …

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Improving Communication with Your Family

In Communication by Paula Castanon

When one person in the family suffers from hearing loss its effects ripple out to everyone and radiates through to all levels of communication. It can be more than just challenging at times and can increase frustrations and create unforeseen stumbling blocks. However, when everyone is in agreement to approach the situation with techniques to …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

In Uncategorized by Paula Castanon

September has been designated as a month dedicated to raising the public awareness of Alzheimer’s disease. Make September a month of empowerment through education and information. At All Ear Doctors, we are concerned primarily with the link between hearing loss and dementia – and Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Understanding Alzheimer’s …