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Hearing Loss and MP3 players

Loud rock music contributed to hearing loss among baby boomers, but MP3 players are poised to make the problem much worse for the next generation.

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Not Grandpa's Hearing Aids

Back in the day, Grandpa needed a hearing aid -- war, hunting, and loud machinery had taken their toll. Most likely, his hearing aid was a big, beige "plug" in the ear. When he gave you a bear hug, you heard little whistles and buzzes. "What many of us remember is Grandpa always fiddling with his hearing aid," says Trisha L. Dibkey, MA, CCC-A, chief audiologist at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. "He was always turning it up and down, adjusting it so he could hear right -...

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I have hearing aids...but I still can't understand what people say!

When you have your hearing tested, we are looking for several things.  First we are looking to see if you have a hearing loss, meaning that you need more volume in order to hear the sounds that people with normal hearing can hear.

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Hearing Loss Accelerates Brain Function Decline

Hearing Loss Accelerates Brain Function Decline in Older Adults Older adults with hearing loss are more likely to develop problems thinking and remembering than older adults whose hearing is normal, according to a new study by hearing experts at Johns Hopkins. 

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Why Are Hearing Aids Expensive?

Hearing aids today are digital, meaning they have a small computer chip inside the aid.  These chips are designed by engineers who precisely calibrate the aids with different technological programs.  The more features and memory the device has the more expensive the hearing aids become.  The computer chip can come housed inside any style of hearing aid such http://mccollumhearingcenter.com/digital-hearing/styles/

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Hearing and relationships

We as human beings are social creatures by nature that need other people to go through life and share ideas/thoughts with. Family and friends play an important part in our lives, as they provide an environment in which we feel secure and understood. To be understood and function with those in our environment we need to be able to communicate properly, meaning we need to be heard and hear what is being said in return. Sometimes this communication is disrupted by a loss of hearing?

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Can Obesity Cause Hearing Loss?

According to a study in the American Journal of Medicine, packing some extra pounds around the middle may be linked to some types of hearing loss.

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Staying Healthy this Flu Season

No one likes getting the flu or catching a nasty cold. Luckily, most of the time these illnesses pass without causing complications. Sometimes, however, the flu or a cold may  cause hearing loss.

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