At Home Hearing Test

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If you discover your hearing is not as sharp as it once was, the discovery may not be cause for alarm. You see, as we grow older, our hearing spectrum deteriorates and we experience slight changes in frequency.  The method of measure is to take a hearing test. Have you noticed any difference in the…

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Weather Alerts for Deaf and Hearing Impaired Individuals

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For the hearing impaired, the tornado siren or severe weather alert may not be noticed in the middle of the night. Therefore, if you have an impairment, the recommendation is to stay weather vigilant during the threat of severe weather. The following methods can be used as an alert system: Midland Visual 18STR Strobe Light…

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Relaxation and Tinnitus

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If you suffer from Tinnitus, then you’re already aware of how to cope with the ringing during certain time, such as falling asleep. Did you know that with the help of some relaxation exercise that you may experience some relief? First, you should understand Tinnitus; which is the sensation of hearing intermittent or continuous ringing,…

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infographic for hearing

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Hearing loss can develop gradually, so it can often be difficult to see the signs of your own hearing impairment. The key to being able to identify and deal with hearing loss is understanding both the causes and the symptoms. To help achieve this, we’ve created the below infographic to reveal the truth about hearing…

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There’s an App for That?

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Our world now revolves in an endless cycle of communication and where people thrive on learning new skills. Learning how to be a more effective communicator includes learning new languages; American Sign Language (ASL) being one of them. Thankfully, app creators continue to develop and improve programs for all ages. We can conveniently learn on…

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After the Curtain Closes

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Have you ever been to a concert and experienced ringing (Tinnitus) in your ears afterward? Has the ringing continued into the next day or the following day? If so, imagine the effect on the musician who performs on a regular basis. Though most wear sound regulating devices, or monitors, the lasting effect of tinnitus could…

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Sounds you can’t hear can still hurt your ears

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A wind turbine, a roaring crowd at a football game, a jet engine running full throttle: Each of these things produces sound waves that are well below the frequencies humans can hear. But just because you can’t hear the low-frequency components of these sounds doesn’t mean they have no effect on your ears. Listening to…

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Caring for your hearing aid

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Keeping your hearing aid in good working condition is important, as it allows you to get the most from your device. Here are some guidelines to help you manage your hearing aids and batteries. Left and right Look for the red (right) and blue (left) markers that indicate which ear the device is designed for. Putting…

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What Parents Should Know About Hearing Loss: Pointers for Parents

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Parents have many questions and must make difficult decisions when their child is diagnosed with hearing loss. Children are not simply small adults – they are different in many respects, and their hearing loss must be evaluated and treated differently than would be the case for adults with similar hearing profiles. Parents who are knowledgeable…

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White, Pink or Brown: Which Noise Helps You Sleep Better?

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If you’re hoping to fall asleep faster, reach a deeper state of sleep or simply block out your irritating neighbors to get a full night’s rest, more noise could be the answer to your relaxation woes. Wait a second. Noise as a sleep-aid…really? Actually, not just any noise — colored noise. Read on to discover…

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