• Alzheimer’s & Hearing Loss

    Alzheimer’s & Hearing Loss: How Are They Related? June is National Alzheimer’s Month. Each year, people across the country join together to spread awareness about this degenerative brain disease that influences memory and other cognitive abilities….

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  • Can Better Hearing Beat Fatigue?

    Plenty of factors can contribute to fatigue, like lack of sleep or exercise. But did you know hearing loss also plays a role? It’s true, and has to do with “cognitive load.” Cognitive load refers to the amount of mental effort being used in the working memory:…

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  • The Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss

    Many people are aware that their hearing has deteriorated but are reluctant to seek help. Perhaps they don’t want to acknowledge the problem, are embarrassed, or believe that they can “get by” without using a hearing aid. And, unfortunately, too…

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  • Are You Taking Ototoxic Medications?

    Certain medications can damage the ear, resulting in hearing loss, ringing in the ear or balance disorders. These drugs are considered “ototoxic”. There are more than 200 known ototoxic medications (prescription and over-the-counter) on the market today….

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