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Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year's Resolutions!

Add an Annual Hearing Test To Your New Year’s Resolutions!

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A recent article looked at the most common new year’s resolutions, based on a survey of 2000 people. The results were not surprising. 71% wanted to diet or eat healthier, and 65% wanted to exercise more. It’s easy to make resolutions like these, but not always the easiest to keep them. But what if your likelihood of success could be improved by using hearing aids? If you have untreated hearing loss, this might not be such an outlandish assumption. Taking the simple step of addressing your hearing loss can have multiple health benefits, including making it easier to get out…

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Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss -- and Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test!

Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss — and Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test!

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If you’re thinking you have hearing loss, or a loved one has been telling you that you don’t seem to hear as well as you used to – you probably already KNOW you have hearing issues. Contact a Hearing Group office and get your test. No one likes bad news but think of it as just “news” and there’s a staff of caring professionals ready to make your “bad news” into a better lifestyle. You aren’t alone In the United States, hearing loss is the third most prevalent medical condition behind arthritis and heart disease. But many adults wait years…

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What to Expect at a Hearing Test

What to Expect at a Hearing Test

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Although a hearing test is nothing to worry about, it can cause some unease to walk in unprepared. Knowing what to expect will help you approach the test with an open mind and optimism about solutions. Consultation The first step will be a consultation with your hearing specialist at Hearing Group about your hearing history and any noise-related events that have come up in the recent past that might have affected your hearing. After discussing your family history, as well, you will schedule or begin your hearing test. Hearing Tests Hearing tests often take place in a soundproof room or…

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Encouraging a Loved One to Test Their Hearing

Encouraging a Loved One to Test Their Hearing

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We all know how frightening it can be to encounter a physical limitation, but no one should go through this process alone. Talking to your loved ones about hearing loss is a sensitive matter, but you might be bringing your family member or friend a great relief simply by talking about the possibility of hearing loss and making a plan to find treatment. Frustration Building Up? Don’t let the frustration build for too long. You may have noticed that your family member or friend hasn’t been able to participate in social events or even casual conversations like they used to….

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