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Hearing Loss and Sleep

Hearing Loss and Sleep

By | Hearing Loss, Lifestyle & Leisure, Mental Health

Have you been finding it hard to sleep recently? It might be a problem with your ears. The relationship between sleep and hearing loss is a complicated issue for the nearly 40 million Americans out there with hearing loss, and your hearing loss may affect your sleep quality more than you know. For all the questions about hearing loss and sleep, perhaps the most intriguing one is this: Because hearing loss is generally associated with the inability to hear sounds, does hearing loss make it easier to sleep, or does the stress of hearing loss making it more difficult? We’ll…

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Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

By | Cognitive Health, Friends & Family, Hearing Aids, Lifestyle & Leisure

Can Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy? Noone in the world would turn down the chance to improve their quality of life. But that’s what people might be doing if they don’t treat their hearing loss. People who treat their hearing loss are happier, healthier and wealthier. People with hearing loss who don’t use hearing aids tend to be less happy and less healthy. And even less wealthy in some cases. This is the conclusion of a lengthy report titled “Hearing Loss – Numbers and Costs” by Professor Emerita Bridget Shield of the Brunel University in London, UK….

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Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life                     

Hearing Loss Could Restrict Mobility & Quality of Life                     

By | Friends & Family, Lifestyle & Leisure

Think about it: the way you hear is linked to almost all of your social behavior. From talking with good friends to navigating traffic on a busy street. Or enjoying a sports game, a concert or a movie, your hearing is front and center. It’s not a surprise that when you have problems hearing, many other facets of your life suffer. In fact, hearing loss has a big impact on your quality of life. The close relationship between isolation and loss of mobility proves how important hearing issues are and the importance of addressing them. Hearing and Your Social Life…

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Hearing Aids & Headphones

Hearing Aids & Headphones

By | Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Lifestyle & Leisure | No Comments

Did you know that you can use headphones even if you use hearing aids? Advances in headphone technologies and in hearing aid technologies have created ways to use them both at the same time—and to use your hearing aids as headphones. Different Types of Headphones There are generally three types of headphones that you can use if you are a hearing aid wearer. Bone conduction headphones do not make any contact with your ears. Instead, they sit in front of your them on your cheekbones. The transducers of bone conduction headphones send sound vibrations through your cheekbones to your cochlea,…

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