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All About Ototoxic Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by audseo

What Is Ototoxicity? Ototoxicity is a medical term that translates literally to ear poisoning. It is caused by exposure to certain medications and results in hearing loss, balance problems, or tinnitus, more commonly known as ringing in the ears. Ototoxicity is classified as a sensorineural type of hearing loss, which means that it occurs in the inner ear. What Causes …

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Weather Preparedness Tips for People with Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by audseo

While living with hearing loss can present many challenges, weather safety and preparedness is an often overlooked aspect until it’s too late. Because weather can change quickly, it is important to have a plan in place for different types of weather events. How to Prepare Let’s first consider how you get your general every day weather updates. Do you use …

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Understanding the Degrees of Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by audseo

Do you suspect you have a hearing loss? If you do, you are not alone. It’s estimated that at least 48 million people in the US alone have some degree of hearing loss. However, understanding the degree of your hearing loss is important. It allows us to find the best solution to help you hear. You can find out the …

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Growing Evidence that Noise is Bad for Your Health

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Noise, Research by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

It seems that the sounds of this modern world just keep getting harder and harder to escape. When was the last time that you could say you were truly free of the sounds of cars driving down the road, planes flying overhead, and the sounds of electronics buzzing? With the ever-increasing usability and accessibility of industry and technology, we are …

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Taking care of your hearing and vision slows cognitive decline by 50-75%

In Age Related Hearing Loss, Health, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

In the first year of our life our brain grow and develops by 50%. By the time we are 5 years old the brain is nearly 90% developed. However, it may come as a disappointment for many that the brain starts to decline as early as 45 years of age. If you are concerned about your cognitive health, it’s important …

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As an Invisible Condition, Hearing Loss Often Goes Ignored

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

Do you struggle to hear in a crowd? Are you finding that you need the television turned up louder than the other people in your family and it’s leading to regular disagreements? If so, you are probably already suspecting and recognizing these instances as common signs of hearing loss. You may have suspected this for a while now and thought …

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Tired of Loud Restaurants? This App Can Help.

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Robert Hooper Au.D.

We not only eat to sustain ourselves but to connect to others. Eating is often a social event, sharing food, recipes, and ideas. In fact, research from the University of Oxford shows that when people often share meals together, they are more likely they are to feel happy and satisfied with their lives. When the COVID 19 pandemic temporarily closed …