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Sounds That Could Harm Your Hearing

There are nearly six million people between the ages of 18 and 44 in the United States who are experiencing hearing loss. It is commonly understood that hearing loss only affects one thing: a person’s ability to hear. Scientists have spent a lot of time, energy, and resources documenting the other effects hearing loss has on a person’s entire wellbeing. …

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Preparing for a Hearing Aid Fitting

If you or your loved one has realized that hearing aids are the right step toward a better lifestyle, the greatest obstacle has already been overcome. Many people put off getting hearing aids for a number of reasons. Perhaps they feel that they can make do without them, are averse to the cost of aids, or fear acknowledging that they …

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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association has designated May as Better Hearing and Speech Month, and the theme for this year is “Communication Across the Lifespan.” At Rincalina Hearing Center, we think better hearing should be celebrated all year long and we are committed to helping you stay on the path to better hearing help. This month, we place a special emphasis …

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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can happen slowly making it an issue that doesn’t seem like a big problem – until, of course, it becomes one. Finding out that you have hearing loss isn’t an easy thing to face. Even though hearing loss is incredibly common, misinformation still proliferates about the best course of action for dealing with hearing loss. While 48 million …

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Recognizing the Signs of Hearing Loss

When you think ‘Hearing Loss’, you might think that it’s strictly a problem for older people. But the signs of hearing loss often reveal themselves a long time before your golden years. There is nothing stopping you from developing it at any age, and many do. According to the NIDCD, 26 million Americans age 20 to 69 have high-frequency hearing …