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How Hearing Loss May Affect Your Job

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Janiece Dickenson, HIS

The new era of telecommunication brings with it new challenges for those with hearing loss and impairment. With the shift to remote work, learning, and socializing, our lives are increasingly lived while interfacing with screens and headphones, and the videoconferencing media environment can be disorienting for anyone.  Along with the increase in remote engagement comes a whole host of new …

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Link Between Stress and Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Janiece Dickenson, HIS

Stress seems to be a ubiquitous factor leading to nearly any health problem imaginable. This nebulous category is something that we have all experienced from time to time, but it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what happens in the body when we are stressed out.  Some of the statistics about stress suggest that there is a relationship with capitalist development; higher …

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Celebrate World Alzheimer’s Month with a Hearing Test!

In Hearing Health by Janiece Dickenson, HIS

With nearly 50 people million people experiencing Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, it is no surprise that researchers are fast at work trying to understand more about what causes these conditions, how they might be prevented, and if there is even a possibility of a cure or a way to slow down cognitive decline once it has begun. …

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How to Prevent Hearing Loss & Reduce Its Impact

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Janiece Dickenson, HIS

Losing your hearing can begin at any age. The number of Americans with the condition between 45 and 64 years has significantly increased since 1971, based on figures from the National Academy on Aging and Society. But much more often, it is in older adults: about 40 percent of America’s 20 million sufferers are 65 years old or older. Preventing …

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Healthy Habits to Protect Your Hearing

In Hearing Health by Janiece Dickenson, HIS

According to 2016 statistics from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD), 15 percent of all American adults report having some trouble hearing. That adds up to allot of people who struggle with hearing loss – that adds up to almost 38 million people over the age of 18. There are estimated 28 million people in the …