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How does hearing loss impact your loved ones? Hearing loss is an inevitable part of aging. For adults over the age of 60, hearing loss is simply a condition that one must adapt to. From televisions that are too loud to having to repeat oneself multiple times in conversation, the reality is that the loved ones of those who suffer from

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Migraines can be debilitating. The pain, the nausea, and the flashes of light can leave you feeling helpless and overwhelmed and can last hours or even several days. Here's what you need to know about migraines and the link between migraines and hearing loss. What are migraines? Millions of Americans have experienced migraines, yet doctors are still unsure of exactly

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Contributed by Lisa Packer, staff writer, Healthy Hearing January 4, 2018 Imagine being near the end of your life and not being able to connect with your loved ones or hear your doctor’s recommendations for your care. You would probably feel lonely, frightened and perhaps depressed. But the unfortunate reality is that thousands of hospice patients experiencing hearing loss are

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The Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing recently announced a $75,000 grant from the UPS Foundation, which drives global corporate citizenship and philanthropic programs for UPS.  The grant will be used to help families with a child who is deaf find the resources they need for their child to learn to listen and speak. In

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People who experience hearing loss could be at greater risk of memory and thinking problems later in life than those without auditory issues, research suggests. The study focused on people who were at risk of Alzheimer’s disease, revealing that those who were diagnosed with hearing loss had a higher risk of “mild cognitive impairment” four years later. “It’s really not

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It was once thought that hearing loss in older women might be linked to loss of estrogen and progesterone following menopause and that hormone therapy might reduce that risk. Recent results from the Nurses' Health Study II indicate just the opposite — that late natural menopause and the use of oral hormone therapy are linked to a higher risk of

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Screening newborn babies who are in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) using a testing process called high-frequency tympanometry can help identify middle-ear problems earlier, according to newly published research from a local team of researchers. "If people cannot hear, we need to know if the problem is with the middle ear, inner ear or hearing nerve. Obviously, a baby

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