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Hearing Loss Can Cause Listening Fatigue

Results from a recent study suggest that sustained speech-processing demands can lead to mental fatigue in persons with hearing loss. It is important to note that the use of clinically fit hearing aids may reduce listening effort and susceptibility to mental fatigue associated with sustained speech-processing demands. via PubMed – NCBI.

What Can Hearing Aids do for You?

A recent study theorized that by restoring the ability to communicate, hearing aids may help to increase social interactions, and in doing so, may slow down cognitive decline. via Hearing Aid Satisfaction Revisited : The Hearing Journal.

Hearing Loss a Genetic Cause Discovered

The absence of this molecule appears to be responsible for noise-induced hearing loss, one of the most common causes of hearing loss.  Medical News Today.

Is My Hearing Loss Inherited?

You remember your grandmother had trouble hearing.  Your dad needed hearing aids long before he got them.  And you know you’ve been saying, “What did you say.” more in the past year than ever before.  Is it possible you’ve inherited a hearing loss from someone in your family?  The answer is maybe. GENETIC VERSUS NON-GENETIC HEARING LOSS […]

Does Exercise Slow the Aging Process?

Middle age may be the most critical time to get the process rolling, at least by one common measure of cell aging. via The New York Times.

The Most Common Injury Among Veterans?

The most-widespread injury for veterans has been hearing loss. Among post-9/11 veterans, 414,000 have come home with hearing loss and tinnitus, or ringing in the ears.   War is Loud

Memorial Day

This Memorial Day we salute the men and women who served to protect our country.

How Many Gate Changes Does It Take To Trip Up A Traveler With Hearing Loss?

Tips for the hearing impaired on navigating airline travel. Huffington Post