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The Path to Embracing Hearing Aids with Dignity

In hearing loss, Hearing Loss Treatment by flywheel

In the symphony of life, sound plays a pivotal role in orchestrating our daily experiences. However, for many individuals, the gradual loss of hearing can present unexpected challenges, requiring a delicate adjustment to a new reality. The journey to acceptance, particularly in embracing hearing aids, is a profound testament to resilience, strength, and the grace with which we navigate life’s …

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Navigating the Conversation: The Significance of Thoughtful Disclosure in Hearing Loss

In hearing loss by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

In the realm of audiology, one of the crucial moments for both professionals and individuals is the initial disclosure of hearing loss. The manner in which hearing professionals approach this conversation holds profound implications for the emotional well-being, social integration, and overall quality of life of those affected. In this article, we delve into the importance of disclosure methods, drawing …

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The Sound of Dreams: Understanding How Hearing Loss Impacts Dreaming

In hearing, hearing loss by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Hearing loss is an often underestimated and overlooked sensory impairment that affects millions of people around the world. It can significantly alter the way individuals perceive and engage with the auditory world, and it also has a lesser-known impact on one’s dreams. This article explores how and why people with hearing loss dream differently than those with normal hearing. We’ll …

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Empowering Workers with Hearing Loss: Tips, Rights, and Future Possibilities

In hearing, hearing loss by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Hearing loss is a prevalent sensory impairment that affects millions of people worldwide. As an audiologist and hearing professional, my mission is to provide valuable insights into the world of hearing loss, particularly in the context of the workplace. In this article, we will explore the latest advancements in hearing loss prevention, diagnosis, and management, all while emphasizing the importance …

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Empowering Individuals with Hearing Loss: How Virtual Assistants Revolutionize Communication

In Communication, hearing loss, Hearing Loss Treatment by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Living with hearing loss presents unique challenges, particularly in communication and accessing information. However, technological advancements have opened up new avenues of support. Virtual assistants, such as Siri, Alexa, and Google Assistant, have become invaluable tools, empowering individuals with hearing loss to overcome communication barriers and enhance their quality of life. In this article, we will explore the transformative role …

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Avoid These Common Excuses for Not Treating Hearing Loss!

In hearing loss by flywheel

When was the last time you’ve been in a large group? —if it’s been a while, it may be prudent to examine the factors which contribute to this. As we age it gets harder to stay social as health factors change affecting our mobility and are compounded by life changes such as retirement, the loss of a spouse, or geographic …

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Add Improved Hearing To Your New Year’s Health Goals!

In Hearing Health, hearing loss by flywheel

We can’t believe that 2023 is nearly here! So much continues to change and become possible that just ten years ago most of us could barely imagine. Perhaps we’ve retired, started a hobby, or began a new relationship that we simply can’t imagine living without. Another thing that may have progressed is our health. As we age it’s inevitable for …

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This November, Test Your Hearing in Honor of American Diabetes Month

In Hearing Health, hearing loss by flywheel

Each November, we set aside time to celebrate American Diabetes Month. This celebration is a great opportunity to remember the efforts of those who research diabetes, provide care to diabetes patients, and those who are triumphantly living with the disease. As we honor this month, we can also shift our attention to devote more resources to these causes, including research, …

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Studies Show Higher Rates of Hearing Loss for People with Diabetes

In Hearing Health, hearing loss by flywheel

When we look at two distinct conditions in the body, there might not be a clear relationship between them. Any individual body has many competing dynamics happening at the same time, making it difficult to understand how one part affects another. However, when we aggregate to the social level, we can see trends that connect one condition to another. Although …