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Iron Deficiency Could be Linked to Hearing Loss

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What causes hearing loss? At first the answer seems simple. Your parents have hearing loss from working for years in noisy environments without proper hearing protection, and your kids have hearing loss from all those loud concerts they attend on the weekends. But there are other, more hidden causes of hearing loss. Nearly 20% of Americans struggle to hear, and …

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Hearing Loss Could Lead to Mobility Issues

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Hearing Loss Could Lead to Mobility Issues Most people don’t think twice about running out to grab a coffee or a carton of milk. These daily errands are not a big deal for people with normal hearing, but for those with untreated hearing loss, it can become an obstacle. Our sense of hearing is always on, whether we realize it …

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How to Tell Others About Your Hearing Loss

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“It’s noisy in here.” “The wind is really strong.” “Your phone keeps breaking up and dropping your voice.” “Can you stop mumbling please?” We’ve all used these excuses before, and we’ve all learned that down the line, they really don’t do us any good. Admitting you have a hearing loss shouldn’t be embarrassing, but for many it is, and telling others that …