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How Does Hearing Loss Affect Your Speech?

According to experts, hearing loss is a progressive condition that can affect speech if left untreated. The truth is these speech interferences affect both parties engaged in a conversation. In other words, the person with hearing loss and the other individual listening will experience difficulty expressing or understanding some words. Here are a few examples […]

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How to Know if You’re Hard of Hearing or Going Deaf?

You may have concerns that you are going deaf or that you’re struggling to hear. If you think that being hard of hearing, impaired or deaf are all the same thing, it’s important to note that there are many differences between the terms. Deaf usually refers to a hearing loss that is so severe there […]

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Brain Awareness Week: How Your Brain and Hearing are Connected

This week is Brain Awareness Week. This global campaign, celebrated every March, aims to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research for people of all ages. As a supporter of BAW, we’d like to talk about the link that connects our brain and our hearing. While it’s been known that hearing […]

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Celebrate “National Protect Your Hearing Month”

Well, pumpkin season has arrived! We’ve transitioned our coffee drinks and desserts into everything pumpkin. But there’s more to October than just the cozy feeling of fall. During this month, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders raises awareness about hearing protection. As we wrap up this time of the year, we’d like […]

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Are You Damaging Your Own Hearing?

Every day, we’re exposed to different sounds. Whether it’s your favorite show on television, common household appliances like blenders and vacuums, or the usual city traffic – sounds can be dangerous when they’re too loud.  A recent CDC study stated that about 40 million Americans aged 20-69 suffer from hearing loss due to noise exposure¹. […]

Recognizing Hearing Loss Amongst Our Loved Ones

Recognizing Hearing Loss Amongst Our Loved Ones

The holidays are a great time to be around family and friends. We all gather together to celebrate love and create more memories. With the many parties that await us, some of us will have interactions with loved ones who we will suspect is suffering from hearing loss. Hearing loss can be debilitating and can […]