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Nutrients That Boost Your Hearing Health

In Uncategorized by Dr. Chris Lawson

Did you know that eating a healthy, well-balanced meal is not just good for your overall well-being but can also help sustain your sense of hearing? We tend to overlook one of our most important sensory organs when we think of our health. The following will provide you with insights and information regarding the importance of nutrition in your diet …

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Age-Related Hearing Loss is Often Untreated

In Uncategorized by Dr. Chris Lawson

Hearing loss is very common affecting approximately 48 million people in the U.S. and 477 million people worldwide. It is estimated that one third of Americans between ages 65 and 74 and almost half of those over age 75 live with hearing loss. While hearing loss is the third most chronic health condition facing seniors only 20% of people whose …

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Working with Hearing Loss

In Uncategorized by Dr. Chris Lawson

Hearing impairment is an invisible condition. In the workplace, it imposes many challenges for us to maintain our productivity and communicative abilities. The hurdles one has to face when living with hearing loss are surmountable. With the right approach, effective techniques and technology on our side we can overcome the hurdles. Assess your workspace Make sure that you are located …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

In Communication, Family and Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Hearing Tests by Dr. Chris Lawson

The modern world we live in today is a world of constant communication. Now more than ever it is so easy to contact most of your friends, family and coworkers at the touch of a button. The presence of smartphones and Internet virtually everywhere is rapidly changing how we communicate through text, memes, group chats and more. Information is everywhere …

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Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

In Family and Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Mental Health by Dr. Chris Lawson

If you are finding yourself asking people to repeat themselves or having trouble following conversations in a noisy environment with many people speaking at once you might not want to admit it but you are probably living with untreated hearing loss.  While no one wants to deal with hearing loss, not treating the condition can have far worse complications. Living …

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Treating Hearing Loss Helps You Stay Socially Connected

In Communication, Family and Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment by Dr. Chris Lawson

If you are finding yourself asking people to repeat themselves or having trouble following conversations in a noisy environment with many people speaking at once you might not want to admit it but you are probably living with untreated hearing loss.  While no one wants to deal with hearing loss, not treating the condition can have far worse complications. Living …

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The Benefits of Being Social for Older Americans

In Communication, Family and Relationships, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research by Dr. Chris Lawson

The thought of watching the television from the comfort of the sofa may be more attractive to many senior citizens than a stroll with a friend, or a movie night. For many reasons, keeping an active social life can also slip to the lowest of a senior citizen’s list of concerns. There may be mobility or health issues to consider, or …

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New Year’s Resolution: Get Your Hearing Tested

In Hearing Health, Hearing Tests by Dr. Chris Lawson

The new year is already here, and for many of us, that means a new list of lofty new years resolutions. Whether you want to work out more, follow a healthier diet, or start planning for that holiday, unfortunately the numbers say you’re not going to succeed in all of your year goals. But you might want to keep this one. …

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Going Digital with Your Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Technology by Dr. Chris Lawson

Alongside other technical advancements, hearing aids have made huge strides, making hearing technology better than ever before. Although analog hearing aids help many people with hearing loss, the real game-changer was when hearing aids went digital. Hearing aids have three core components: a microphone to capture sound signals, an amplifier to raise the volume and a receiver to deliver the sounds to your …