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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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Facts & Fiction About Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Chris Lawson

There have been tremendous advancements by hearing aid manufacturers incorporating technology into smaller and more powerful models. There has also been cutting edge research done on hearing loss and why and how it occurs. At Evergreen Audiology, we pride ourselves on being a state-of-the-art practice with the patience and compassion to give individual the “personal touch.” Call today for a …

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Talking about Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

In Communication, Hearing Loss by Dr. Chris Lawson

How you talk about your hearing loss can greatly improve your overall communication patterns and help you feel much more integrated into your rich social life. It is sometimes surprising to learn that talking about your hearing loss to friends, loved ones, and co-workers can be quite difficult. Talking about you hearing loss can be even more difficult to discuss …

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All About Tinnitus

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Chris Lawson

Most of us have heard that ringing in our ears at some point in our lives. Whether it’s after a rock concert, a baseball game or a double shift at work, it can come up at any point. Fortunately for most, the ringing subsides after a short while. But what if it sticks around? That’s when you know you have …

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Veterans and Hearing Loss  

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Chris Lawson

When we talk about the health of our returning servicemen and women, it is imperative that we talk about hearing problems. The number one and two health conditions for military veterans in the US are tinnitus and hearing loss, according to Medical Centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Hearing loss and Tinnitus Let’s look at both conditions separately …

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Occupational Hearing Hazards

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Chris Lawson

Around 30 million individuals are subjected to dangerous noise in the workplace, according to the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Known as noise-induced hearing loss, it has for more than 25 years been one of the most commonly experienced occupational health issues in the US. If you are subjected to sound at 85 decibels for eight hours …

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Understanding Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Chris Lawson

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) can happen at any age and at any time. If you think your hearing is damaged, the first thing you should do is make an appointment at Evergreen Audiology Clinic and get a hearing evaluation. We’ve been serving the people of the Vancouver, WA area for more than 20 years and we treat each client like …