Childhood Hearing Loss

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Childhood Hearing Loss

Statistics of Childhood Hearing Loss According to the American Speech Language Hearing Association, “the number of Americans with a hearing loss has evidentially doubled during the past 30 years.” For children in particular, the number has grown from 13.2 million in 1971 to 24.2 million in 1993. In more recent years, the number has grown. Healthy Hearing writes, “Unfortunately, hearing … Read More

The Link Between Hearing Loss & Depression

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Link Between Hearing Loss & Depression

Hearing Loss: A Common Condition In the United States, hearing loss is the third most common medical condition, trailing behind heart disease and arthritis. Hearing loss affects approximately 48 million Americans, which is 20% of the population. The incidents of hearing loss increase as we get older, with a third of people over the age of 65 experiencing some degree … Read More

Does the Hearing Loss Pill Actually Work?

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Does the hearing loss pill work

Does the Hearing Loss Pill Actually Work?   As consumers, we are both skeptical of and hopeful for a miracle pill that will cure all. Pills and potions for losing weight, mending heartbreak, increasing our strength, and so on. Every now and then, we hear reports of a pill that will cure hearing loss, though usually, the drugs involved were … Read More

Exploring a Career in the Hearing Care Profession

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While most of us keep up to date with our once-a-year physical, dental cleaning, and eye exam, we typically forget to give thought to the well-being of our hearing. And when our hearing does start to decline, it arises so slowly and gradually that we hardly notice and fail to do something about it. It’s this lack of interaction with … Read More