Resources for People with Hearing Loss

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Resources for People who are Hard of Hearing

Hearing loss may begin as an isolating condition. In the early stages of hearing loss, people may not be aware yet that they are experiencing symptoms of it. In fact, it takes people an average of seven years from the time they notice changes in their hearing until they decide to get a comprehensive hearing exam. If you believe you are … 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

Disconnections: Hearing Loss in the City

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disconnections by dr. trish adams

Disconnections: Hearing Loss in the City “Art is a lie that enables us to realize the truth,” Pablo Picasso said. The measure of great art lies in its ability to convey the specific experiences of being in a specific body at a specific time, which in the end connects us through universal human experiences. Across media, we turn to art … Read More

Five Simple Ways to Protect Your Hearing Before Age 30

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5 ways to protect your hearing while you are young

5 Ways to Protect Your Hearing Before Age 30   If you are between the ages of 12 and 35, here’s some bad news: 30% of you are more at risk for hearing loss than your counterparts in the 1980s and 1990s. In February 2015, the World Health Organization estimated that 1.1 billion teens and young adults, between the ages … Read More

What sounds are you missing?

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missing sounds because of hearing loss

The sounds you may miss due to untreated hearing loss Imagine you are in the dark woods with very low visibility – and you hear the crack of twig. For our early ancestors, hearing was one of the major senses crucial to survival. According to audio neurologist Seth Horowitz, hearing is the fastest of our senses, with our brains registering … Read More

Hearing Loops in Southern California

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Hearing Loops in Southern California

Hearing Loops in Southern California   If you have struggled with hearing loss, then you might have experienced some difficulty when attending public events at large venues. Major advancements in recent years have updated hearing aids with features that parallel contemporary digital technology. Perhaps the most innovative technology is the loop system in public venues, which provide the ability for … Read More

Great Things to Do (and hear) In and Around Cerritos, CA

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things to do in cerritos

This summer, southern California is abuzz with outdoor concerts and festivals, boasting a diversity of genres and performers. Having served patients in and around Cerritos for the past decade, Fidelity Hearing Center is excited for the performances close to home. We hope this guide will inspire you to explore the sounds of summer, from gospel to musicals to the golden … Read More