Great Things to Hear in Cerritos This Spring

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Great Things to Hear in Cerritos This Spring

Spring is almost in the air, and there are plenty of fun and exciting things to do and hear this season. From jazzy fun performances at the esteemed Performance Arts Center to our city’s 60th birthday, you’ll surely find an event that is music to your ears. Check out this list of our favorites, we hope you enjoy them!   … Read More

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

Great Things to Hear in Cerritos in February

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Great Things to Hear in Cerritos in February

This February, there are a host of excellent events in or near Cerritos. Here at Fidelity Hearing Center, we’ve collected highlights of great things to hear in Cerritos this month.   The Producers, Cerritos Performance Center, February 12-13 The Producers is a musical based on comedian Mel Brooks’s Academy Award-winning film of the same name. The story follows a theatre producer … Read More

4 Reasons Gen-Xers and Millennials Need Hearing Protection

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4 Reasons Gen-Xers and Millennials Need Hearing Protection

Text neck. Near-sightedness. Difficulty with offline relationships. These are just a few complications of being a millennial (generally, people born between 1980 and 2000), due to the relationship to technology. But it’s not just millennials. Gen-Xers, born between 1960 and 1980, are also prone to a new set of health issues due to advances in technology. One major health issue … 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

Best Hearing Aids of 2015

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Best hearing aids of 2015

2015: Year of the Hearable Earlier this year, the magazine Entrepreneur dubbed 2015 the “Year of the Hearable.” While they were discussing the boom of wireless electronic devices and earbuds, they also referred to hearing aids as “hearables.” This year, hearing aid manufacturers released new and innovative hearing technology that increases accessibility for wearers. Also, technological advancements in hearing technology … Read More

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

Holiday Events in Cerritos

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holiday events in cerritos

The holidays are upon us! There are many festivities in and near Cerritos for the entire family, from marketplaces to performances. With so many wonderful things to see and hear in December, we thought you’d like to get a head start on your holiday plans. Here are our picks for holiday events around Cerritos. All of us at Fidelity Hearing Center … Read More

Is Hearing Loss Genetic?

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Is-Hearing-Loss-genetic

Is Hearing Loss Genetic? When subjecting hearing loss to the nature vs. nurture debate, we are left with the staggering reality that hearing loss may occur to anyone, at any age, regardless of genetics. Years of exposure to damaging volumes, beginning at a young age with earbuds blasting loud music to occupationally hazardous sounds, whether you are a dentist or … 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