Tag: hearing aids

3 Ways Hearing Aids Improve Mental Health

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Over 48 million Americans have hearing loss, but most people wait 7 years before seeking treatment! So it’s likely that you know someone—like a parent or grandparent—who may suffer from hearing loss. You may even have noticed the effect hearing loss can have on the health and relationships of people you love. Since May is Read More »

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Noise Induced Hearing Loss

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This is a guest post from TruHearing, which provides exclusive hearing aid discounts to VSP Vision Care members and their extended families. This article originally appeared here.   Are you already a victim of NIHL? You may not even know. We live in a noisy world, and extremely loud sounds as well as prolonged exposure to raised Read More »

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

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This is a guest post from TruHearing, which provides exclusive hearing aid discounts to VSP Vision Care members and their extended families. This article originally appeared here. Scientists have long suspected a link between diabetes and hearing loss, but not until recently has a study actually uncovered data to support that idea. The National Institute of Read More »

Hearing Aids: The Wearable Technology of the Future

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This is a guest post from James Gunter of TruHearing, a program exclusive to VSP Vision Care members. Over the last few years, we’ve seen a boom not just in smart technology but in the way that smartphone apps and wearable tech are improving our well being. For example, the FitBit and the Nike Fuelband Read More »

Do I Need Two Hearing Aids?

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This is a guest post from TruHearing written by Austin Singleton, AuD. Many of my patients struggle with the epic battle of cost vs. benefit when it comes to hearing aids. That’s why many of them ask, “Do I really need two hearing aids?” I try to help people consider when and why it’s important Read More »