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Written by: Dr. Jamie Gilgren Communication is one of the most important aspects of our daily lives. Our ability to hear connects us to people, and when hearing loss is present, it can have an impact on our relationships. Hearing aids alone may not be enough to compensate for the communication difficulties people experience when hearing loss is present. Family members and friends of an individual… Read More
Written by: Dr. Jamie Gilgren The sense of hearing is our gateway to communication with everyone and everything in our environment. All too often, as hearing sensitivity decreases, so can quality of life. When we do not hear conversations clearly, we tend to start pulling away from activities and events that once were enjoyable. Almost 50 million Americans have hearing loss in at least one ear,… Read More
Written by: Dr. Brock Sturlaugson Imagine a man who has not used his legs in many months trying to run a marathon. More than likely, he will not win or even finish the race. Why? The muscles in his legs have atrophied — his legs aren’t conditioned to run, so they can’t complete the task. Imagine a woman who has ignored her hearing loss for… Read More
Written by: Dr. Jacki Reider Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America’s most widespread health concerns. Nearly 26 million people in the U.S. have diabetes, and about 36 million have hearing loss in one or both ears. The link between diabetes and hearing loss is becoming better understood with ongoing research. Individuals with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer from hearing loss as… Read More