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Working with Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss can pose a challenge for communication in any environment, but the effects on workplace performance can be particularly challenging. When we struggle to hear in a conversation with family, friends, or community members, it can cause frustration, embarrassment, and anxiety, indeed. However, communication …

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How Treating Hearing Loss Improves Your Relationships

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Our relationships require attention and effort to stay healthy. Just like our physical lives, our social and emotional lives need certain things to remain strong and vital. Although we might know this principle in the abstract, many of us take our closest relationships for granted. …

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Addressing Hearing Loss May Improve Care of Older Adults

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Recent reports have shown that older adults with untreated hearing loss are more likely to return to the hospital for additional visits. This simple fact has opened the door to a new line of questioning about the treatment of hearing impaired and hard-of-hearing adults. Regulations …

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Facts & Fictions about Hearing Loss

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Current estimates report that as many as 1.5 billion people in the world have hearing loss, amounting to roughly 20% of the global population. For a condition that affects so many people, it is remarkable that there are so many fictions about the condition that …

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Things People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

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Although hearing loss is very common, it is still a cause for confusion among many people. In the abstract, we know that hearing loss makes it difficult to hear what others have to say, but the confusion sets in when we try to understand how …

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Talking About Hearing Loss: Why Your Disclosure Method Matters

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Disclosing things about ourselves can be an uncomfortable, even anxiety-producing process. Without knowing how others will receive what we have to tell them, we can fear becoming vulnerable. Although our friends and family members might be our closest relationships, sometimes we also fear what they …

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All About Tinnitus

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If you or someone you know has tinnitus, then you are probably well acquainted with the condition of sound emerging from within the body. When a person has tinnitus, that sound is persistent, and it often takes the form of ringing or a high-pitched squeal. …