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Benefits of Hearing Aids

In Hearing Aids, Research by Dr. Randi Davis Yontz

Have you wondered if hearing aids could be right for you? If so, you are in good company. The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) gives a recent estimate of 48 million people in the U.S. living with hearing loss, the third most common health condition behind arthritis and heart disease. Popular culture and media might lead you to believe …

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Sensitivity to Sound as We Age

In Hearing Aids, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss by Dr. Randi Davis Yontz

Hearing loss is prevalent in people of all ages, from older adults, teenagers, teens to even children. Hearing loss, however, varies from person to person depending on their ear age, and scientists have been researching how our sensitivity to sound changes as we grow older. Younger and older adults have very different reactions to sound, which is why a noisy environment can be …

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September is World Alzheimer’s Month

In Dementia & Alzheimer's by Dr. Randi Davis Yontz

September is the month in which we recognize Alzheimer’s and its effects on our population. This month is dedicated to information, education, and awareness of the most prevalent form of dementia that affects an estimated 70 percent of dementia cases. 10 million new cases of dementia are reported every year and there are 50 million cases total based on estimates …

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Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss 

In Hearing Loss by Dr. Randi Davis Yontz

Have you recently noticed changes or issues with your hearing? The idea of living with hearing loss certainly isn’t fun, but confronting hearing issues when they arise is a key component to limiting the impact hearing loss can make on your life. In America, the mindset often presides that hearing loss isn’t a big deal and that the first indications …

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May is Better Hearing and Speech Month!

In Communication, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Mental Health, News, Research by Dr. Randi Davis Yontz

May is the month designated by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to promote the attention to the continual nurturing, protection and sustenance of our hearing from birth to our later years. Better Hearing and Speech Month is honored with a theme every year, and this May 2019, the theme is “Communication Across the Lifespan.” The main goal of Better Hearing …

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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment by Dr. Randi Davis Yontz

The latest figures by the World Health Organization suggest that nearly 50 million Americans currently suffer from hearing loss, making it the third most common health condition in the United States after heart disease and arthritis. According to The Hearing Health Foundation, there are more Americans living with hearing loss than those living with Parkinson’s, Epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, and Diabetes combined. …

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Celebrate World Hearing Day on March 3 by Checking Your Hearing!

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment, Hearing Testing, News by Dr. Randi Davis Yontz

World Hearing Day is soon approaching on March 3rd. The World Health Organization (WHO) first introduced World Hearing day back in 2007 as a global campaign on ear and hearing care that calls for action to address hearing loss. Each year the campaign has a different theme and 2019’s theme is Check You Hearing. This year WHO will draw attention …