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Hidden Risk Factors Associated With Hearing Loss
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on December 15, 2015
Did you know that your hearing health has a direct effect on your overall health? Hearing loss can occur for a number of reasons. Some causes can be natural and others would surprise you. One of the most common causes of hearing loss is exposure to loud noises. Another reason is as people age, they may begin to lose their hearing as a result of the natural aging...
Patients Give Thanks, As Do We
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on November 13, 2015
Thanksgiving is a special time of year for all of us as we get to take a break from our busy schedules to share gratitude with those we are close to. Yet, at our practice we thrive off of thankfulness all year long. Very often do we receive notes of praise from happy patients that have been helped at our office. In turn, this inspires all of us to work harder and...
Hearing Loss and Diabetes
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on November 09, 2015
Diabetes and Hearing Loss Do you, or someone you know, have diabetes and hearing loss? It shouldn’t be surprising. A link between the two conditions has been recognized since the 1960s. And, in 2008, researchers found that diabetics were twice as likely to have hearing loss compared to their non-diabetic peers. Why the link? The exact causes are unknown....
Don't Let Hearing Loss Spook You
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on October 16, 2015
Far too often we learn about individuals that have put off seeking care for their hearing loss difficulties for several years. The biggest reason that most share for this delay is fear of admitting to having an impairment and signs of old age. Yet, both couldn't be further from the truth. This Halloween season we want to clear the air about those misconceptions to...
Happy Audiology Awareness Month
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on October 12, 2015
Happy Audiology Awareness Month In recognition of Audiology Awareness Month, Shea Hearing Aid Center wants to remind you to take care of your hearing by scheduling your annual hearing test. If you don’t already have a yearly hearing checkup, it’s a good idea to make it part of your annual health routine for many reasons, including: Hearing loss is...
Hearing Independence Goes Around the World
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on September 18, 2015
As a part of the NuEar network, helping others to reach their own potential for happiness and success through better hearing defines our shared mission of hearing independence. This mission has gone beyond a passion and has become our everyday purpose. Yet, did you know that several NuEar affiliates and staff members have been able to share this gist of hearing...
Alzheimer's and Hearing Loss
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on September 01, 2015
Hearing loss is now associated with many physical conditions, and in the last few years, it has been proven that hearing loss is connected with cognitive decline, Alzheimer’s and dementia. In honor of World Alzheimer’s Month, we wanted to take a closer look at how hearing loss and Alzheimer’s are connected. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and the...
The Sweet Sounds of Summer
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on August 14, 2015
Ahhh, summertime! No matter how young or old, summer is a season cherished by all. Whether it's going to the beach, ballpark, bar-b-ques or simply enjoying the weather, there is no shortage of fun to be had this time of year. Yet, have you ever considered how these events may be different without their simple sounds? No birds squawking at the beach, organs at the...
When Pigs Flew & NuEar's Patient-First Approach
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on July 17, 2015
As part of the NuEar nation-wide network of hearing professionals we were carefully selected to ensure dedication to a patient-first approach to hearing healthcare. All too often we hear stories about hearing practices aiming to see more patients each week by shortening appointments and omitting post-purchase counseling. We believe, however, this quantity over...
Communicating with the Deaf and Hearing Impaired in a Healthcare Environment
Posted by Guest Author - Michelle Friedman on July 10, 2015
This month’s blog is a piece by Michelle Friedman about tips for helping hearing practitioners communicate to those with hearing loss in the medical field. Friedman is mom to an adorable little boy who is hearing impaired, and serves as the Director of Marketing at an online medical scrubs retailer, Medical Scrubs Collection. The blog originally appeared on...
Wireless Hearing Aid Technology Explained
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on June 26, 2015
Lately there has been an increasing amount of buzz around wireless hearing aid technology, yet not everyone truly understands how this technology works and what benefits it can provide. Also, we are often asked how wireless compares to WiFi and if those two features work together with hearing aid technology. in this blog, we hope to clear the confusion so that all...
Hearing Health For Men
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on June 01, 2015
Hearing health issues and hearing loss affect men and women differently. June 15-21 is National Men’s Health Week, so we thought as a Father’s Day gift, we’d put together 6 things men should now about hearing health. 1. Hearing impairments are more common in men than in women. 2. Hearing loss can increase the risk for depression in adults,...
A New Approach to 'Normal' Hearing
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on May 15, 2015
Losing any of your senses is not an exciting realization to encounter and we understand. Whether it's losing your hearing or vision, it can be rather costly to restore daily functioning of either sense. For hearing loss, the month of May marks a special time of year as the journey to better hearing is celebrated in Better Hearing Month. Yet, while this is a very...
7 Startling Facts About Hearing Loss
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on May 04, 2015
More than 360 million people have disabling hearing loss, according to February 2013 research released by the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO). Unfortunately, a large majority of those who need hearing help do not receive it. In fact, only one out of every five people who could benefit from a hearing aid actually wear one (National Institute on...
The NuEar Pilgrimage for Better Hearing
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on April 10, 2015
How many times have you heard of someone moving from the sunny beaches of California to the arctic splendor of Minnesota? Probably not often, but for our hearing aid technology partner, NuEar, their northern migration path has helped us to become leaders in providing premium hearing care in the area. Learn how NuEar's humble beginnings have evolved into numerous...
Listen to the Sounds of Hearing Loss
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on March 13, 2015
There is an old saying: “You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.” The same rings true for someone experiencing untreated hearing loss. It’s hard to know what it sounds like, or feels like, to experience hearing loss. However it’s important to understand and...
The Importance of Hearing Aid Follow-up Care
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on February 13, 2015
Similar to when you break a bone and the doctor schedules you for therapy, we schedule you for follow-up care after receiving your first pair of hearing aids. Follow-up care is very important because every patient’s hearing is unique, so we need to ensure we are adjusting and modifying your hearing aids to fit your distinct and on-going needs. Quality...
Is Untreated Hearing Loss Really Worth Gambling Your Career?
Posted by Shea Hearing Aid Center on January 01, 2015
One out of ten full-time employees has a diagnosed hearing loss and another 30 percent suspect they might have a problem but have not received treatment. That means almost half of all full-time employees are experiencing either treated or untreated of hearing loss in the workplace. Hearing loss could be a result of conditions at home, at work or a combination of...
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