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Women’s Hearing Health: A Whole-Health Issue

In recent years, the physical, social, and health issues that women face in their daily lives have been making headlines. Campaigns like the Dove® Campaign for Real Beauty and the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women have been extremely successful at spreading awareness of women’s health issues. However, the impact hearing health has on women’s overall health and self-esteem has gone largely unrecognized. Healthy Hearing Is Happy Hearing Many with hearing loss choose not to engage in social activities because the stigma ... Read more

At What Age Should I Start Getting My Hearing Checked Regularly?

While aging is one of the leading causes of hearing loss, there are several other factors that may indicate it’s time to see your hearing care provider. All ages can be screened for hearing loss. Newborns are now routinely tested before they leave the hospital, and school-age children are screened at their schools or at their physicians’ offices. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, adults should be screened at least every decade through age 50 and at three-year intervals thereafter. Because hearing ... Read more