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The Impact of Noise on Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, News, Noise, Research by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

It’s common knowledge that loud noises are bad for your hearing – and that the world around us is growing louder. Understanding how noise-related hearing loss works is fundamental to protecting yourself and your hearing from harm. How Noise Related Hearing Loss Works Your hearing relies on tiny sensory mechanisms inside the inner ear to detect changes to pick up …

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Linking Hearing Loss and Alzheimer’s Disease

In Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease, Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Related Diseases, Mental Health, Research by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

September is World Alzheimer’s Month! Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) spends the entire month raising awareness about Alzheimer’s and other dementias, and reducing the stigma that surrounds Alzheimer’s. Did you know that Alzheimer’s Disease has been linked to Hearing loss? Numerous studies show that living with untreated hearing loss can increase your risk of developing dementia, and can lead to an …

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Understanding Sensorineural Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Research, Understanding Hearing Loss by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

As an invisible sense, hearing is one of those things we take for granted, until one day, we notice that something is amiss. The sooner we start paying attention to our hearing, the sooner we can act if we notice our hearing abilities begin to change. Today, we will focus on one major form of hearing loss: sensorineural hearing loss. …

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Hearing Loss & the Workplace

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Occupational Hearing Loss by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

The workplace has transformed in the last decades in many ways. Some of the protections that were desired but not guaranteed in the past now have strict legal parameters favoring workers. Workplace injury is now protected and compensated in ways it hasn’t been in labor history. However, too often rules on the books don’t translate into protections in practice at …

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10 Important Questions to Ask Your Audiologist

In Audiologist, Hearing Health, Tips & Tricks by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

As the third most common medical condition in the US, it’s no surprise that there is an abundance of information and research on hearing loss. Sorting through all of this information may overwhelm you, especially when you’re just beginning your journey to better hearing health. We have compiled 10 important questions for you to ask your audiologist as you get …

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The Benefits of Treating Hearing Loss

In Hearing Health, Hearing Loss, Hearing Loss Treatment by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

Living with untreated hearing loss is one of the worst decisions you can make for your overall health and wellbeing, as well as your hearing health. Being able to hear repairs communication, safeguards your job, keeps you safe, and gives you new levels of confidence you didn’t think would ever be possible. Better Speech and Hearing MonthMay is Better Speech …

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Healthy Habits to Protect Your Hearing

In Hearing Health, Hearing Protection, Lifestyle, Tips & Tricks by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

It’s never too early (or too late) to begin healthy hearing habits! There are many environmental factors that contribute to long-term hearing loss. While hearing loss of any kind cannot be fully repaired, we can do our best to minimize ongoing loss and to amplify the hearing we do have.The more you know about the sounds that negatively impact your …