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Recognizing the Signs: When to Consider Replacing Your Hearing Aids

In Audiologist, Hearing Aid Technology, Hearing Aids by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

Hearing aids have been a transformative solution for those with hearing loss, allowing them to regain a sense of connection with the world around them. However, like all technological devices, hearing aids have a limited lifespan and may eventually require replacement. Recognizing the signs that it’s time to replace your hearing aids is essential to ensure that you continue to …

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Nourishing Sound: Exploring Nutrients for Optimal Hearing Health

In Education, Overall Health by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

Your sense of hearing connects you with the world around you. As we age, however, our hearing abilities can decline due to various factors, including genetics, noise exposure, and lifestyle choices. While we cannot prevent all causes of hearing loss, emerging research suggests that certain nutrients might play a role in supporting and maintaining optimal hearing health.  Antioxidants: Safeguarding Against …

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Sensorineural Hearing Loss

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

Sensorineural Hearing Loss Sensorineural hearing loss is the third most common, chronic, health condition that older adults live with today. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD): 1 in 3 adults, ages 65-74, have some degree of hearing loss. This increases to half of all adults, 75 and older, who have disabling hearing loss. Though …

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Hearing Loss Among Millennials & Gen Z

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

Did you know that Millenials and Gen Z are becoming increasingly at risk of developing hearing loss? An estimated 10% of Millennials and 17% of Gen Z already have some degree of hearing loss in the U.S. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that over 1 billion people ages 12-35 are at high risk of developing hearing loss …

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Why People Avoid Treating Hearing Loss – and Why You Should Schedule a Hearing Test!

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

Over 48 million people have hearing loss but only 1 in 5 people will seek treatment for it. This means that millions of people live with untreated hearing loss, a medical condition that reduces capacity to hear and process speech as well as sound. This takes a toll on hearing and communication, essential ways we navigate daily life. Strained hearing …

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Strange Causes of Hearing Loss

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

Hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions that people experience today. Nearly 1 in 5 people have some degree of hearing loss, affecting over 48 million people. There are several factors that can cause hearing loss and some may even be surprising or unusual to you. People of all ages can experience hearing loss so learning more …

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Common Myths About Hearing Loss

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

Hearing loss is a common problem that affects millions of people worldwide. Unfortunately, there are many myths and misconceptions about hearing loss that can lead to people not getting the help they need. In this article, we will be examining some of the common myths and misconceptions surrounding hearing loss and providing helpful facts in order to dispel them so …

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Understanding Noise Induced Hearing Loss

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

Nearly 1 in 5 people have some degree of hearing loss, a medical condition that reduces capacity to hear and process speech as well as sound. A common cause of hearing loss is noise – something we all navigate on a daily basis. Over 30 million people are regularly exposed to hazardous noise levels highlighting the importance of protecting your …

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How Loud is Too Loud?

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

Did you know that loud noise is one of the most common causes of hearing loss? Noise induced hearing loss can be caused by one time or regular exposure to loud noise. You may be surprised to learn that many of us are actually exposed to hazardous noise levels that can damage our hearing. The World Health Organization estimates that …

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Difficulties with Communication Could Signal Hearing Loss

In Communication, Hearing Loss, Signs & Symptoms by Roselynn Gamboa Young, Au.D., CCC-A

Do you find yourself struggling to keep up with conversations in environments with background noise? Is following conversations in restaurants or at dinner parties challenging? These difficulties with communication could signal hearing loss, a medical condition that reduces capacity to hear and process speech as well as sound. Over 48 million people have hearing loss, making it one of the …