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The Centers for Disease Control estimate that 15% of the general population suffers from some form of tinnitus. The word TINNITUS comes from the Latin word “tinnire” which means to ring or tinkle. Most commonly tinnitus is referred to as ringing in the ears. However, it can take many forms and it can also be described as buzzing, roaring, whistling,

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Successful Hearing Aid Use Requires an Adjustment Period • It can take from 6 weeks to 6 months for the brain to acclimate to hearing aids. • The brain has to relearn how to process the sounds it has been missing. • Remember: Hearing aids cannot restore perfect hearing. However, they will improve hearing ability and overall social experiences. Tips

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Did you know that the one thing that separates us from all other living creatures on earth is the human ability to communicate through language? Our senses of speech and hearing are critical to our communication process. Language and communication through speech and hearing are essential to allow us to exchange our thoughts, explain ourselves, share emotions and relate to

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When you hear the words “hearing aids,” you may stifle a groan and inwardly cringe as you imagine a big, chunky device that squeals and ultimately ends up in a sock drawer because it just makes “everything louder” and not clearer. FEAR NOT, hearing aid technology has come a long way and is now allowing hearing aid users to engage

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