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Even a mild hearing loss can make it difficult to enjoy everyday listening activities, including watching your favorite shows on tv.  Fortunately, many options exist to improve the listening experience of watching tv even if you have hearing loss.  Here are our favorites:  1. Direct TV Audio Streaming to Hearing Aids   Many new hearing aid models offer direct Bluetooth connectivity.

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We have known for years about auditory deprivation due to significant hearing loss. Auditory deprivation refers to changes in the brain that occur due to lack of stimulation secondary to hearing loss.  As auditory input is attenuated, other parts of the brain become more active to compensate. Studies performed on individuals with hearing loss show increased activity in the pre-frontal

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You’ve finally decided to bite the bullet and do something about your hearing loss. Perhaps you are tired of constantly straining during conversation or guessing at the punch line that you missed. Perhaps your family members or friends are frustrated at having to constantly repeat themselves for you. Perhaps you responded incorrectly (and embarrassingly) during an important business meeting. Whatever

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For many people with hearing loss, the holidays can be especially challenging. While large family gatherings offer a wonderful opportunity to catch up with friends and family, holiday parties can be challenging for people with hearing loss. Here are some tips for to better enjoy holiday gatherings: 1.   Find a quiet corner  Stand away from loudspeakers and noisy kitchens

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Anyone who does not wear hearing protection while shooting a firearm can suffer hearing loss and/or tinnitus with as little as one shot.  Many firearms create noise that is higher than 140 dB, with some pistols and big-bore rifles capable of noise as high as 175 dB.    Shooting typically results in a high-frequency hearing loss.  Because many speech sounds

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According to the American Journal of Kidney Disease, older Americans with chronic kidney disease are more likely to suffer from hearing loss compared to healthy individuals of the same age.   Approximately 26 million Americans are currently diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.  Not only is the incidence of hearing loss about 50% greater in this population vs. the general population,

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Diabetes and hearing loss are two of America's most prevalent and growing health conditions, but did you know there is a link between the two?  November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and I want to raise awareness of the link between diabetes and hearing loss.  Diabetes currently affects approximately 10% of the U.S. population, with many more falling into the pre-diabetic

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Many hearing aid users come into our office with the complaint of "I can hear but I can't understand."  Does this sound familiar to you?  There are a few reasons why a person using hearing aids may not understand speech as clearly as they would like.   Firstly, the hearing aids may simply not be adjusted appropriately for the person's

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Thank you to the entire community for your support!  Our Grand Opening event for The Center for Audiology-Pearland on Thursday, 9-22-16 was well-attended.  Attendees had the opportunity to screen their hearing as well as enter our fantastic raffle giveaways.  Ryan S. was the lucky winner of a pair of Westone CR-10 custom musician monitors, and Jackie N. was the lucky

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Many hearing aid users struggle to hear on the telephone, even with hearing aids. Visual cues help us differentiate between similar speech sounds, and unless you are using Facetime, visual cues are not available while speaking on the phone. Especially if you have hearing loss, the lack of visual cues can make it more difficult to hear over the phone

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