Food and Tinnitus

Healthy Meal Tinnitus is a common occurrence, affecting over 20 million people in the United States.  The symptoms and severity can vary person to person, as well as triggers. 

Your diet can affect your tinnitus symptoms; here are some foods to limit.

 

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Treatment for Hearing Loss

Treating Hearing LossHearing loss is a health condition that affects 36 million people in the U.S., including nearly half of all Americans over the age of 75. 

Despite its commonality, only 20 percent of those with hearing loss address the issue by seeing a hearing specialist.

Summer is the perfect time to schedule an appointment at Audiology Services of Marin if you are one of the many that experience hearing loss and have delayed visiting a hearing specialist.

When you experience hearing loss, you miss out on special moments with your friends and loved ones. This can often lead to feelings of depression, frustration and anxiety because of the constant struggle to hear and enjoy everything that is taking place around you.

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The Surprising Link between Heart and Hearing Health

Hearing and Heart LossCardiovascular disease is an extremely serious health issue in the United States. In fact, it’s the cause of one out of every four deaths among Americans, making it the leading killer of both men and women annually.

Heart disease is also linked to other health issues that affect quality of life – even hearing loss.

The connection between your heart and hearing health
Though researchers aren’t exactly sure why, countless evidence links hearing and heart health. Experts are beginning to believe that damaged blood vessels from heart disease actually decrease blood flow to the ears, which is a vital part of hearing.

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Five Tips for Dating with Hearing Loss

Dating with Hearing Loss

The dating world can be a scary place. It can be tough under any circumstances. What should I wear? Where will we go? Will I get a second date?

For people with hearing loss, dating can pose additional challenges. Luckily, a little planning can go a long way toward giving you confidence in the dating scene.

Here are five tips for successful dating with hearing loss.

1. Choose an ideal location

Your location is probably the most important consideration for a successful date. Scope-out ideal spots beforehand so you’ll be prepared when the opportunity for a date arises. Look for places – like restaurants, coffee shops or bars – with good lighting for lip reading and a quiet ambiance.

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Picking the Perfect Pair

Perfect Hearing AidsPicking the perfect pair of hearing aids can be a complicated process.  Here at Audiology Services of Marin, we want to make that process as easy and stress-free as possible. 

Hearing loss is a unique condition. Each person’s hearing loss is different, and there’s not a “one size fits all” hearing aid model that’s perfect for everyone. The best hearing aid will feel natural and comfortable to wear, and will provide the right sound quality and volume to compensate for hearing loss.

There are a lot of variable that go into choosing the right hearing aid. The right hearing aid should:

  • Pick up surrounding sounds to help speech understanding
  • Amplify in hearing in quiet environments
  • Assist in hearing in heavier sound environments, like when there are multiple speakers or background noise
  • Match your hearing needs and lifestyle

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