How Technology is Improving Hearing Aids

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Hearing loss in Salem is common, especially in older adults. About one in five Oregonians experiences impaired hearing to some degree. 90 percent of those individuals can benefit from hearing aids, yet many are reluctant to take the plunge. If you haven’t committed to using them yet, it’s important to understand that technology has enabled these
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AI, New Technology Leading to Smart Hearing Aids

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Technology continues to advance in leaps and bounds, paving the way for an increasing number of smart devices that make life easier and more convenient. Salem consumers can purchase smart thermostats, lightbulbs and security cameras, to name a few. Those with hearing loss in Oregon even have options for smart hearing aids! Technological Advances in
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New Goggles Could Help Diagnose Vertigo

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If you have ever experienced a sensation of dizziness or imbalance, you are hardly alone. Approximately 4 out of 10 people in Salem have had at least one dizzy episode at some point in their lives, and vertigo is especially common. It can be tricky to diagnose, but a new type of goggles could help
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How to Be a Better Colleague to Coworkers with Hearing Loss

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People with hearing loss in Salem who must punch the timeclock face difficulties that can hamper their productivity and make the 9-to-5 grind even more demanding than it is for those of us whose biggest concern is whether heating up last night’s leftovers in the break room microwave might make the office smell like fish.
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Vertigo Sufferers Could Benefit from Special Goggles

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Vertigo is a common balance disorder in Salem; about four out of every ten Oregonians will experience it at least once in their lives. Broadly described as a feeling of unsteadiness, the trademark sign of vertigo is the sensation that your environment is moving even when you are standing still. Vertigo is notoriously hard to
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What to Expect During Your Audiologist Appointment

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If you’re having trouble with your hearing in Salem, it’s important you schedule an appointment with an audiologist. There are a wide range of physical, psychological and social complications associated with untreated hearing loss, so you’ll want to find a solution as soon as possible. If you’ve never been to an audiologist before you may
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Tinnitus: Understanding that Ringing in Your Ears

Many people experience a persistent ringing in their ears. This common affliction, known as tinnitus, affects roughly 20 percent of the American population. Tinnitus is defined as the perception of sound when none is actually occurring. For some, it is a minor nuisance but for others, a major impediment to their quality of life. It
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