Can “Noise Annoyance” Affect Your Physical Heath?

The easy answer is yes, overexposure to noise that causes stress will indeed affect your health to some degree. In a recent blog article Starkey.com the topic of “noise annoyance” was discussed and we felt the topic deserved more attention because of the significant long term negative effects cited in…

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Hearing Loss Can End A Relationship

When communication begins to fade, so does the quality of our relationships. Hearing loss is often gradual and goes unnoticed day-to-day until over a period of years, it has reached the point where simple daily communication becomes work. Constant Effort It’s not always easy for people to accept their hearing…

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Daymond John from TV’s Shark Tank: Starkey Halo Hearing Aids

   From an article in CNN Money: After being invited to an event thrown by Starkey Hearing Foundation several years ago, John realized that what he thought was an occasional hearing issue was actually a much larger problem. "I'd often think people were mumbling or something wasn't on that loud,"…

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Hearing Loss vs Vision Loss: Neither Should Be Tolerated

 If the hockey game was blurry and hard to see what was happening, you would do get your vision checked immediately. Hearing loss is essentially the same effect. You are missing out yet people are willing to wait on average 7 years before they do something about it. To…

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Musicians: 4 Fold Risk of Noise Induced Hearing Loss

Over the past several years the news has revealed an increasing number of musicians struggling with hearing loss. Rock icons and classical musicians alike are revealing the toll excessively loud music has had on their hearing and subsequently their career. The saddest part is: Noise induced hearing loss is 100%…

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3 iPhone Accessibility Options for Better Hearing

For people with hearing loss, the iPhone offers several useful features to make listening and using the device easier. Here are three accessibility options we think would be the most useful. Mono Audio and Balance The benefit of this feature is that it makes listening to music and movies much…

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