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Holidays & Hearing Loss

In Hearing Loss by Nikki DeGeorge Weaver, Au.D.

The holiday season is a time of extremes – stress and joy, overwhelming social interactions for some and sadly, a time of isolation for others. For those of us with hearing loss, the holidays can be tough when it comes to communication. Catching up with loved ones in the middle of a busy, festive party can be a challenge. For those of us with loved …

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What are the signs of hearing loss?

In Hearing Loss by Nikki DeGeorge Weaver, Au.D.

Did you know that hearing is our fastest sense? The brain takes a quarter of a second to process an image, but with sound, it only takes 0.05 seconds to be processed. Unfortunately, for people with changing hearing abilities, sounds may not appear as clearly as they once did. This may be an indication of hearing loss.