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October 4, 2023

Protecting Your Ears and Your Livelihood: Professions at Risk for Hearing Loss

Hearing is a precious sense that enriches our lives in countless ways. It allows us to connect with others, enjoy music, and appreciate the sounds of nature. Yet, many professions pose a heightened risk for hearing loss, and some expose workers to ototoxic substances that can exacerbate the problem. As hearing health professionals, we are committed to shedding light on…

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September 26, 2023

The Sound of Mental Wellness: Treating Hearing Loss for a Healthier Mind

Hearing loss is more than just a physical impairment of the ears; it has far-reaching consequences that affect an individual’s mental health. Studies have shown that untreated hearing loss can lead to feelings of isolation, depression, anxiety, and even cognitive decline. The key lies in understanding the connection between hearing and our brain’s cognitive functions. Recent Research Findings Recent research…

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September 15, 2023

Getting to Know Your New Hearing Aids: A Comprehensive Guide

Hearing loss is a common and often overlooked health issue affecting millions of people worldwide. Before we get into the intricacies of treatment and specifically hearing aids, it is crucial to highlight the significance of early detection. Hearing loss often develops gradually, making it easy to ignore or dismiss as a natural part of aging. However, research has shown that…

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September 6, 2023

Ensuring Effective Treatment for Age-Related Hearing Loss: A Comprehensive Guide

Age-related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, is a common and often underestimated condition that significantly impacts the quality of life for millions of individuals around the world. As leading audiologists, we are dedicated to shedding light on the latest advancements in preventing, diagnosing, and managing age-related hearing loss, while emphasizing the crucial role of early detection in maintaining auditory…

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August 26, 2023

People With Hearing Loss Dream Differently

There really is one ultimate truth that transcends all cultures and civilizations. Whether a person lives nowadays in an unrelenting metropolis, digitally connected 24/7 and never far from the blinking of lights, or someone who lived 6,000 years ago in a small village deep in the woods that never even learned of the existence of people beyond their small clan,…

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August 15, 2023

Nutrients That Boost Hearing Health

You understand by now that your hearing health is a cornerstone of your overall health. So it should come as no surprise that your diet can also have a significant impact on your hearing health. Making a point to eat the proper nutrient-dense foods can mitigate the likelihood of hearing loss as you age in numerous ways, most simply by…

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August 5, 2023

Denial and Minimizing Are Not Solutions

We’ve all done it, but just because it’s common doesn’t mean it makes any sense: making excuses. Sometimes it seems like it can be more work to think up imaginative excuses than it would be to just take responsibility and do the thing that you are putting off.  Consider these statistics: Almost 14% of all adults in the U.S. suffer…

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July 28, 2023

Tinnitus, Anxiety, and Depression

Tinnitus is the persistent sense that you hear a sound that is not really there. This sound is most often described as “ringing in your ears” but people who suffer from tinnitus describe it many different ways:: whistling, hissing, whooshing, roaring, buzzing, chirping. There are countless causes that might provoke tinnitus, but they all ultimately point back to an injury…

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July 17, 2023

The Facts That People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Hearing loss may actually be much more common than most people assume, but there are still a lot of facts about it that people who lack direct experience with it fail to comprehend. It is so common that everyone will know someone who lives with it sooner than later, assuming that they are lucky enough to not experience it themselves.…

audseo

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July 5, 2023

Fixing Common Hearing Aid Problems

It is impossible to say exactly how many Americans live with hearing loss. And there are all kinds of reasons that explain this, ranging from the most personal and psychological to sociological. Frankly, a lot of people with hearing loss do not even know themselves that they suffer from it. But the best estimates land on somewhere between 13 and…

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June 27, 2023

UpState Hearing Instruments Summer 2023 Newsletter

Reduce Dementia Risk by Treating Hearing Loss Hearing loss and dementia may seem like two unrelated conditions, but recent research has shown that they may be more closely connected than previously thought. According to Dr. Gill Livingston, a renowned dementia researcher and professor at University College London, hearing loss can contribute to the risk of developing dementia later in life.…

Kenneth H. Wood, BC-HIS

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June 22, 2023

UpState Hearing Instruments Summer 2022 Newsletter

The UpState Hearing team is growing! We would like to introduce and welcome our new staff members: • Bryce Etzler – Office Manager • Kassidy Roetto – Patient Representative • Jasmine Rydlek – Patient Representative • Jessica Kingsley – Patient Representative • Jacob Concienne – Lab Technician/Dispenser in Training Sweatin’ in the Summertime Spring is gone and summer is here!…

Christa Atwood, HIS

Featured image for “Protecting Your Ears and Your Livelihood: Professions at Risk for Hearing Loss”
October 4, 2023

Protecting Your Ears and Your Livelihood: Professions at Risk for Hearing Loss

Hearing is a precious sense that enriches our lives in countless ways. It allows us to connect with others, enjoy music, and appreciate the sounds of nature. Yet, many professions pose a heightened risk for hearing loss, and some expose workers to ototoxic substances that can exacerbate the problem. As hearing health professionals, we are committed to shedding light on…

audseo

Featured image for “The Sound of Mental Wellness: Treating Hearing Loss for a Healthier Mind”
September 26, 2023

The Sound of Mental Wellness: Treating Hearing Loss for a Healthier Mind

Hearing loss is more than just a physical impairment of the ears; it has far-reaching consequences that affect an individual’s mental health. Studies have shown that untreated hearing loss can lead to feelings of isolation, depression, anxiety, and even cognitive decline. The key lies in understanding the connection between hearing and our brain’s cognitive functions. Recent Research Findings Recent research…

audseo

Featured image for “Getting to Know Your New Hearing Aids: A Comprehensive Guide”
September 15, 2023

Getting to Know Your New Hearing Aids: A Comprehensive Guide

Hearing loss is a common and often overlooked health issue affecting millions of people worldwide. Before we get into the intricacies of treatment and specifically hearing aids, it is crucial to highlight the significance of early detection. Hearing loss often develops gradually, making it easy to ignore or dismiss as a natural part of aging. However, research has shown that…

audseo

Featured image for “Ensuring Effective Treatment for Age-Related Hearing Loss: A Comprehensive Guide”
September 6, 2023

Ensuring Effective Treatment for Age-Related Hearing Loss: A Comprehensive Guide

Age-related hearing loss, also known as presbycusis, is a common and often underestimated condition that significantly impacts the quality of life for millions of individuals around the world. As leading audiologists, we are dedicated to shedding light on the latest advancements in preventing, diagnosing, and managing age-related hearing loss, while emphasizing the crucial role of early detection in maintaining auditory…

audseo

Featured image for “People With Hearing Loss Dream Differently”
August 26, 2023

People With Hearing Loss Dream Differently

There really is one ultimate truth that transcends all cultures and civilizations. Whether a person lives nowadays in an unrelenting metropolis, digitally connected 24/7 and never far from the blinking of lights, or someone who lived 6,000 years ago in a small village deep in the woods that never even learned of the existence of people beyond their small clan,…

audseo

Featured image for “Nutrients That Boost Hearing Health”
August 15, 2023

Nutrients That Boost Hearing Health

You understand by now that your hearing health is a cornerstone of your overall health. So it should come as no surprise that your diet can also have a significant impact on your hearing health. Making a point to eat the proper nutrient-dense foods can mitigate the likelihood of hearing loss as you age in numerous ways, most simply by…

audseo

Featured image for “Denial and Minimizing Are Not Solutions”
August 5, 2023

Denial and Minimizing Are Not Solutions

We’ve all done it, but just because it’s common doesn’t mean it makes any sense: making excuses. Sometimes it seems like it can be more work to think up imaginative excuses than it would be to just take responsibility and do the thing that you are putting off.  Consider these statistics: Almost 14% of all adults in the U.S. suffer…

audseo

Featured image for “Tinnitus, Anxiety, and Depression”
July 28, 2023

Tinnitus, Anxiety, and Depression

Tinnitus is the persistent sense that you hear a sound that is not really there. This sound is most often described as “ringing in your ears” but people who suffer from tinnitus describe it many different ways:: whistling, hissing, whooshing, roaring, buzzing, chirping. There are countless causes that might provoke tinnitus, but they all ultimately point back to an injury…

audseo

Featured image for “The Facts That People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew”
July 17, 2023

The Facts That People with Hearing Loss Wish You Knew

Hearing loss may actually be much more common than most people assume, but there are still a lot of facts about it that people who lack direct experience with it fail to comprehend. It is so common that everyone will know someone who lives with it sooner than later, assuming that they are lucky enough to not experience it themselves.…

audseo

Featured image for “Fixing Common Hearing Aid Problems”
July 5, 2023

Fixing Common Hearing Aid Problems

It is impossible to say exactly how many Americans live with hearing loss. And there are all kinds of reasons that explain this, ranging from the most personal and psychological to sociological. Frankly, a lot of people with hearing loss do not even know themselves that they suffer from it. But the best estimates land on somewhere between 13 and…

audseo

Featured image for “UpState Hearing Instruments Summer 2023 Newsletter”
June 27, 2023

UpState Hearing Instruments Summer 2023 Newsletter

Reduce Dementia Risk by Treating Hearing Loss Hearing loss and dementia may seem like two unrelated conditions, but recent research has shown that they may be more closely connected than previously thought. According to Dr. Gill Livingston, a renowned dementia researcher and professor at University College London, hearing loss can contribute to the risk of developing dementia later in life.…

Kenneth H. Wood, BC-HIS

Featured image for “UpState Hearing Instruments Summer 2022 Newsletter”
June 22, 2023

UpState Hearing Instruments Summer 2022 Newsletter

The UpState Hearing team is growing! We would like to introduce and welcome our new staff members: • Bryce Etzler – Office Manager • Kassidy Roetto – Patient Representative • Jasmine Rydlek – Patient Representative • Jessica Kingsley – Patient Representative • Jacob Concienne – Lab Technician/Dispenser in Training Sweatin’ in the Summertime Spring is gone and summer is here!…

Christa Atwood, HIS

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