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How to Prepare for a Hearing Aid Appointment

If you’ve decided it’s time to try hearing aids, pat yourself on the back. It’s a decision that often takes years for people to make and is a big step forward—but it’s not the only step. Once you have scheduled an appointment with a hearing healthcare professional, there are few more things you should consider […]

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5 Reasons to Give Hearing Aids Another Try

Hearing aids are very personal and can often seem complicated. Since every individual’s hearing loss and subsequent needs are unique, getting hearing aids “just right” the first time can be a challenge. Veterans can become frustrated with the process and may give up a little too soon. We’ve all heard the following reasons why people […]

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Mindful Breathing for Veterans

You’ve trained for the harshest conditions. You can survive for weeks with barely any food and stay alive for days with little water, but you can only live a matter of minutes without air. Breathing is so important that your body does it automatically—which is why we usually don’t think about it. However, becoming aware […]

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What’s That Sound? It Could Be Tinnitus

Do you regularly hear buzzing or ringing in your ears? If so, you may have tinnitus…. and you’re not alone. What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus (pronounced tin-ni-tus) is a fancy word for “noise in the ears,” which is typically a ringing or buzzing.  According to the Veterans Administration (VA), tinnitus is the number one service-connected health […]

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Tips for Talking with Veterans (or anybody else) with Hearing Loss

Learning better ways to communicate with individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing can benefit everyone. However, when it comes to veterans with hearing loss, the standard operating procedures may have a slight twist. That’s because many veterans have multiple health issues that can impact their hearing loss and create situations that call for […]

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Is Your Military Training Getting in the Way of Your Treatment?

As a veteran, you’ve given a lot in service to your country. You’ve earned the medical care and benefits available to you. So why aren’t you seeking treatment for the health conditions you’re enduring as a result of your time in uniform?

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