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Hearing loss and fatigue

Hearing Loss and Fatigue

By Ralph D Thomas / January 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Hearing Loss and Fatigue

Worn out by the struggle to hear? The effort of trying to follow a conversation tends to leave people with hearing loss exhausted, anxious and plenty stressed. Yet, the ties between hearing loss and fatigue are all too often under-appreciated by patients and medical specialists alike.  One strains to hear, to speech-or lipread and to…

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Hearing Loss and Covid

Hearing Loss and COVID-Distanced Holidays

By Ralph D Thomas / November 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Hearing Loss and COVID-Distanced Holidays

Virtual technology for communication access People with hearing challenges tend to dread the Holiday Season, the peak socializing time of the year. It is a frustrating and even depressing time when many feel excluded from conversations and activities as they struggle to hear and understand in noisy places.  However, new ways of communicating might actually…

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Hearing Loops for businesses

Hearing Loops for Businesses

By Ralph D Thomas / October 10, 2020 / Comments Off on Hearing Loops for Businesses

Shortcomings in equitable access Although totally necessary, COVID-19 safety precautions have led to serious communication issues for those with hearing challenges ─ over 20 percent of the population.   While all customers and clients need equitable access to communication at any time, the Coronavirus has uncovered the fact that many businesses have few if any ways of…

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