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Important Health Conditions That Are Influenced by Untreated Hearing Loss

calendar-icon August 30, 2022
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Author: Julie Perkins, M.D Hearing loss can be associated with other conditions (comorbidities). These include increased risk of falls, psychosocial problems, cognitive impairment, poorer physical performance, lower physical activity, and lower life expectancy. In this article, we will focus on the association between hearing loss and fall risk, psychosocial problems, and cognitive impairment. As stated […]

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How to Safely Remove Ear Wax

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Ear wax is a constant concern for many patients. It can cause additional hearing loss as well as plug up hearing aids, rendering them temporarily useless. People often ask, “what is the best way to keep my ears clean?” Depending on the patient’s ear history, this advice can vary, however I typically recommend one of […]

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Don’t Let Swimmer’s Ear Ruin Your Summer Fun!

calendar-icon May 19, 2022
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Spring has finally started to move into summer! In the Midwest, summer seems to run at a fast and furious pace, with everyone trying to squeeze in as much fun as possible during the warm weather. Often this means lake time or pool time, or maybe even a trip to a more exotic place by […]

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Health Tips for Women to Prevent Hearing Loss

calendar-icon May 10, 2022
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It’s National Women’s Health Week & we wanted to share some preventative tips for women to help maintain their hearing health: 1) Maintain Your Heart’s Health. The Ear, Nose, and Throat Institute sees a strong correlation between hearing loss and cardiovascular disease. Some experts say the inner ear is so sensitive to blood flow that […]

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Dr. Rierson talks tips for ear wax removal at KDSN radio in Denison!

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Dr. Rierson recently visited KDSN radio in Denison, Iowa, to visit with DJ Big B to discuss general hearing-related topics, including how to safely remove earwax. Adaptive Audiology Services enjoys serving Denison and the surrounding communities with office hours in Denison on Tuesdays from 8am-4pm. Listen to the full interview on KDSN here.

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The Story Behind Over-the-Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids

calendar-icon April 12, 2022
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The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology group (PCAST), under President Obama, was directed to provide policy recommendations for the benefit science, technology, and innovation to form policy that benefits the American people. One policy suggestion formed was due in part to the research done by Frank Lin, MD, of Johns Hopkins University. […]

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