40% of Classical Orchestral Musicians Are Hearing Impaired


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A study conducted in one of the largest classical orchestras in Norway found that hearing impairment is a significant problem for 43.6% of the musicians. The study also found that 76.9% of the musicians experience tinnitus of varying frequencies. The results stress the fact that it is not only musicians in the genres of rock and pop

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Hearing Loss Prevalence in US Adults Is Declining


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New research findings announced by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reveal that hearing loss among US adults aged 20 to 69 has declined over the last decade, even as the population of older Americans continues to grow. These findings, published online December 15, 2016 in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head & Neck Surgery, also confirm that hearing loss is strongly associated

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Shirley F. – Moberly, MO 65270


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Very helpful and pleasant.

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“I Can Hear, But I Can’t Understand.”


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When someone asks for words to be repeated, the common perception is that their struggle to understand is due to hearing loss. And while that might be the case in some instances, a new study has revealed that the difficulty often lies in the aging brain, and can sometimes occur in cases where no hearing loss

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LaVerne A. – Columbia, Mo 65202


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Jason, Nathan and Katie – Wish to express my gratitude to staff at Columbia Hearing for all their patience and help have shown me. I would recommend everyone in need of service, of your great service. – Gratefully, LaVerne.

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Hearing Problems May Result in Isolation


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Hearing loss has a wide-ranging effect not only on older people’s ability to communicate, but also on their ability to move about and participate in different hobbies and activities. Studies conducted by researchers from the University of Jyväskylä and the University of Tampere in Finland show that also the movement of older people often is

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