Toys May lead to Hearing Loss in Children

Wow! It’s almost impossible to believe the holidays are upon, and yet, here we are, it’s December! Many of us celebrate the holidays with gift-giving, and this year shopping may be a little different. With COVID-19 still keeping us primarily at home, many will have to stick to online shopping to get gifts for their […]

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Surgical Masks and Hearing Loss: COVID-19

Wow! It’s December already, and though we’re past 8 months into the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re still learning something new each day. We wanted to share new data that shows how surgical masks degrade speech quality, affecting those with hearing loss the most. Recent studies show mask use can render speech close to unintelligible for many […]

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Tinnitus: Exacerbated by COVID-19

New findings indicate that tinnitus is exacerbated by COVID-19. As if the COVID-19 virus hasn’t done enough damage, it now appears to exacerbating the effects of Tinnitus, according to the Angela Ruskin University (ARU) website. As a reminder, Tinnitus is is the perception of a sound that has no external source. Common sounds include ringing, […]

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Hearing Health and Cognitive Screenings

All of us at Longmont Hearing and Tinnitus Center are dedicated to improving your hearing health. Did you know? There is a connection between hearing health and cognitive function? That is why we have started incorporating Cognivue Cognitive Screenings as part of our offering. Though it may seem unrelated, there is increasing evidence that age-related […]

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Face Masks and Hearing Loss: NAL Report

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all areas of our lives, and the need to wear masks has made life extra difficult for those with hearing loss. The National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) recently released a report on the many ways face masks and shields have been shown to challenge people with hearing loss. See below for […]

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Don’t Fall To Isolation This Holiday Season

This year has been a tough one, and as it nears to an end, it doesn’t seem to be getting any easier. Though the holidays are often a joyous time to look forward to, many may feel this year is different. Because of all the challenges this year, many people may not have the same […]

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Hearing the Call – Success!

All of us at Longmont Hearing & Tinnitus Center are thrilled with how well our event went on Saturday! Partnering up with Hearing the Call Colorado was a success, and we can’t wait for our next event in Arvada this coming December.  Hearing loss can be quite isolating for individuals, and as Dr. Rudden explains, […]

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October is National Protect Your Hearing Month

Though all of us at Longmont Hearing & Tinnitus Center believe every day is “Protect Your Hearing Day,” The National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) has announced a public education campaign stating October is “National Protect Your Hearing Month,” and we’re thrilled! Getting educational content out to all communities is essential to […]

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Hearing: Beyond the Ears

In almost all fields of science, research is ongoing to uncover new truths and potential updates on how we understand the world around us. In audiology, that’s no different. There are a variety of hearing tests in use that are designed to see how well your ears are working. A traditional hearing test evaluates how […]

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