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Mar. 13, 2017

Hearing Problems May Lead to Mobility Issues

Hearing loss has been linked to a number of conditions, such as dementia, depression, anxiety, and stress. These related medical issues provide a strong incentive for people experiencing changes in their hearing to seek a hearing test and treatment as soon as possible. In recent years, with innovations in hearing technology and increased awareness around hearing loss, people continue to…

Dr. Howard Tamashiro

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Feb. 21, 2017

New Study Finds that Exercise is Good for Hearing

Regular exercise comes with a whole host of benefits, including physical improvements, such as managing weight and reducing the likelihood of developing diseases, as well as the enhancement of mental health by increasing endorphins and promoting a balanced lifestyle. A recent study  has shown that exercise may have an additional, less well-known side effect: it may help to prevent age-related…

Dr. Howard Tamashiro

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Feb. 08, 2017

Meds that Could Cause Hearing Loss (and Other Side-Effects Too!)

Over-the-counter medications and prescription drugs make us feel better when used properly. When you’re sniffling, or aching, or burning up with a fever, some of these drugs really help you get back on your feet! But did you know that these quick fixes may often come with some unwanted side-effects? A new study has shown that common pain relievers and…

Dr. Howard Tamashiro

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Jan. 21, 2017

Long-Term Use of Painkillers Could Cause Hearing Loss in Women

Long-term Use of Painkillers Could Cause Hearing Loss in Women   A recent US study suggests a surprising link between the long-term use of painkillers and hearing loss in women. According to the research, just over 1 in 20 (5.5%) cases of hearing loss cases in their study could have been the result of the use of paracetamol and ibuprofen.…

Dr. Howard Tamashiro

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Jan. 07, 2017

What to Do if You Lose Your Hearing Aids

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Dr. Howard Tamashiro

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Dec. 28, 2016

Best Hearing Aids of 2016

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Dr. Howard Tamashiro

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Dec. 14, 2016

Troubleshooting Common Hearing Aid Problems

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Dr. Howard Tamashiro

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Nov. 28, 2016

Hearing Tips for the Upcoming Holiday Season

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Dr. Howard Tamashiro

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Nov. 14, 2016

Healthy Hearing and Earwax

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Dr. Howard Tamashiro

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Oct. 26, 2016

Hearing Loss: The Most Common Workplace Injury

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Dr. Howard Tamashiro