News & Tips About Living With Hearing Loss

These news and tips posts from Lincoln Hearing Clinic are designed to help you better understand and to find ways to live with hearing loss successfully in your daily life. 


New Operating Procedures

New Operating Procedures

Our new operating procedures during COVID-19.

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Ears, Hearing Loss, and Balance

Ears, Hearing Loss, and Balance

Ears and hearing health affects the overall health of a person in so many ways, even ones that may not seem connected at first. One of those ways is a person’s sense of balance and spatial awareness.

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COVID-19 and Hearing Loss

COVID-19 and Hearing Loss

Over the last year, COVID-19 has been affecting people’s health in numerous ways both during the infection and afterwards. One question that concerns people is: can COVID-19 cause hearing loss?

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An Ear for Emmett

An Ear for Emmett

We had to share the story of this little boy from a local family! He was born with an underdeveloped right ear and a closed ear canal. This year he will be receiving surgery in California to rebuild his ear and open the canal so he can learn to hear while he’s still young!

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Covid-19 Office Updates

Covid-19 Office Updates

Please read our Covid-19 office updates (January 18, 2021)

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Emotional and Social Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

Emotional and Social Consequences of Untreated Hearing Loss

Being able to communicate is essential for forming and maintaining relationships. Studies have shown that people with untreated hearing loss can have serious emotional and social consequences that can lead to isolation, depression, and anxiety.

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New Smartwatch App: SoundWatch

New Smartwatch App: SoundWatch

SoundWatch: A new, innovative smartwatch app that alerts deaf and hard-of-hearing people to the sounds around them.

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The Effects of Smoking on Hearing Loss

The Effects of Smoking on Hearing Loss

Exposure to cigarette smoke whether directly or secondhand can harm your hearing health.

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Headphones and Hearing Loss

Headphones and Hearing Loss

The number of children and teens that have a hearing loss has grown in recent years. A major factor is noise-induced hearing loss, specifically the excessive use of headphones and earbuds.

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Masks and Hearing Loss During Covid-19

Masks and Hearing Loss During Covid-19

To prevent the spread of infection during the Covid-19 pandemic, people are encouraged to wear masks when out in public. The standard mask design can pose a problem to those that have a hearing loss. Here are some alternative mask designs to help those that have hearing loss.

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Understanding Tinnitus

Understanding Tinnitus

Understanding what Tinnitus is, the causes, and how to manage if you're experiencing it.

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Cancer Treatment and Hearing Loss

Cancer Treatment and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is not generally something patients think about when they’re about to undergo cancer treatment, but it is a very real and serious side effect. Both chemotherapy and radiation can cause tinnitus and hearing loss.

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Keep Your Ears Warm This Winter!

Keep Your Ears Warm This Winter!

Planning on spending time outdoors this winter? Remember to protect your ears and keep them warm! Cold air can cause serious damage your ears.

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Hearing Loss Strains Relationships

Hearing Loss Strains Relationships

Communication is the key to healthy relationships. Hearing loss can cause important interactions to be lost.

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Making Sound More Available than Ever

Making Sound More Available than Ever

Hearing technology is becoming more and more integrated, with seamless connections between hearing devices and other devices in the lives of people with hearing loss. A great example can be found in Marvel hearing aids and Roger soun...

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Raising Alzheimer’s Awareness

Raising Alzheimer’s Awareness

What is dementia?

“Dementia” refers to degenerative brain conditions that affect memory, thinking, behaviour and emotion. Symptoms can include: memory loss, difficulty in choosing words, trouble understanding what peopl...

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Hear Here!® Fall 2019 Newsletter

Our Fall 2019 newsletter has some great tips and hearing health research you need to know about. If you find communication difficult now's the time to change that!

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Raising Awareness During World Alzheimer’s Month

Raising Awareness During World Alzheimer’s Month

In 2012, an organization called Alzheimer’s Disease International declared September to be World Alzheimer’s Month—a time to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia.

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Spring 2018 Newsletter | Hear Better, Remember More!

Our Spring 2018 newsletter has some great tips and hearing health research you need to know about. And, if you've had any problems with your hearing and haven't taken care of them, now is the time!

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How Your Brain Adapts to Hearing Loss

Researchers have pinpointed the specific part of the brain that older adults rely on to differentiate speech sounds in background noise.

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