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Hearing is Tricky I'm here to demystify adult-onset hearing loss.

Hearing is Tricky I'm here to demystify adult-onset hearing loss.

The disability that effects over 20% of Americans over age 12 is unseen and often ignored until it is much harder to manage. Hearing Ally aims to demystify hearing loss and tinnitus for families and healthcare providers through continuing education for providers and support for families. Use our blog posts #1-5 for our hearing aid buying do’s and don’ts.

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“Why won’t they get hearing aids?” Someone you love has hearing loss, but they won't take action for some reason.

“Why won’t they get hearing aids?” Someone you love has hearing loss, but they won't take action for some reason.

From the outside it can be challenging to understand why someone with a hearing loss wouldn’t want to address it. It can also be incredibly frustrating to communicate with someone who has a hearing loss but will not acknowledge it. Hearing loss often creeps up on us and it makes it sound like other people are mumbling. So it can be challenging to believe you have a hearing loss in the first place. Even when you do know you are missing things, expensive hearing aids seem to be the only option and not everyone seems to do well with them.

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About Me

My name is Dr. Alexandra deGroot. I am an Audiologist and hearing health educator to physicians and families. I’m passionate about making this information accessible to all health care fields (no matter the age of its patients). Read more here »

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