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We are thrilled to be celebrating our one yEAR anniversary in our Lakewood, CO office location! A year ago we launched Mile High Hearing to provide our community with exceptional hearing healthcare. We are so appreciative of the patients who have continued their care with us in our current practice and have enjoyed working with the many new patients we

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In celebration of March being National Women’s History Month, we want to highlight women in the field of audiology. There are many women who have made lasting impacts on the profession of audiology, but there are several that seem to shine the brightest. Lucky enough, they all have ties to Colorado audiology.   Dr. Marion Downs Dr. Marion Downs is

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Communication plays a large role in all of our activities and interactions with other people. When a person has hearing loss, effective communication becomes more difficult and frustrations can arise. Wearing hearing aids typically improve communication significantly. However, hearing aids do not correct hearing loss and communication difficulties, especially in complex environments with background noise, echo, etc. may still be

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Today is World Hearing Day, which is an annual advocacy event to raise awareness about hearing loss. World Hearing Day was designated at the First International Conference on Prevention and Rehabilitation of Hearing Impairment in 2007. There are about 360 million people worldwide who have disabling hearing loss and that includes 32 million children. In the United States hearing loss

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Did you know there are three different types of hearing loss? Depending on where the problem occurs in the hearing system, hearing loss will be classified as a specific type. Let’s first learn a little about how humans hear and the different parts of our hearing system.  There are three main parts to the human ear – outer, middle, and

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When you think of Valentine’s Day gifts what comes to mind…greeting cards, flowers, chocolate, jewelry? What about the gift of hearing? Mile High Hearing along with many other hearing organizations, including the Better Hearing Institute, are encouraging people to have their hearing tested as a commitment to their relationships. Whether those relationships are with friends, family, co-workers or a significant

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  It is Tinnitus Awareness Week (February 6-12) and as Audiologists we see many patients who experience tinnitus. This week is a great opportunity to review the facts about tinnitus and maybe clear up some myths too. Tinnitus , pronounced tin-na-tus or ti-night-us, is a sound perceived in the ear(s) or head that is present when there is no external

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F ebruary is American Heart Month and tomorrow, February 3, is National Wear Red Day. National Wear Red Day is in support of the Go Red for Women campaign, which is an American Heart Association cause to bring awareness to women’s cardiovascular disease. The human cardiovascular or circulatory system consists of the heart, blood vessels (veins, arteries, capillaries), and blood.

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Hearing is a vital human sense that is important for communication and maintaining optimal health. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, around 48 million Americans have hearing loss. People often disregard the early signs of hearing loss because it tends to be a gradual progression. Although hearing loss becomes more common as we age, the majority of people

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With our winter hearing aid battery sale coming to an end soon (January 15), we thought a post about hearing aid batteries would be quite timely. Although small in size, there is plenty to be discussed in regards to hearing aids batteries, so for this post we are keeping it to a short history, lifespan, storage, and disposal.  In the 1930s

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