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        Hearing Solutions

        Your Health – Your Hearing                                             with other serious health conditions. The following will be      awareness of the surrounding environment and increases
                                                                               helpful to better understand some of the causes.                 cognitive load. The brain becomes overwhelmed with the
        By Murray Steinfeld,                                                   	 A major area of medications known as chemotherapy              demands on its limited resources to maintain balance and
        LHAS, BC-HIS,                                                          drugs, although they help save lives, may also be ototoxic       gait, while straining to hear and process auditory input. It
        ACA,Board Certified                                                    (harmful to hearing). It is wise to discuss any chemotherapy     is also possible that cochlear disorders affect vestibular
        Audioprosthologist,                                                    medications with your physician, should he prescribe them,       function, leading to poor balance.
        Hearing Solutions                                                      just so you are aware of the possible effects they may have      	 Being concerned, curious and aware of the many factors
        (561) 747-6339                                                         on you.                                                          surrounding what we allow to enter our bodies can make
        	 According to the                                                     	 Aminoglycoside antibiotics used to fight serious               a huge difference in how we live our life. Discussing your
        Journal of the American                                                infections are also known to be ototoxic along with pain         medications with your prescribing physicians is important
        Medical Association,                                                   relieving solicylates and non-steroidal and inflammatory         to allow you to understand the effects they will have on
        approximately 40 percent of                                            drugs.                                                           your hearing, balance and your daily life and lifestyle in
        adults experience cognitive                                            	 In addition, phosphodiesterase type No. 5 inhibitors           general. Remember, knowledge is power!
        decline with hearing loss as                                           that treat erectile dysfunction have been linked to sudden       	 Hearing Solutions of the Palm Beaches, Colonial
        compared with those without hearing loss. It also noted                sensorineural hearing loss. This drug class includes Viagra,     Plaza, 651 W. Indiantown Road, Jupiter, (561) 747-6339,
        that more than one-third (1/3) of adults who wore hearing              Levitra, and Cialis.                                             e-mail: or www.
        aids experienced mental health improvements as a result.               	 Dosage, duration and method of administration all effect
        So the simple resolve is “Take Care of Your Health To Take             a drug’s ototoxicity risk.
        Care of Your Hearing,” because hearing loss often occurs               	 It should also be noted that hearing loss decreases

        I Didn’t Know That ... Bet You Didn’t Know It Either

        Fascinating trivia facts                                               an important part of European cuisine. Raisin prices             What Do You Call A Group Of Unicorns?
                                                                               skyrocketed. The English, French, and Germans                    	 A group of unicorns is called a blessing. A group of
        compiled by Stanley                                                    attempted to grow grapes for raisins, but their climates         kangaroos is called a mob, whales are called a pod, geese
                                                                               were too cold for drying the fruit.                              a gaggle, owls are called a parliament, ravens are called
        Morgenbesser                                                           Who Were First To Domesticate The Guinea Pig?                    an unkindness, a group of crows are called a murder, and
        Is It Easier To Peel A Wet                                             	 Guinea pigs were first domesticated by the Incas, who          12 or more cows is called a flink.
        Or A Dry Onion?                                                        used them for food, in sacrifices, and as household pets.        Did The Designer Of The Nike Logo Get Rich?
        	 A wet onion is easier to                                             What Do The Japanese Eat In Lieu Of Pizza?                       	 No! The Nike “swoosh” logo was designed by a
                                                                               	 Okonomiyaki is considered to be Japan’s answer to              University of Oregon student, Carolyn Davidson, in
        peel than a dry one.                                                   pizza. It consists of a potpourri of grilled vegetables,         1964. The logo came four years after business undergrad
        What Is The Only City                                                  noodles, and meat or seafood, between two pancake-like           Phil Knight and track coach Bill Bowerman founded
        With Three Dotted                                                      layers of fried batter.                                          the company they originally called Blue Ribbon Sports.
        Letters All In A Row?                                                  What Size Does Lady Liberty Wear?                                Davidson was paid $35 for her design.
        	Beijing.                                                              	 The Statue of Liberty measures 35 feet in diameter at          How Far Can A Lion’s Roar Resonate?
        How Loud Can A Snore                                                   the waist. The robe forms the outer shell of the statue,         	 An adult lion’s roar can be heard up to five miles away,
        Be?                                                                    and there is no “torso” underneath.                              and can warn off intruders or reunite scattered members
        	 The sound of a snore (up to 69 decibels) can be                      How Large Is The Sahara Desert?                                  of the pride.
                                                                               	 The Sahara Desert comprises an area as large as
        almost as loud as the noise of a pneumatic drill (70 to 90             Europe. Its total land mass is approximately 3,565,565
                                                                               square miles.
        Who Introduced Raisins To Europe?
        	 In the 11th century, crusader knights first introduced

        raisins to Europe when they returned home from the

        Mediterranean. By the 14th century, raisins became

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        For The Love Of Animals
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        Furry Friends Adoption, Clinic                                         us continue our animal saving mission.
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            Michele, a Furry Friends’ rescue partner, recently found herself   not once, but twice! Her first owner
        crawling underneath a dilapidated home, in search of cats and kittens  passed away and her second owner
        that were abandoned on a rural property in an adjacent county. She     is now hospice. Honey is full of fun
        was extremely cautious, knowing that large snakes roamed the           and likes most other cats. Please visit
        property in search of their next convenient meal. One measured         her at our Jupiter Adoption Center.
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        thankful for many, including Kit with Florida                                                                                                             401 Maplewood Drive, Ste. 8
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