Hearing Health Blog

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3 Things to Ask Your Audiologist about Hearing Aids

When you experience hearing loss, one of the most likely courses you will take is to go for a hearing aid fitting appointment. Whether you are doing this for the first time or not, however, it is something that you are going to want to think about getting right and that means focusing on a […]

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Can Hearing Aids Be Reused?

For anyone experiencing hearing loss, one of the most common treatments and solutions available is, of course, a hearing aid. In many respects, hearing aids is one of the greatest medical inventions there have been and it’s something that you are certainly going to want to make use of if you happen to have hearing […]

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8 Subtle Signals Your Hearing is Failing

According to statistics, about 30-million people from age twelve live with various levels of hearing loss in both ears. Although some are born with the condition, others experience it at some point in life. For the latter group, there are always telltale signs that indicate that something is amiss with their hearing. This article discusses […]

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Are Headphones and Earbuds Bad For Your Health?

Over the years, more people have become quite addicted to listening to music, podcasts and other audio-visual content. Even worse is the obsession with pushing earbuds far up the ear canal in hopes of getting the best auditory experience. Others who use headphones also have a habit of turning up the volume to dangerously high […]

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Rechargeable Hearing Aids, Do They Really Work?

The estimated 28.8-million American adults who could benefit from using hearing aids are pretty much spoilt for choice when selecting what type of hearing aid to use. Modern-day hearing aids come with different features, and some are even rechargeable. Due to the design of rechargeable hearing aids, you are not likely to worry about losing […]

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How Does Hearing Loss Affect Your Speech?

According to experts, hearing loss is a progressive condition that can affect speech if left untreated. The truth is these speech interferences affect both parties engaged in a conversation. In other words, the person with hearing loss and the other individual listening will experience difficulty expressing or understanding some words. Here are a few examples […]

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4 Steps to a Successful Hearing Aid Evaluation

Hearing tests are important to ensure your hearing is in good condition. If your audiologist detects hearing loss during one of your hearing tests, they suggest you be fitted for a hearing aid. However, you must get one that suits your specific hearing needs and offers an effective solution. To do so, you must first […]

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Can A Hearing Aid Restore Hearing Completely?

The straightforward answer to this question is no. No hearing aid can restore your hearing completely. This device does exactly as its name implies, which is, they act as technological aid to improve your quality of life. Statistics indicate that about 28.8 million people in the US require hearing aids, but few use these devices. […]

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Who Invented the Hearing Aid?

The hearing aid is a wonderful piece of technology, improving the hearing of millions living with hearing loss. The National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders estimates that almost 29 million Americans could benefit from using a hearing aid.  Today, hearing aids are virtually undetectable and are built using the very latest developments in […]

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How to Know if You’re Hard of Hearing or Going Deaf?

You may have concerns that you are going deaf or that you’re struggling to hear. If you think that being hard of hearing, impaired or deaf are all the same thing, it’s important to note that there are many differences between the terms. Deaf usually refers to a hearing loss that is so severe there […]