Hearing Health Blog

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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 […]

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What Should You Ask Your Audiologist About Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids are incredibly powerful tools that have the potential to change the lives of those who use them. Many people around the world benefit from tools like this, with their audiologist helping them to choose the best fit for them. Of course, though, it pays to know what to ask your audiologist when you’re […]

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Scientists Found a Possible Cure for Tinnitus

Every patient with tinnitus knows how frustrating and debilitating the ringing sound in one’s ear can be. More than 50 million Americans suffer from this hearing loss-related condition but there’s still no said treatment that works for everyone. However, the University of Arizona seems to be closing in on a potential new cure. Tinnitus has […]

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Brain Awareness Week: How Your Brain and Hearing are Connected

This week is Brain Awareness Week. This global campaign, celebrated every March, aims to increase public awareness of the progress and benefits of brain research for people of all ages. As a supporter of BAW, we’d like to talk about the link that connects our brain and our hearing. While it’s been known that hearing […]

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It’s World Hearing Day!

Today, we’re celebrating World Hearing Day. Every year, on March 3rd, the World Health Organization (WHO) aims to spread awareness about the importance of hearing health across the globe. This year’s theme is “Check your hearing!” And here at Kirsch Audiology, we can’t say enough about giving your ears lots of love by incorporating a […]