Hearing Health Blog

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9 Surprising Causes of Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is typically caused by a variety of factors, many of which are well-known. Pre-existing genetic disorders, long-term exposure to severe loudness and old age all contribute to hearing loss. You may be surprised to learn that temporary and permanent hearing loss can be caused by a wide variety of factors besides those listed […]

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How to Persuade a Loved One to Try Hearing Aids

Hearing aids can be life-changing for those who have been used to living with hearing loss. However, despite this, it can be challenging for your loved one to make the initial step toward improved hearing on their own. You can help them enhance their quality of life by persuading them to try hearing aids. Read […]

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Can Hearing Aids Stop Ringing in Your Ears?

Hearing aids are an incredibly useful tool that many people across the world use in their daily lives in order to live much more easily and freely. They are obviously designed to help an individual be able to hear properly and fully, and that is something that they are especially good at, but there are […]

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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 […]