Hearing Health Blog

Millions of people are diagnosed with hearing loss every year, and it’s not only the elderly that experience hearing loss. 15% of the adult population report hearing loss in some shape or form while children can experience the issues too. Regardless of individual backgrounds, hearing aids are the most common form of condition management by far. The transition into wearing

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Hearing loss is experienced by over 50 million Americans, and it would be very naïve to think that they all have the same type of hearing loss. In truth, hearing loss is a term that can cover a range of sources and symptoms.  If you suspect that you have hearing loss of any kind , it’s imperative that you book

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Having your hearing tested and choosing hearing aids are the first steps to improving your hearing and quality of life. After ordering your hearing aids, you will need to have them fitted to ensure they offer you their full potential. The hearing aid fitting process requires at least one appointment to get your hearing aids feeling comfortable and providing the

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What is the difference between a hearing instrument specialist, a hearing aid dispenser and an audiologist? The terms used for hearing professionals can be difficult to understand, and many people might not even know the role of their hearing health professional. However, there are differences between the types of professional, and it's important to know what they are. They have

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Although some rechargeable hearing products are now available, many hearing aids still require disposable batteries. Choosing the right batteries is important not only so that you have the right size for your hearing aids, but also so that they last as long as possible to help you to save money. When you buy new hearing aids , whether how long

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When you’re experiencing issues with your hearing, you may find there’s a lot of information that you need to take in. And it can be quite worrisome, because everything is all new. However, when you’re looking at hearing aids , and you’re interested in seeing an audiologist, there may be different concerns and questions that you have in mind. Although

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If you’ve experienced a ringing in your ears, you’re not alone. According to the US Centers for Disease Control, around 20 million people in America suffer from some form of chronic burdensome tinnitus . There are two kinds of tinnitus: endogenous and exogenous. Endogenous tinnitus is a hallucination of the auditory cortex where the brain creates phantom sounds and the

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With every year that comes, there are new trends that go with it. This is the case across all industries, and audiology is certainly no different. In this blog post, we are going to take a look at the different advances in hearing aids and hearing aid technology. Multifunctional communication devices There is no denying that hearing aids are changing

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What do Eric Clapton, Pete Townshend of The Who, and Ludwig van Beethoven have in common? Not only are they all world-class musicians, they have all experienced profound hearing loss. While with Beethoven, the cause was unknown, most likely due to an illness. But with Clapton and Townshend, the exposure to loud music is the primary cause. If you work

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Tinnitus is known to affect approximately 50 million Americans . Out of that number, roughly 20 million have chronic tinnitus, while two million have tinnitus that can be extremely debilitating. As a condition, there are numerous underlying causes and various symptoms, but there are also many treatment options. What is tinnitus? Tinnitus is a problem where a sound is heard

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