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Hearing Health Blog

Much like anything that serves a purpose in your life, your hearing device is prone to common problems. You have to work on making sure you treat your hearing aids with care as much as possible, and this means looking at some of the common ways in which hearing aids break and what you can do to avoid this.  You

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When you wear hearing aids, there are a number of factors to consider such as the fit, battery accessibility and of course overall comfort. As the seasons change and the temperature rises across the country, it is helpful to know how heat may affect your hearing aids. Your audiologist will be able to guide you in finding the best hearing

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Each person’s experience of hearing loss is unique, and it’s difficult to come up with a single rule to follow when it comes to communication. For some people, the only problem is background noise, so speaking one-on-one in a quiet location isn’t too much of a problem. Others hear distortion, so everything sounds a bit muffled when you talk.  Still,

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Hearing problems are surprisingly widespread, and most people don’t even realize when they have one. In fact, it’s estimated that around one in eight people have some form of hearing loss in both of their ears. But Why Don’t People Realize When They Have Hearing Loss? The biggest problem is because of how gradual hearing loss is. We don’t have

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Hearing loss inherently challenges our ability to easily communicate, which is why isolation and depression have a higher rate of incidence in people who have difficulties hearing. Conversations and verbal interactions are often the way we can bond and connect with the people closest to us and we need connection for healthy emotional lives. Even our daily interactions with strangers

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The National Institutes of Health reports that of American adults, 28.8 million could benefit from hearing aids. That’s a huge number! That calculation only takes into effect the number of adults who immediately suffer from hearing loss. Imagine how many of their friends, family and partners are affected by the implications of their loved one’s hearing loss? While hearing loss

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Many sensitive pieces make up your hearing aids. You may occasionally encounter technical difficulties, just as you would with any other technology. Most of the time, however, the reason for your hearing aid not working properly is due to a problem that you can resolve yourself quite easily. It is vital to clean and maintain your hearing aids on a

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According to AARP Foundation President Lisa Marsh Ryerson, approximately 17% of American adults over 65 are isolated. There is a difference between being isolated and feeling isolated, though physical isolation can contribute. Isolated feelings can arise even when you are amongst a crowd of people or surrounded by loving friends and family members. This is particularly true if hearing loss

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Hearing loss affects more people around you than you think. It actually affects one in three people over the age of 60, and by the time we get to 75, one in two people have some level of hearing loss. Sometimes, it's brought on by aging, and other times it's the conditions in the environment or a genetic link that

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For better hearing and a better quality of life, hearing aids are invaluable. If you need to wear a hearing device, this should be something you take into consideration. Your ability to hear will be improved and you will be able to live a life that isn't hindered by your hearing loss.  Many people new to hearing aids often ask

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