• Hearing Aids in a Loud Environment
    Is It Safe to Wear Hearing Aids in a Loud Environment?
    February 6, 2020

    Hearing aids don’t just make it possible to hear the things we want; they can also amplify the sounds that we prefer not to hear. This includes loud machines that you might use at work or around the home and concerts. It’s smart to wonder if it’s safe to wear them in those loud environments. read more…

  • Tinnitus Symptoms
    Does Tinnitus Differ With Age?
    January 9, 2020

    The Importance of Hearing The ability to hear is a vital part of survival. As the famous Helen Keller once said, “Blindness cuts us off from things, but deafness cuts us off from people.” While this condition can be caused by temporary situations like an infection or exposure to loud noise, some people develop this read more…

  • Used Hearing Aids
    Can Used Hearing Aids Be Reused?
    December 5, 2019

    Hearing loss is a serious problem in the United States. Researchers have concluded that more than 40 million people will be stricken with some type of hearing impairment by 2025. That number is expected to rise to as much as 53 million by 2050. Ergo, the need for hearing aids is expected to increase. With read more…

  • Hearing Aids Whistle
    Why Do My Hearing Aids Whistle?
    November 14, 2019

    While hearing aids can restore hearing to people who are hard-of-hearing and work better than they ever have, they are still devices intended to treat hearing loss that already exists. This means that, occasionally, a hearing aid might have a less than desirable side effects. These can manifest as ringing in the ears (also known read more…

  • Meniere's Disease
    Can Hearing Aids Help With Meniere’s Disease?
    October 9, 2019

    What is Meniere’s Disease? Meniere’s disease tends to affect one ear, rather than both ears. The hearing problem causes several sensory issues, such as: Diminishing hearing ability. Chronic transient dizziness episodes. Severe pressure in the ears. Persistent tinnitus in the affected ear. To be diagnosed with Meniere’s disease, you’ll need to have all four of read more…

  • Auditory Processing Disorder
    What is Auditory Processing Disorder?
    September 10, 2019

    For those who may not be familiar with auditory processing disorder (APD), it is a form of hearing loss that affects roughly 5 percent of school-aged children, according to a study published by the National Institute of Health. In many cases, children with auditory processing disorder are labeled slow learners, but this couldn’t be any read more…

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