In this guide, we explain how to read your hearing test results and interpret an audiogram so you can continue to make informed decisions about your hearing health.
In this guide, we will explore the world of Bluetooth hearing aids and look at some of the many ways these cutting-edge devices can enhance not only your hearing, but your quality of life as well.
If you care for someone with hearing loss, your understanding and support can not only play a critical role in fostering that relationship, but also greatly enhance their quality of life. In this blog post, we suggest ways to support someone with hearing loss, including easy communication techniques, and tips on creating an inclusive environment for anyone hard of hearing.
Untreated hearing loss can have far-ranging negative effects on social connections, mental wellness, and even cognitive health. In this article, we outline the biggest repercussions of untreated hearing loss, shedding light on the importance of timely intervention and the transformative power of hearing aids.
Whether it’s due to changes in your hearing, overall health, or lifestyle, upgrading your hearing aids can significantly enhance your hearing experience and overall well-being. In this article, we’ll explore when and how often to upgrade your hearing aids for your best hearing experience, including five reasons to upgrade your hearing aids now.
In 1927, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) designated the month of May as Better Hearing and Speech Month. Their goal at the time was to raise awareness about speech and hearing challenges and — more importantly — encourage people to take action and treat their own hearing and speech problems. That mission is just as […]
Hearing aids are designed to be a large part of our daily lives and should be one of the first things on your packing list when it is time for a trip. Whether you are traveling for work or for fun, it is important to have a few tricks in mind when you travel with […]
Recently, the FDA released its final regulations on over-the-counter hearing aids. This regulation introduced an entirely new category of hearing aids called “over the counter” or “OTC.” OTC hearing aids officially became available Monday, October 17th, and will be an additional option to the existing category of hearing aids that the FDA now refers to as “prescription.” As […]
Why upgrade your hearing? If you are aware that you are having difficulty hearing, it’s probably time for an upgrade. Don’t let the word “Upgrade” be a cause for anxiety, there are simple things that can give your ability to communicate a boost. Simple Things: More Help The question is “Why upgrade your hearing?” Hearing […]
Difficulty hearing is a common problem that increases with age. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) You should see your doctor or hearing specialist if you: Hearing Specialists Hearing specialists who offer treatments such as hearing aids are a good community resource to learn more about your hearing. Hearing instrument specialists are trained […]
Our ears are a sensitive and vital part of our body and it is important to be aware of the proper ways to care for them. For starters, the first thing you should know is ears are efficient and self-cleaning. Thus, the general rule for ear care is that “less is more.” The “less” applies […]
Typically, hearing aids will last three to five years depending on usage, but various things can affect a hearing aid’s lifetime. Do you wear them all day every day? Do you live in a humid or dusty environment? Do you take good care of them? Hearing aids can function longer than five years, but many […]
During the winter, the biggest threat to hearing aids is moisture. The problem with cold weather is that it often includes rapid changes in temperature to your device. If you’re outside, the drop in temperature might be extreme from that of a heated home or car. These rapid changes in temperature can produce condensation on […]
It’s no secret that hearing loss and diabetes are two grave health concerns among Americans; in fact, about 30 million people in the United States suffer from diabetes—and nearly 35 million have some form of hearing loss. Coincidence? Not likely. Recent studies have shown that there is a meaningful connection between people with diabetes and their inherent […]
Meniere’s Disease is a serious disorder of the inner ear that very few people are familiar with, but that affects between 3.5 per 100.000 and 513 per 100.000 people in the population. This ear disease can occur at any age, though it is most common in adults between the ages of 20 and 50. By […]
The recorded history of hearing loss goes back hundreds of years. People have created technology to correct it since the first pre-historic human found that cupping a hand behind one ear amplified sound. Today’s hearing aid technology is still evolving, and has come a long way since the days of the very first attempts to […]