Hearing Health Blog

The anatomy of the ear may be complex, but not all that complicated when you look at it in simple terms. Only a couple of anatomical parts assist in hearing . Nevertheless, if something goes awry with one of these parts, hearing can be impacted. The three parts of the ear Basically, the ear is comprised of three parts –

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Hearing aids work the best when they are properly adjusted and fitted. To get your hearing instruments working right, you’ll go to a hearing aid fitting appointment. This appointment lasts between one and two hours. During the appointment, your hearing provider will verify the hearing aids are providing the correct amount of amplification to your ears. Your hearing specialist will

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Even if your Spring Break is a staycation this year it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on all your area has to offer.  Museums, galleries, concert halls and theaters are using hearing loop technology to make events more accessible to those with hearing loss. How Hearing Loop Technology Works Hearing loops broadcast sound so individuals wearing hearing aids

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Gene Erickson, Owner and Practice Director of Desert Hearing Care is asking for your help to identify outstanding people with hearing loss in the East Valley for the 2016 Oticon Focus on People Awards. The national awards program celebrates the accomplishments of people with hearing loss who demonstrate that hearing loss does not limit a person’s ability to achieve, contribute

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When it comes to hearing aids there are a lot of dos and don’ts associated with them. For instance, don’t wear them in the shower, but do clean them daily. Hearing aids are a very small and complicated device and if not taken care of properly can cost users a lot of money. However, if they are taken care of

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Did you know that heart health and hearing are connected? Researchers now know a healthy heart is important for good hearing. We all accept the “knee bone’s connected to the hip bone,” but the “heart to the ear,” really? For those of you who like to understand the facts of the matter, consider the following research.  The ear is an

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Within their tiny structures, hearing aids contain many advanced technological components susceptible to damage from the presence of dirt, wax, and moisture – all of which tend to come near our ears. To keep hearing aid problems and repairs to a minimum, it’s important to clean them on a regular basis, removing any debris or buildup and keeping them as

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If you’ve recently been diagnosed with hearing loss and referred hearing aids by an audiologist, the good news is there are many different types, styles, sizes and features to choose from. One of the first decisions you’ll be making with the help of your audiologist is which of the two basic types of hearing aids to go with: in the ear

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So you have determined you have tinnitus . You have seen your audiologist, discussed your concerns and tests have been done. You have now been diagnosed with tinnitus. So what can be done to help you out? How can you get rid of this annoying noise that is always in your head? While studies are being done, there is no

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Now that you have found the hearing health professional you wish to book an appointment with, there are a few things you may want to consider or ask when booking your first appointment. Hours of operation: this is an important question to ask, as you need to ensure they are open hours that accommodate your lifestyle. You need to ensure

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