Hearing Health Blog

With Christmas quickly approaching and the malls already decorated with different shades of red and green, it's important to get any last minute shopping out of the way! The holidays can cause isolation for individuals with hearing loss , so it's important to find simple way to include them. An easy way to make a difference is by inspiring people

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You’ve taken your audiologist’s advice and now use a hearing device. Although you’re delighted that it is so much easier to listen to conversation, being aware of background noise again is distracting and intrusive. The latter is hardly surprising because your hearing loss meant you haven’t heard traffic and other noises for quite some time, so having it suddenly reappear

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Now, more than ever, cases of hearing loss among the young and old have hit the max, with over 36 million Americans suffering from some degree of hearing loss. What is more worrying is the fact that those affected are not taking the necessary steps to rectify their hearing difficulties. In addition, some victims of hearing loss are not even

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Losing your ability to hear can be a worrisome experience, especially when you begin to think how it will affect the quality of your life. Many people who have hearing issues tend to fear informing people such as family members and friends. In addition, a large percentage of the population does not go for testing either. In most cases, they

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Being an advanced country, the USA may be viewed as healthy and productive. While we are above par in healthcare facilities when compared to developing countries, it may be noted that there are certain public health issues that are proving to be a concern for the government. There are certain diseases and conditions that the country, as a whole, is

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When your hearing aids are properly fitted and programmed, you should not have problems with feedback, whistling, or other strange noises.  However, we don’t live in a perfect world.  If you ever have problems with whistling noises or feedback, its time to get in to your audiologist’s office right away.  Causes of Hearing Aid Feedback Sounds Remember that your hearing

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Nearly one in five Americans has significant hearing loss, far more than previously estimated, a first-ever national analysis finds. That means more than 48 million people across the United States have impairments so severe that it’s impossible for them to make out what a companion is saying over the din of a crowded restaurant, said Dr. Frank Lin, author of

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Gene Erickson, BC-HIS, ACA, felt his career path in healthcare was unrewarding – until 1990 when his father-in-law decided to retire from his hearing care practice in Mesa. That’s when the Hospital Administration and Healthcare Finance major took a leap of faith and found his niche. “My wife and I took a close look at the opportunity and made career

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How are you protecting your investment? Dry & Store is the most effective way to care for hearing instruments of all types, including traditional hearing aids and cochlear implant equipment. Utilizing the same principle as clothes drying on a line, Dry & Store gently circulates warm, dry air around your hearing aids. Then our specially-formulated Dry-Brik® desiccant captures the moisture.

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Hearing professionals have long believed that there’s a relationship between hearing loss and the onset or worsening of depression in some of their patients. A recent study from Australia indicates there may be an increased risk of the life-sapping effects of depression among those who have experienced hearing loss, or seen their hearing loss worsen. “When left untreated, hearing loss

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