How to Pick the Right Hearing Aid Model

  Today’s advances in technology ensure that your hearing loss can be efficiently remedied with the appropriate hearing aid model. The problem is finding the right one. With all of the hearing aid models available in the market, it can be just a little overwhelming. But by looking at four factors—together with assistance from an…

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How to Communicate Effectively Despite Hearing Loss

  Communication is regularly cited as one of the most—if not the most—important factors to strengthening and preserving healthy relationships. As reported by the PBS program The Emotional Life: “How couples behave when solving problems together or arguing can predict the character and success of their relationship. A raised eyebrow, a hand on the arm,…

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Why Two Hearing Aids Are Better Than One

  Are two hearing aids better than one? If you’re searching for the short answer, then yes, almost all cases of hearing loss are ideally treated with two hearing aids. If you want to learn why, or are interested about why we have two ears in the first place, then keep on reading. The Advantages…

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The Alarming Hearing Loss Statistics You Need to Know About

 Far too frequently, we hear people say that hearing loss only applies to “old people,” that it’s just part of getting old, or that it’s generally an uncommon ailment. These claims couldn’t be further from the facts. Here are statistics you need to know about: Prevalence of hearing loss in the US Hearing loss, to…

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6 Ways Your Brain Transforms Sound Into Emotion

 It has long been understood that there are powerful connections between sound, music, emotion, and memory, and that our personal experiences and preferences determine the type and intensity of emotional reaction we have to distinct sounds. For example, research has uncovered these common associations between specific sounds and emotions: The sound of a thunderstorm evokes…

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Understanding Your Treatment Options for Tinnitus

 Nearly 45 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, which is the perception of sound where no outside sound source exists. This phantom sound is normally identified as a ringing sound, but can also manifest as a buzzing, hissing, whistling, swooshing, or clicking. The first thing to understand about tinnitus is that it’s a symptom, not a…

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Professional musicians at greater risk of developing hearing loss

  Celebrity, wealth, and screaming fans — these are a couple of the terms and phrases you’d use in order to describe the lifestyle of a professional musician. In spite of this, what you most likely wouldn’t give thought to is “hearing loss” or “tinnitus,” the not-so-enjoyable side-effects of all that fame, wealth, and screaming….

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Preventing work related hearing loss with high fidelity, custom-fit ear plugs

  85 decibels. That’s the sound intensity at which repeated exposure can result in significant hearing damage. 100 decibels. that is the sound level reached by a rock show, which is not-so-good news for musicians or show goers. It’s also part of a greater problem: According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a…

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