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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How Modern Hearing Aids Can Save Your Holiday Season

  Dealing with hearing loss throughout the holiday season can be particularly difficult. While you may actually prefer to NOT hear some of your family members, the discussions you do want to engage in can be stressful. And because nearly all large holiday events tend to be loud, it can be nearly impossible to concentrate…

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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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10 Cool Ways to Control Your Hearing Aids With the Apple Watch

  By Joho345 (Own work) [CC BY 4.0], via Wikimedia Commons Imagine being able to fine-tune the volume, treble, and bass on your hearing aids as discretely and easily as checking the time on your wrist. Or picture fine-tuning your hearing aids for any hearing environment without ever having to touch your hearing aids. Sound…

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How Insects are Revolutionizing Hearing Aids

 Today’s hearing aids have come a long way; present models are highly effective and include powerful digital capabilities, such as wifi connectivity, that considerably improve a person’s ability to hear along with their all-around quality of life. But there is still room for improvement. Specifically, in specific situations hearing aids have some challenges with two…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Hearing Aid Batteries

  Zinc-air-battery-types by Marc Andressen is licensed under Attribution CC 2.0 You could make a strong case that the most critical component of your hearing aid is the battery: without it, nothing else works, and if it fails, your hearing fails with it. In this brief guide, we’ll reveal everything you need to know about…

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The Digital Advantage: Analog Vs. Digital Hearing Aids

  You’ve more than likely heard that today’s hearing aids are “not your father’s hearing aids,” or that hearing aid technology is light-years ahead of where it used to be, even as recently as 5 to 10 years ago. But what makes modern technology so much better? And what exactly can present day hearing aids…

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The Top 5 Hearing Aid Myths Exposed

 Sometimes, it seems as if we love to deceive ourselves. Wikipedia has an page titled “List of common misconceptions” that contains hundreds of universally-held but false beliefs. Yes, I know it’s Wikipedia, but take a look at the bottom of the web page and you’ll notice approximately 385 credible sources cited. For instance, did you…

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How to Read Your Audiogram at Your Hearing Test

  You have just finalized your hearing test. The hearing specialist is now entering the room and presents you with a graph, like the one above, except that it has all of these characters, colors, and lines. This is intended to highlight to you the exact, mathematically precise features of your hearing loss, but to…

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