New Hearing Medication? Biotech Startups May Have Solutions

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Have you heard the buzz around new medications to treat hearing loss? Are there magical pills on the market that you can take to restore your hearing? With an aging population, hearing loss and hearing aids are hot topics, getting more attention every day. Has your daughter been bugging you to get hearing aids? Do you have trouble hearing your … Read More

The Connection Between Happiness and Hearing Loss

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The physical symptoms of hearing loss–ringing in the ears, difficulty understanding conversations–may be immediately apparent or more subtle and difficult to recognize. But what about the emotional symptoms? Studies show that hearing damage can have a significant effect on a person’s mental and emotional well-being, often leading to feelings of anxiety, frustration, and depression. If hearing loss goes untreated these … Read More

How Hearing Aids Improve Your Safety

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There are so many benefits to using hearing aids. It has been shown that hearing devices improve relationships, increase work performance and lead to a better quality of life. But did you know that another way hearing instruments can benefit you is by improving your safety? The most common cause of nonfatal injury in every age group is falling down … Read More

Benefit of Using Hearing Aids

Benefits of Using Hearing Aids

Did you know that hearing loss is a common condition for millions of Americans around the country? According to the World Health Organization, around 50 million Americans have been diagnosed with some degree of hearing loss. For many, this means that they’re faced with the decision of using hearing aids. Although it is a big decision, the benefits of hearing … Read More

Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

How to adjust to new hearing aids

Now that you’ve been fitted for your new hearing aids, you’re on your way to a life-changing experience. With your new hearing aids, you’ll once again experience sounds that you’ve missed for some time. Adjusting to your new hearing aids may be a disorienting experience at first. As you begin to get accustomed to the clear sounds of your environment, … Read More

Choosing the Right Hearing Aid

Choosing the Right Hering Aid

Choosing the Right Hearing Aid The Prescription of Hearing Aids Hearing loss affects 48 million Americans, making it the third most common medical condition in the United States. Many people begin to experience changes in their hearing, but because it is a gradual and invisible condition, it may not be addressed right away. Hearing specialists estimate that people wait an … Read More

What to Expect at a Hearing Exam

What to Expect at a Hearing Exam

What to Expect at a Hearing Exam Congratulations! If you are preparing for your hearing exam, you have taken the first step toward better hearing health – and better overall health as well. On average, it takes a person seven years from the time they first experience changes in their hearing until they decide to seek a consultation and take a … Read More

Talking to a Loved One About Hearing Loss

Talking to a Loved One about Hearing Loss

Talking to a Loved One About Hearing Loss Hearing Loss Overview Have you noticed that your loved one has been watching TV or listening to the radio at a very high volume? Do you find yourself having to repeat what you say multiple times? These are signs that your loved one may be experiencing hearing loss. Hearing loss is the … Read More

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss

Identifying Signs Hearing Loss

Identifying the Signs of Hearing Loss   Hearing Loss Overview Hearing loss is the third most common medical condition in the United States, affecting 20% of the population. Though hearing loss may occur to anyone at any age, it is most prevalent among older Americans. One in three people age 65 and older, and 50% of people age 75 and … Read More