Hearing Health Blog

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Signs You are Wearing an Ill-fitting Hearing Aid

If you are experiencing hearing loss, one of the best things you can do is to get a hearing aid. These devices sit in or around your ears and use a built-in microphone to make sounds louder. It can be invaluable to enable you to engage fully in conversations or enjoy films and music to […]

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The Problems with Too Much Earwax

Everyone gets wax in their ears from time to time. Perhaps you’ve taken out your headphones and noticed they’re covered in orange-brown goo, or maybe someone has pointed out that your ears need a clean. It can be unpleasant and annoying, but usually, there is nothing to worry about. Earwax is an oily substance, properly […]

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How to Properly Maintain Your Hearing Aid at Home

Hearing aids need proper care to help protect them. Some repairs that hearing aids need should be carried out by a professional. However, there are numerous things you can do to look after your hearing aids at home. By taking good care of your hearing aids, you can prevent them from being damaged and keep […]

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Hearing Loss on The Rise For All Demographics

Hearing loss is on the rise in all demographics. It’s an issue that affects people of all ages, ethnicities and socioeconomic backgrounds. If you are one of the many individuals who have hearing loss or are at risk for it, then this blog post is for you! It will cover some vital information about why […]

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How Can I Make My Hearing Aids More Comfortable?

Hearing aids are devices that help people who have trouble hearing due to impaired. They work by amplifying sound waves and emitting them into the ear canal with a microphone, which converts them into electrical signals that the brain can understand. There are different types of hearing aids available on the market today, but not […]

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How Hearing Loss Impacts Your Memory

How does hearing loss impact your memory? A study by the Mayo Clinic found that people with hearing loss were more likely to have a cognitive impairment, including memory problems. The researchers studied 14 older adults with standard thinking skills and 24 who had mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which often leads to Alzheimer’s disease or […]

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What Are The Best Earplugs For Hearing Protection?

Today, there are many types of earplugs on the market for hearing protection. In fact, there are so many that you might wonder which is best. Some are expensive, some are cheap and some come in giant bulk-buy boxes.  Earplugs tend to be made of one of four materials: wax, foam, silicone or thermoplastic. Some […]

Why Choose a Hearing Instrument Specialist?

If you believe that your hearing might not be as good as it once was, your first instinct is to find a professional who can provide a diagnosis and offer treatment options. However, that process can be challenging. Today there are many different hearing professionals out there, all seemingly offering something different.  In this post, […]

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Which Are The Most Popular Types Of Hearing Aids?

Hearing aids are not one-size-fits-all. Instead, there are multiple different types, each offering users a unique experience. In recent years, hearing aid technology has developed tremendously. The entire industry is benefiting from miniaturization made possible by the fabulous success of the consumer electronics sector. Today, many hearing aid manufacturers are borrowing components directly from mainstream providers […]

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How Better Hearing Can Help Your Career

Good hearing is one of the senses we can take for granted until we experience hearing loss. A totally fulfilled and enjoyable life can be had with less-than-stellar hearing, of course, but it’s also true that treating this condition to the degree it can be managed will help improve a life in several ways. Some […]