The Many Impacts of Treating A Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss can have a huge impact on all aspects of your life. From the inability to connect with family, friends and colleagues due to poor hearing, to missing out on important conversations and meetings, this type of impairment can make it difficult for you to succeed in the workplace and at home. Fortunately, there […]

New Study on Hearing Loss and Cognition

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New Study Reveals that Hearing Aid Use Decreases Likelihood of dementia by almost 20% Hearing loss is something that affects countless people each year and can not only create difficulty in communication, but also lead to long-term health issues. A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Manchester has revealed a strong link […]

Everything You Need to Know to Choose the Right Hearing Aid

Everything You Need to Know to Choose the Right Hearing Aid Despite being around for centuries, hearing aids are still a relatively new technology. As such, there is a lot of information people may not know, that they should take into consideration before making a purchase. Like most people, you likely have questions about hearing aids. […]

Hearing Aid Care: Maintaining Your Devices Properly

You know what they say: “a stitch in time saves nine.” Taking a few moments each day to properly care for your hearing aids will prevent a lot of cost and inconvenience in the future. If you want to make sure your hearing aids stay in good shape and last as long as possible, it’s […]

Why Musicians Should Purchase Ear Protection

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Living like a rock star and playing music is a prized dream. However, living such a lifestyle can result in damage to your hearing if you aren’t careful. Using ear protection as a musician can be a great way to protect your hearing and elongate your music career. Once you know all the reasons why […]

The Most Frequent Mistakes New Hearing Aid Owners Make

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Hearing aids are a valuable accessory for those with hearing difficulties. However, if you’re new to hearing aids, there are some common mistakes new owners make that reduce the durability of their devices and limit their options. Understanding how to use hearing aids properly can improve your auditory experience, as well as heighten your quality […]

Getting Your Hearing Tested Annually: Why It’s So Important

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If you are like most people, you probably know how important it is to have an eye care exam at least once every other year, if not annually. What you probably don’t know is that you need to have your hearing checked regularly. This is especially true if you are middle-aged or older. At Wichita […]

Real Ear Measurement: What Is It and How Does It Help Hearing Aid Fittings?

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The goal of hearing aid fittings is to ensure you can hear more clearly. Since everyone’s ears are different, the acoustic demands of each person vary from individual to individual. In fact, the same person can have two very differently shaped ear canals. In addition, your ears also hear differently! The right ear is typically […]

Does Hearing Loss Affect Cognitive Decline in Adults?

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Hearing loss can be extremely frustrating both for those suffering from it as well as their loved ones. However, it appears to be a common effect of aging, with 40–50% of adults over 65 years having some sort of hearing impairment, with the number rising to 83% for adults above 70. This number makes hearing […]

Everything You Need to Know About Tinnitus

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Do your ears constantly ring or hum? Do you experience phantom sounds that aren’t actually there? If the answer is yes, then you know exactly how awkward and annoying the sensation can be. You likely ignore the buzzing sound coming from deep within your ear canal the first time it happens and go about your […]