Exploring Some Amazing Features of Modern Hearing Aids

Most of the time, hearing aids come with a negative stigma of being large, ugly, and not quite all they’re cracked up to be. However, today’s modern hearing aids have thrown away those stereotypes and are much smaller and more effective. Let’s briefly explore some of the amazing options that are available should you find… Continue reading Exploring Some Amazing Features of Modern Hearing Aids

Four Ways to Talk Yourself Out of Getting a Hearing Aid

“I can’t hear you, so I’ll just laugh and hope it wasn’t a question.” Sound familiar? You are not alone. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, less than 25% of people who need hearing aids get them. Why the denial? Why do we labor so hard to avoid using a device that can dramatically improve… Continue reading Four Ways to Talk Yourself Out of Getting a Hearing Aid

The Top Reasons to Stop Stalling on Getting a Hearing Aid

It’s not unusual to experience resistance towards getting hearing aids, or even towards the thought that you just might need them. Losing the sense of hearing often occurs over a long period of time, decades even, and the gradual nature of the loss can leave us unaware of just how much we’re no longer hearing… Continue reading The Top Reasons to Stop Stalling on Getting a Hearing Aid

Ear Wax: Friend or Foe?

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Cerumen, more commonly known as earwax, is a bodily emanation produced by the glands present in our outer ear. Like most other secretions, this is also something that we prefer to deal with in private. And, the mere need for its existence is questioned by many. Well, this ugly-looking and an often-flaky thing that you’d… Continue reading Ear Wax: Friend or Foe?

The Real Impact of Hearing Loss

Helen Keller once shared that blindness separates people from things, but deafness separates people from other people. While it’s difficult to decide if the loss of one physical sense is qualitatively worse than another, it’s definitely hard to deny the difference in public awareness of between these conditions. After all, hearing loss is considered the… Continue reading The Real Impact of Hearing Loss

Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected?

Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected? Hearing loss often goes unnoticed and the person with the hearing problem is usually the last person to become aware of it.  Some people call this”Denial,” but that’s really not fair.   There are good reasons why hearing loss goes undetected, at least by the person that is having… Continue reading Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected?

Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected?

Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected? Hearing loss often goes unnoticed and the person with the hearing problem is usually the last person to become aware of it.  Some people call this”Denial,” but that’s really not fair.   There are good reasons why hearing loss goes undetected, at least by the person that is having… Continue reading Why Does Hearing Loss Go Undetected?

Family Help For A Family Issue

Family Help for a Family Issue   A recent article in Washington Post suggested a solution an aged-old problem.   Although hearing loss can occur at any age, it becomes more common as we get older.  In fact, the hearing of a typical 40-year old is already slightly poorer than the hearing of a typical… Continue reading Family Help For A Family Issue

Tinnitus: When the Sounds Just Won't Stop

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While hearing aids are excellent for helping people hear sounds that are beyond their reach, many don’t realize that they can also help people un-hear sounds that they cannot stop. Sounds that don’t actually exist at all. This phenomenon is commonly referred to as Tinnitus, a medical condition where those afflicted hear persistent sounds that… Continue reading Tinnitus: When the Sounds Just Won't Stop

8 Surprising Culprits of Hearing Loss

Over 48 million Americans report some degree of hearing loss, and ample evidence continues to point at exposure to loud noise and aging as main causes. However, recent findings reveal that many lesser-known contributors appear to be playing silent roles as well.   Painkillers As the most frequently used medication in the country, knowing the… Continue reading 8 Surprising Culprits of Hearing Loss