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Some hearing aids that work better for people in different age categories. And there are a number of hearing aid options that work better for seniors. Hearing aid technology has made great strides in recent years , which means there are many options for everyone.  When looking at hearing aid technology, it is important to understand how hearing aids work. This

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The goal of any earplug is obvious; it is all about reducing the volume of sound. Even though this is something that can be achieved with any earplugs, it actually doesn’t work out that straightforward. For instance, not all sound is equal. Sounds like speech can be quite different from sounds like background noise. With earplugs, you may want to

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Tinnitus is something that can be disturbing and can impact all aspects of your life, from work to your mood, and even your sleep. With it being a 'phantom' sound that you hear in your ears, it can be hard to pin-down, and as of yet, there is no cure known for it. That said, there are certain myths that

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After months of sheltering in place, consumers recognize the value of easy access to modern technologies to help them stay connected with family, friends, and business colleagues.  Phone calls, video chats, and other virtual connections have become our lifeline to the world. For people with hearing loss who often struggle with communication by phone or video chat, better hearing and the

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Hearing aids, for the people that can wear them, can really be life changing . However, they won’t be much help if they aren’t working well, and don’t have the power that they need from batteries to keep working. If you are someone that has used hearing aids before, then you will know that as soon as you start to

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When you experience hearing loss, you want to make sure that you have it dealt with as swiftly and as fully as possible. Fortunately, that is something that you can ensure more easily than you might think, and nobody ever has to have hearing loss for too long without an audiologist being able to help. The level of help that

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For many people that are hard of hearing, a hearing aid can enhance their quality of life no end. Straining to hear conversations at dinner parties or having to increase the volume on the TV isn’t fun. Forget about the feeling of isolation and embrace a nifty little hearing aid to help you hear with clarity once again. Just like

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  Earwax is your body’s natural way of lubricating and protecting your ears from debris and bacteria. If you do not have enough earwax, you may experience dry, itchy ears. Often times people feel the need to remove the wax on their own by using cotton swabs, inserting other objects into the ear canal, earwax candles, or other over-the-counter remedies.

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Telehealth practices in the hearing aid industry As a practicing audiologist for over 30 years, I could not have imagined our world turning upside down as it has with the spread of the deadliest pandemic since the Spanish Flu of 1918.   Every aspect of our lives has changed.  Economic, societal and healthcare changes are unprecedented to say the least.  But

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If you experience tinnitus, you could be hearing all sorts of things that you don’t want to be. From ringing in the ears to pulsating noises and from echoes to whistling sounds, tinnitus can cause a whole host of strange sensations. Tinnitus can be acute or chronic. Nearly everyone at some point in their life can experience it, but it

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