The technology behind today’s hearing aids is a thing of wonder. We’ve come a long way from the large, uncomfortable, plastic, behind-the-ear devices that many remember. Wearer’s of these earlier devices were limited in their options for style, size, color, and features. However, today’s hearing aids offer a much more user-friendly, customizable device with a… Continue reading Hearing Aid Manufacturers are Marching Headlong into Bluetooth Technology
Does your spouse tell you to turn the television down on a regular basis? Do you have to ask your friends to repeat themselves whenever you get together? Is talking on the phone a tiresome task that you’d rather not bother with? According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Diseases, there are… Continue reading Why a Shocking Number of People Are Not Wearing Hearing Aids
Accidents can happen to anyone, right? That is why we call them “accidents,” after all. However, certain factors can increase your risk of accidental injury. While you might think something like “being clumsy” might top the list of risk factors for accidental injury, the truth is something very common: hearing loss. A recent study analyzed… Continue reading Hearing Loss Can Increase Your Risk for Accidental Injury
Most people focus on the bigger picture. Do I have enough health and life insurance coverage? What will happen if I have an accident and break a leg or arm? Does my genetic history mean I’ll have heart troubles? Will I get hit by a bus because I was texting and walking? For the general… Continue reading Unusual Causes of Hearing Loss
These days there are so many choices when it comes to hearing better with hearing loss. These devices can help to improve the quality of sound and hearing, and if you’ve been diagnosed with hearing loss, you may be considering your options and what would work best for you. For the millions of Americans living… Continue reading What is the Difference Between a Hearing Amplifier and a Hearing Aid?
Hearing loss can be attributed to many factors such as long-term exposure or a sudden blast of loud noise, sudden pressure changes, injury to the eardrum, the build-up of ear wax, or advanced age. Other reasons include medications that cause ototoxicity, diseases, and illness, or trauma to the head or neck. Whether it’s a sudden… Continue reading Hearing Loss and Keeping the Love Alive