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If you have a friend or loved one suffering from hearing loss, they are not alone. Around 36 million Americans have some form of hearing impairment. Unfortunately, broaching the subject with people can be a delicate matter. You do not want to hurt their feelings or their pride. In most cases, someone with hearing loss is in self-denial of the problem. 

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Bluetooth Streaming Technology For Hearing Aids Unlike eyeglasses, hearing aids still haven’t been fully embraced by modern society, and the technology associated with traditional hearing aids is archaic, at best. But times are changing, and new technology is allowing many of us to marry form and function, giving us the technology we want in the devices that we need the

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Mild hearing loss is generally not considered a disability. But you are eligible for Social Security disability benefits if your hearing loss is drastic. Both ears should have the same or near the same reduced hearing ability. If you have decent hearing in one ear, then you will not qualify for benefits. In order to qualify, the Social Security Administration

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There are many different types of hearing aids that are available on the market, with advanced technology to improve the lives of those with a hearing impairment. Advanced Audiology is Santa Clarita’s expert on hearing solutions, with a wealth of knowledge about the top aids in the industry. As technology levels increase, hearing aids become more automatic and have better

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Can Lost Hearing Be Restored? Hearing loss can be frustrating, and it can become more of an issue as you get older. Hearing loss can not be fully restored, but there are ways to improve the situation. While many look for a way to have their hearing restored, such as hearing aids or medication, others turn to quick hacks that

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Wearing Hearing Aids for the First Time Wearing hearing aids for the first time can present a few challenges. At first, it can feel uncomfortable having these in your ears. The way you process noise on a daily basis is bound to change. Thankfully, there are certain steps you can take to make your experience with them a bit more

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Zen Therapy by Widex According to The American Tinnitus Association, an estimated 50 million Americans have gone through tinnitus. A vast majority of those people suffer from varying degrees of hearing loss, which they may not be aware of, or it simply is not a pressing concern. Hearing loss leads to a reduced neural activity reaching the auditory cortex, which

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Types of Hearing Loss Hearing loss is a condition that can affect many people and can cover a wide array of issues. Hearing loss can generally be divided into three different types.  Sensorineural Hearing Loss This is the most common type of hearing loss. It occurs either over time or with old age. Excessive exposure to loud noises or genetics

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When to Wear Ear Protection Everyone responds to noise differently, but we all need to protect our ears from damage due to excessive noise. Even if your hearing isn't as sensitive, failing to properly protect your ears in noisy situations can lead to a loss of hearing. When asking yourself whether or not you should be wearing some form of

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How Headphone Volume Can Damage Your Hearing Everywhere we go, we see people with headphones on or earbuds in their ears. This popular method for consuming audio media has become standard practice for most Americans because they allow us to conveniently listen to audio without disturbing those near us. However, did you know that, when used improperly, headphones can cause damage

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