Hearing Health Blog

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Why Are Hearing Aid Prices So Different?

A hearing aid is a little electronic device that is worn either in or behind your ear. Its main purpose is to make certain sounds louder, as this helps those who have hearing loss to listen with greater clarity, communicate effectively and participate confidently in daily life.  A hearing aid is made up of three […]

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How to Persuade a Loved One to Try Hearing Aids

If you have a loved one struggling with hearing loss, you may wonder how to persuade them to try hearing aids. It can be a difficult conversation, but it’s important to remember that hearing aids can make a massive difference in the quality of life for someone with hearing loss. Here are some tips on […]

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Sound Waves and How Hearing Loss Affects Our Perception of Them

Did you know that sound is a type of energy? It’s transmitted through the air like waves, and when those waves hit our ears, they are turned into electrical signals that our brain interprets. This is what allows us to hear things. Unfortunately, when we lose hearing, something has gone wrong with these electrical signals. […]

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High-Frequency Hearing Loss: Know the Symptoms and Treatment

High-frequency hearing loss is a very commonly experienced form of hearing loss, and unfortunately, it can also be one of the most difficult to live with due to tit making it more difficult to understand conversations, singing and other important signals like alarms. Who Can Experience High-Frequency Hearing Loss? High-frequency hearing loss can affect anyone […]

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Why Is There No Cure for Tinnitus?

Tinnitus is when you hear a ringing, buzzing or sounds in your ears. Sometimes, it can also feel like it is coming from somewhere else inside your head. A lot of people experience tinnitus as a low-level sound that they are able to ignore, but a lot of people who are experiencing tinnitus experience it […]

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7 Habits That Are Damaging to Hearing Health

Hearing health is really important. No one wants to experience hearing loss if they can possibly avoid doing so, and yet many of us will regularly engage in various habits that are known to be damaging to hearing health! Of course, we don’t always know that we’re putting our hearing at risk, so we don’t […]

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Untreated Hearing Loss Can Cause Mayhem With Your Health

Experiencing hearing loss can change the way that you live your life, as you have to make adaptations to suit your condition and subsequent requirements. However, it can be tough to acknowledge your hearing loss and actively seek out treatment, and many people actually choose to ignore their hearing loss in the hopes that it […]

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When Is It Time To Update Your Hearing Aid?

If you experience hearing loss, hearing aids can be a very beneficial addition to your life. One minute you are feeling alienated and frustrated about your inability to keep up with a discussion, and the next your social life is thriving again. This is critical for the millions of people who are experiencing a decline […]

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Hearing Aids – a Cure For Tinnitus?

The exact cause of tinnitus, which is characterized by a continual ringing or buzzing in the ears, is frequently unknown. We do know, however, that if you suffer from hearing loss, your chances of acquiring tinnitus increase significantly. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, up to 90% of those who experience tinnitus also […]