Author Archives: Hearing Aid Experts

  • New Year, Good Ears

    Posted on December 29, 2015 by in Tips

    With 2015 now behind us, it’s a good time to decide what our goals for 2016 will be. And while many people are resolving to lose weight, save money, and stay in touch with family and friends, there is one important resolution many of us overlook—preserving our hearing. Naturally, you’re probably wondering why you should make such a commitment. Truth be told, there are plenty of reasons to care about how your current habits and environment affects your hearing. As […]

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  • 10 Tips for Surviving the Holidays with Hearing Loss

    Posted on November 29, 2015 by in Tips

    Hosting holiday parties and dinners requires a lot of planning and preparation. Food, decorations, and music are usually the focal points of planning, and rightfully so. But how often do we stop to consider the quality of hearing for some of our guests? If you hadn’t up until now, consider it the perfect time to start.  In doing so, you’ll not only make for a more comfortable setting, but not a single person at your party will miss out on […]

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  • The Holidays are Almost Hear

    Posted on October 27, 2015 by in Tips

    Fall is likely the greatest season of all. With holidays peeking around the corner, you’re likely looking forward to spending time with friends and family. It’s in these moments that you can rest assured there are wonderful times to be had, including sharing laughs over old memories and catching up on current events. After all, isn’t that what the holidays are all about? While the answer for many of us is ‘Yes’, there are 30 to 48 million Americans who […]

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  • Driving Safely with Hearing Loss

    Posted on April 22, 2015 by in How to

    Driving is an activity that requires a combination of senses in order to reduce the risk of accidents and arrive safely at your destination. Drivers with hearing impairment need to take extra precautions as their diminished hearing can pose a risk, but only if they do not take measures to manage that risk. When driving a vehicle, you depend on your hearing to know that an emergency vehicle is approaching, to hear a warning honk from another driver, or to […]

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  • Newborn and Early Childhood Hearing

    Posted on March 15, 2015 by in Children, Detection

    Unlike an adult, detecting hearing loss in children can be more challenging since a newborn or toddler does not yet possess the skills to effectively communicate. However, as many as three in one thousand children are born with some form of hearing loss, with many more children developing or being diagnosed with hearing losses in their development.  The most identifiable impact on a child with hearing loss is missed milestones.  A child with hearing loss may have delayed speech and […]

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    How do you know your Hearing aids are working properly?

    Posted on November 24, 2014 by in Audiology

    In an effort to keep up with your life, you take care of the things you rely on every day. You make certain that your vehicle is maintained properly, your financial accounts are providing you a comfortable level of security and you’ve probably adjusted your diet at one time or another to improve your health. To be certain that you are getting the greatest satisfaction, you test drove your car before you purchased it, compared bankers against industry standards before […]

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    Personal Sound Amplification Products (PSAP) are no substitute for hearing aids.

    Posted on July 2, 2014 by in Audiology

    The beautiful thing about the world we live in is that we are seeing technology advance at a pace faster than we’ve ever seen before.  Audiology and hearing-related products are no exception to these exciting advancements.  But as with any technology, it is critical for individuals to know when it is appropriate and best to use it.  For example, cell phones are great for getting driving directions, but you shouldn’t be driving and texting. Yes, you could… but should you? […]

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    Is Trulink the Future of Hearing Aids?

    Posted on March 24, 2014 by in iPhone Apps

    Recent technology has produced smart phones, smart TVs, smart cars, and even smarter consumers. The emergence of Google glass has brought wearing glasses into fashion for the first time ever. Is it possible that a new partnership between Starkey and Apple will have all the cool kids scrambling for a hearing aid? The hearing aids produced for this generation are so small and advanced that there are some you can barely see, and some that you can take under water. […]

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    Auditory Training Through Music?

    Posted on February 4, 2014 by in Hearing Loss, Research

    We have often shared blogs about hearing loss, and how to manage when hearing starts to fade. We have also warned of the dangers of loud noises, and the ease with which everyday sounds can contribute to hearing loss; but short of recommending ear plugs, or turning down your ipod, what can we do to ensure that we don’t lose our hearing in the first place? How can we work on keeping our hearing intact, or begin to restore it […]

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    New World Record Causes Hearing Loss in Sports Fans

    Posted on December 1, 2013 by in Hearing Loss

    On October 14, 2013 a new record was added to the Guinness Book. The Kansas City Chiefs fans broke the world record for an outdoor sports stadium in their 24-7 win over Oakland that Sunday when they reached 137.5 decibels in the closing minutes. The decibel level to beat was 136.6 set by Seahawks fans just a few months earlier. The latest trend in sporting events is to break this Guinness World Record, and this football season many teams’ fans are attempting […]

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