Hearing aids can be a great benefit to those suffering from hearing loss, but the facts about how they work and what they do aren’t clear to many people. There are many myths about hearing aids, but here are some of the most common that… Read More Hearing Aids: Myths and Facts
You might think that losing your hearing is an inevitable part of growing older, but that’s only one of many reasons people suffer from a severe hearing loss. While you can’t help many of them from happening, a wide variety of environmental factors can affect… Read More Top Causes of Severe Hearing Loss
Modern technology already does a lot for the 360 million people worldwide who have at least some amount of hearing loss, but compared to some other industries, progress is frustratingly slow for many people. Hearing aids still can’t translate certain frequencies with any amount of… Read More Modern Technology’s Impact on Hearing Loss
If your hearing aid doesn’t seem quite as effective lately, you might have missed doing a regular tune-up. Just like going to the dentist or taking your dog for a wellness checkup, your hearing aids need a yearly tune-up to keep them in top condition.… Read More How Often Should you Tune-Up Your Hearing Aid?
For people with hearing loss, using a phone can often be a challenge, even if they have hearing aids. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recognizes these problems and is working on a solution. They require that mobile wireless services and the manufacturers that provide the… Read More FCC Adopts Rules to Update Hearing Aid Compatibility Requirements
The holidays can be challenging for if you’ve got hearing aids, both for yourself and for the people around you. Conversations can be a struggle, and misunderstandings are frustratingly easy to happen. If holiday travel and gatherings seem more trouble than they’re worth, try these… Read More Tips for the Holidays with Hearing Aids
Meniere’s Disease is a serious disorder of the inner ear that very few people are familiar with, but that actually affects a large portion of the adult population. This ear disease can occur at any age, though it is most common adults between the ages… Read More Do I Have Meniere’s Disease, Or is It Something Else?
Age-related hearing loss affects 40 percent of adults aged 55 to 74, according to the International Journal of Audiology, but 80 percent of those who could benefit from a hearing aid do not use them. It seems men are particularly unlikely to wear hearing aids.… Read More Men Are More Likely to Avoid Getting Hearing Aids than Women
From finding a house-sitter to making sure you pack enough outfits for the upcoming trip, there’s a lot to check off your “to-do” list before you can enjoy an upcoming vacation. If you have hearing loss and will be traveling with a hearing aid, however,… Read More Helpful Travel Tips With Hearing Aids
The warmer months of summer are quickly approaching, and for those who wear hearing aids, this also means that it’s time to take some extra precautions when it comes to caring for these devices. While today’s hearing aids are designed to stand up to the… Read More Caring for Your Hearing Aids in the Summer