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It may be hard for you to accept that you are suffering from some degree of hearing loss. After all, you’re in your 40s—how could this be happening? The reality is, many adults under the age of 60 will experience hearing loss, often caused by exposure to loud noise. Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Younger Adults You have never had a hard time hearing, but lately… Read More
The first choice you will have to make when buying new hearing aids is whether you want an in-the-ear model or a style that sits behind the ear. Each model offers advantages and disadvantages to wearers, and your hearing aid specialist will help you choose the best style for you. Whether you ultimately choose a behind-the-ear hearing aid style because of the ease and comfort… Read More
If you suffer from severe, chronic tinnitus, you would probably try anything to reduce the constant ringing or buzzing in your ears. While there is no proven cure for tinnitus caused by sensorineural hearing loss—which accounts for the vast majority of tinnitus cases—there are treatments that many sufferers have found to be effective in minimizing the impact of tinnitus. These sufferers report a reduction in… Read More
With the help of your hearing care provider, your first decision when it comes to your new hearing aids will be whether you want an in-the-ear or a behind-the-ear model. If you have profound hearing loss, an in-the-ear (ITE) model will probably not be an option for you, but most other people can consider these tiny, unobtrusive models when choosing a hearing device. Overview of In-the-Ear… Read More
Although often overlooked, hearing screenings should be a regular part of your health care plan. Just like you get annual physicals and vision check-ups, all adults should have their hearing checked on a regular basis. While the frequency of your screenings depends on your risk of hearing loss, there are good reasons for everyone to be tested at least once every few years. Why Get a Hearing… Read More