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Degrees of hearing loss vary widely

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 22, 2016 7:35:00 AM

Have you ever wondered why the hearing aid your spouse or neighbor wears doesn’t work for you too? It’s because hearing loss differs with each individual.

It can appear anywhere on a spectrum from mild to severe, and doesn’t always affect both ears or have the same consequences. In short,there’s no one way to experience hearing loss – and there are many effective hearing aids that can help.

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Topics: Hearing loss, Hearing Technology, Hearing Aids, hearing aid fit,, Hearing Support

Hearing aids are a smart investment in your health

There’s no argument that hearing aids can be a big budget item, but when compared to other consumer electronics, they are an important investment proven to impact job performance, quality of life and health. If you have hearing loss, they are something you should not live without. So let’s compare the expense of hearing aids to something most of us think we can’t do without, a smartphone.

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Topics: Hearing Technology, Hearing Aids, hearing aid affordability, does insurance cover hearing aids, hearing aid technology, hearing aid cost, hearing aid expense

How hearing aids are good for your health

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 15, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Hearing loss can create a variety of problems and challenges in your life, but fortunately, hearing aid technology can improve or correct many of these issues. The benefits of hearing aids extend far beyond simply improving the quality of your hearing, making them an important factor for achieving good overall health.

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Topics: Hearing loss, Hearing Technology, Hearing Aids, age-related hearing loss, Hearing Support

5 facts about hearing aid technology

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 13, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States, after heart disease and arthritis. This means most people may need to purchase hearing aids in their lifetime. Hearing aids of the past were often regarded as obtrusive, and many individuals refused to wear them in order to not draw attention to their disability. However, hearing aid technology has improved greatly over the years, making these devices more appealing for individuals with hearing loss.

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Topics: Hearing loss, Hearing Technology, Hearing Aids, hearing aid fit,

Hearing loss by the numbers (Infographic)

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

If you’re dealing with hearing loss, it’s important to remember that you’re not alone. Millions of Americans experience some form of hearing loss, and the causes — and treatments — vary widely.

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Topics: Hearing loss, Hearing Aids, age-related hearing loss

Emotional stages of hearing loss

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

It takes time to overcome the emotional process involved when you’re dealing with hearing loss. To avoid alienating yourself from loved ones and social situations, it is important to address your symptoms of hearing loss as early as possible.

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Topics: Hearing loss

Ear health: how earwax protects your ears

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 6, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Excessively or incorrectly cleaning your ears can do more harm than good for your ear health. Earwax is a valuable asset for maintaining the self-cleaning properties of the ear canal. The delicate ear structures are prone to damage when individuals probe their ears with cotton applicators or other small tools.

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Topics: Hearing Support

Minerals that help and protect your hearing

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Sep 1, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Hearing loss is one of the most common results of aging. Gradually throughout the years, your inner and outer ear change and affect the ability to properly hear.

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Topics: Hearing Support

Identifying and understanding symptoms of hearing loss

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Aug 30, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Hearing loss manifests in many different ways. The degree and severity of your hearing loss determines the symptoms you will experience and the appropriate treatments to resolve them. The most common forms of hearing loss are sensorineural, conductive, and mixed.

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Topics: Hearing loss

Benefits of wearing hearing aids

Posted by Associated Audiologists on Aug 25, 2016 7:30:00 AM

Hearing loss is a common condition that affects millions of Americans. The inability to hear properly can cause problems in your personal, social, and professional life. Hearing aids can improve your personal safety, as well as increasing your quality of life by improving your hearing capacity.

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Topics: Hearing loss, Hearing Aids

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