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How to Prevent Hearing loss: 10 Tips

By Donna | April 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

There are several things that can contribute to hearing loss. Here are a few tips you can do to help prevent hearing loss. Noise exposer – If you have to raise your voice to hear; it’s too loud. Limit your exposure to sound. If you are in loud noise on a regular basis, your risk …

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Communication in Health Care Settings for the hard of hearing

By Donna | March 15, 2019 | 0 Comments

Communicating clearly with doctors, medical staff is important for safety and well-being. Here are some tips to better communicate with your health care providers. Always tell the staff that you are hard of hearing or deaf. Repeat information to make sure you understand what was said. You don’t want to assume you understood. With different …

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Buying New Hearing Aids – Top 10 List for Buyers

By Donna | March 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Buying a hearing aid is an important decision on many levels as it is an investment in both money and time.  However, the benefits one can gain from improved hearing will outweigh those investments on a daily basis.  Therefore, it is important to take the right approach in shopping for a hearing aid to ensure …

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Hearing Loss in Young Adults is More Common Then you Think

By Donna | January 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Signs of hearing loss are often mistaken for other medical, social problems at all ages Hearing loss in teenagers is on the rise, and recent reports about the increase in hearing problems among teenagers serve as a reminder that one can have trouble hearing at any age. Early hearing loss treatment is key to minimizing …

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Our Favorite Hearing Aid Batteries

By Donna | December 7, 2018 | 0 Comments

Rechargeable batteries are now available on the market, ion lithium battery and Z-power. The most common type of battery is the zinc-air battery. There is different brands of zinc-air batteries and it does make a difference what one you use. Zinc-air batteries are air-activated, the sticker on them allows the batteries to remain inactive until …

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How does hearing test work?

By Donna | November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Most important part of finding the right hearing aid is having a good hearing test. A good hearing test should consist of first looking in your ear for any kind of blockage, air and bone pure tone audiometry, word recognition, and a few other words test. Your ear has three parts the outer ear, middle …

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How to Enjoy the Holidays with Hearing Loss Part 2 of 2

By Donna | October 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Take a break. Even people without hearing loss need to take a break from all the noise, give your brain, and ears a rest. Find a place by yourself for a few minutes or go outside and stretch a little. It will clear your head and build energy for another round of socializing. Don’t fake …

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Common Myths about Wearing a Hearing Aid

By Donna | October 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

For many, it takes years of struggles with misunderstanding speech in conversations, not hearing in noisy social settings and difficulties listening on the phone before they seek help with a hearing aid.  Yet, several days of strife may have been averted had a hearing aid been pursued earlier.  Today, many objections exist around hearing aids …

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Ringing in the Ears? Understanding Tinnitus

By Donna | October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

For many, there are no sounds of silence.  Instead, even the quietest of moments, such as sleep, can be filled with buzzing, humming or ringing sounds.  This unfortunate condition is called tinnitus and, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, it has affected nearly 25 million Americans to date.   Presently, no …

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How to Enjoy the Holidays with Hearing Loss part 1 of 2

By Donna | October 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Holidays are coming filled with family dinners, gatherings with friends, holiday parties and lots of socializing. Hearing loss can sometimes make it exhausting and overwhelming to want to be part of the fun. I hope these tips can help you have an enjoyable holiday season. Try to sit in a high back chair or …

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