Hearing Matters

Common Medications That May Cause Hearing Loss

With all the medicines available to us – for everything from allergies to heartburn – it is important to be aware of some of the side effects for medicine you use regularly. Many people do not know that medications can be damaging to our hearing. Because our ears are quite sensitive to changes in our […]

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Surprising Statistics on Hearing Loss

In our data-driven society, it’s becoming easier and easier to gather statistics about any topic, and hearing loss is no exception. Would it surprise you to learn that age-related hearing loss is on the rise? Probably not, given our awareness of the “baby boomer” generation rapidly reaching the 65+ age, but what about the individual […]

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Helpful Tips for Adjusting to New Hearing Aids

Whether it is your first set of hearing aids or a new type with better technology, expect an adjustment period to get used to them. Because hearing aids can improve your quality of life, it is important to continue wearing them, despite the initial time required to transition to better hearing. If you have any […]

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Experiencing Sudden Hearing Loss? Here’s What to Do

Imagine waking up one morning and not being able to hear out of one ear, or hearing a sudden, loud “pop” and losing your hearing in that instant. Sounds like scary stuff, right? Unfortunately, it does happen sometimes, often to adults in their late 40s or early 50s. While there are any number of disorders […]

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5 Signs It’s Time to Consider a Hearing Aid

As we’ve just celebrated the Fourth of July with beautifully colorful fireworks displays that often are quite loud, what better time is there to think about our hearing, which so many of us take for granted and rarely discuss? If you’ve ever wondered whether it might be time to consider a hearing aid, chances are, […]

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Speech-in-Noise, What can we do about background noise?

By Ryan Hill, Au.D. Difficulty hearing speech in noise is the most common complaint of any person who has hearing loss whether or not they wear hearing aids. This is one of the most challenging aspects of our jobs as audiologists and also for the researchers and scientists who are working on new technology. The […]

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May is Better Speech and Hearing Month!

By Ryan Hill, Au.D Happy May Day! In addition to May bringing spring flowers and Mother’s Day, May is also Better Hearing & Speech Month– something that is near and dear to our hearts. So, how do you get the best hearing possible? If you need hearing aids get them AND wear them! Help keep […]

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What’s New In Hearing Technology
A Quick Rundown

By: Ryan Hill, Au.D.   Because new hearing aid models are released every 6 months from the different manufacturers its hard for anyone to keep up with what’s going on in the industry. This is even the case for audiologists and other hearing professionals! However, at The Hill Hear Better Clinic we take pride in […]

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How Do I Clean My Hearing Aids?

THHBC Maintenance tips By: Ryan Hill, Au.D. Here are some quick cleaning tips for taking care of your hearing aids, no matter the style! Wipe any wax off the hearing aid with a tissue when you’re finished using it for the day. This sounds, and is, very simple to do and can help you insert […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Hearing Aids

Recommendations for Success By: Ryan Hill, Au.D. No matter what style of hearing aid, what degree of hearing loss, or how long you have been wearing hearing aids, we have some quick tips for getting the most out of your devices. Wear your hearing aids for all waking hours This is especially important for new […]

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