Hearing Matters

The Differences Between Cochlear Implants and Hearing Aids

Curious about the differences between cochlear implants and hearing aids? We’ll break it down to help you understand which treatment is right for you!

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The Risks of Going Without a Hearing Aid When You Truly Need It

The risks of untreated hearing loss are bigger than you might think. Find out how hearing loss can be harmful and how hearing aids can help!

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Understanding the 3 Main Types of Hearing Loss

We’re recognizing Better Hearing and Speech Month by helping you understand the types of hearing loss and take the first step toward better hearing. 

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The Best Hearing Protection for Shooting Sports Enthusiasts

Considering all the uncertainty around us the past month, wouldn’t it be great to have good news about something we have some control over? Well, when it comes to protecting our hearing, we personally have the power to make a difference. We have mentioned before how our hobbies can unknowingly cause hearing damage, and this […]

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What to Expect at Your First Hearing Aid Fitting

Doing anything for the first time can be intimidating. Luckily, with a little advance research, you can learn what to expect at your first hearing aid fitting and help alleviate any concerns. We have a few tips below to ease you through that appointment.

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Helping a Loved One Suffering From Hearing Loss

Acknowledging hearing loss can be tough for everyone involved. Despite the causes of hearing loss, it is undoubtedly something that can be difficult to accept because it often accompanies aging, which many people try to ignore. If you know someone suffering from hearing loss, you may wonder what is the best way to support them, [...]Read More

Common Reasons Why Patients Resist Hearing Aids

It is so easy to find excuses not to try something new. We all like staying in our comfort zone most of the time, and contemplating hearing aids is no exception. Would it surprise you to learn that patients resist hearing aids? Probably not, but have you ever thought about why? Here are 4 common [...]Read More

5 Fun Hobbies That Could Cause Irreversible Ear Damage

As we enter the gift-giving and celebration season, it’s a good time to think about what causes ear damage. Even though our ears’ purpose is to translate sound for us, too much sound is not a good thing. General conversation measures around 70 decibels but anything over 85 decibels can harm our hearing. Were you […]

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The Connection Between Heart Health and Hearing Loss

We’ve all heard that heart disease is one of the most rampant killers in the U.S., causing roughly 25% of all deaths. That is a huge number of often preventable deaths. With a bit of self-care like improving your diet and adding some exercise to your day, the risk of heart disease drastically decreases. That’s […]

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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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