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Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Treat Your Hearing Loss

We all put things off, regularly talking ourselves out of difficult or uncomfortable tasks in favor of something more enjoyable or fun. Distractions are all around as we tell ourselves that we will sooner or later get around to whatever we’re currently working hard to avoid. Often times, procrastination is fairly harmless. We might hope to clean out the basement, for example, by tossing or d … [Read more...]

How Insects are Revolutionizing Hearing Aids

Modern day hearing aids have come a long way; current models are highly effective and come with impressive digital capabilities, such as wireless connectivity, that markedly enhance a person’s ability to hear along with their all-around quality of life. But there is still room for improvement. Particularly, in certain scenarios hearing aids have some challenges with two things: Locating … [Read more...]

6 Ways Your Brain Transforms Sound Into Emotion

It has long been accepted that there are powerful connections among sound, music, emotion, and memory, and that our personal experiences and tendencies determine the type and intensity of emotional reaction we have to various sounds. As an example, research has revealed these widespread associations between particular sounds and emotions: The sound of a thunderstorm evokes a feeling of … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Lose Your Hearing

The ironic part of hearing loss is that we don’t tend to start appreciating our favorite sounds until after we’ve lost the ability to clearly hear them. We don’t stop to contemplate, for example, how much we appreciate a good conversation with a close friend until we have to routinely ask them to repeat themselves. Whether it’s your favorite Mozart record or the songs of a Bluejay first thing in … [Read more...]

Why Choose a Local Hearing Care Provider?

The hearing healthcare industry has two barriers that prevent people from acquiring better hearing: The inability to recognize hearing loss in the first place (owing to its gradual onset), and The temptation to find a quick, easy, and inexpensive solution. Regretfully, numerous people who have overcome the first barrier have been lured into the purportedly “cheaper and easier” techniques of … [Read more...]

The Right Way to Clean Your Ears

Blausen.com staff. "Blausen gallery 2014".That there is a right way to clean your ears implies that there is a wrong way, and without a doubt, there is a very wrong way. The wrong way is widespread, and it violates the first rule of cleaning your ears: don’t insert foreign objects into your ear canal. That includes cotton swabs and any other object that will probably only drive the earwax up a … [Read more...]

The Surprising Statistics Behind Occupational Hearing Loss

It’s common to think of hearing loss as an unavoidable problem connected with aging, or, more recently, as a consequence of the younger generation’s constant use of iPods. But the numbers illustrate that the greater problem may be exposure to loud noise at work. In the US, 22 million workers are subjected to potentially unsafe noise, and a projected 242 million dollars is paid on a yearly bas … [Read more...]

Finding Financial Assistance for Your Hearing Aids

The saying “you get what you pay for” is certainly true of hearing aids, and although modern day hearing aids are engineered to be more effective than ever, they’re not exactly inexpensive, either. Fortunately, modern digital hearing aids, while not cheap, ARE becoming more reasonably priced, in the same manner that the majority of consumer electronics are becoming more affordable (A 20-inch fla … [Read more...]

When Should I Get My Hearing Tested?

More often than not, people are unaware that they have hearing loss. It develops so slowly and gradually that it’s frequently undetectable, and moreover, the majority of family doctors do not regularly screen for hearing loss at the yearly physical exam. Considering these two realities, it’s no wonder that most people first realize they have hearing loss by being told about it from close fri … [Read more...]

Understanding Your Treatment Options for Tinnitus

Nearly 45 million Americans suffer from tinnitus, which is the perception of sound where no outside sound source exists. This phantom sound is commonly identified as a ringing sound, but can also manifest as a buzzing, hissing, whistling, swooshing, or clicking. The first thing to recognize about tinnitus is that it’s a symptom, not a disease. Consequently, tinnitus may indicate an underlying h … [Read more...]