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Professional musicians at greater risk of developing hearing loss

Although rock stars are at greater risk for developing hearing loss or tinnitus, the threat can be substantially reduced by utilizing protective measures. Thanks to the specialized requirements of musicians — and the significance of maintaining the details of sound — the initial step to curbing hearing loss is to make an appointment with an audiologist. Generally speaking, when you experience … [Read more...]

Preventing work related hearing loss with high fidelity, custom-fit ear plugs

The advantages of custom-fit ear plugs speak for themselves, especially if you tend to work at a job that exposes you to a high risk for hearing damage, or if you attend booming live shows or sporting events, schedule an consultation with a hearing practitioner today. Custom-fit ear plugs will protect your ears, and distinct from the disposable foam varieties, will also maintain the quality of … [Read more...]

A Brief History of Hearing Aids

About 35 million Americans live with hearing loss, but only a small percentage actually wear a hearing aid. The average hearing aid costs about $1500. They have come a long way from the primitive ear trumpets of 200 years ago. As a result of research over the years as well as growth in technology, these devices now come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and even colors. Plus, they only weigh a few … [Read more...]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Hearing Aids

In the past two centuries, hearing aids have come very far in regards to technological advancement, often times attributed to the dedication of scientists who know someone close to them with a hearing impairment of some kind. Just look at Alexander Graham Bell, whose wife was deaf and mother had a hearing impairment. Let’s discuss some interesting facts about hearing aids you may not have known. … [Read more...]

How Ibuprofen can Lead to Hearing Loss

Now we know that avoiding certain medications can help you protect your hearing health as you age. It wasn't always that clear, but a new study has emerged to back up this finding. In addition to avoiding noisy situations such as concerts and clubs, you may also want to forego certain medications that can incur hearing loss. Ibuprofen in particular can lessen your ability to hear well. Yes, age is … [Read more...]

How Hearing Loss Can Affect Your Holiday Gatherings

Ah, the holidays. They pose some challenges for many people. In this article, we will explore the effects of hearing loss on social happiness, how to manage hearing loss, and also how to help people who suffer from hearing loss. The holiday season is a time when family and friends can come together to meet and revel in their happiness. While millions of people around the nation will gather … [Read more...]

How Hearing Aids are Programmed

Not all hearing losses are the same, just like no two people are the same. Some will react differently to certain factors than others. That’s why you need to get your hearing aid programmed before wearing it home. This way, you can troubleshoot which features work and which ones don’t. Your existing hearing capabilities are taken into consideration during this process. It’s done by a … [Read more...]

Brain Hearing Restores Optimal, Natural Hearing

In addition to just plain better technology, the catalyst to making hearing aids work is a big change in the overall approach to research and design. This new approach is what researchers are calling “brain hearing.” Hearing aids, which have come a long way over the last 10 to 15 years, used to be bulky, expensive, and ineffective. Now they are now much more discreet and affordable, with the … [Read more...]

How Cell Phones Are Revolutionizing The Hearing Aid Industry

In this article, we’ll learn how cell phones continue to revolutionize the use of modern day hearing aids. For people with varying degrees of hearing loss, sometimes a hearing aid just isn’t enough. That’s where the cell phones and smart phones come in. These devices now come equipped with state of the art technology to accommodate the growing needs of the hearing impaired community, making … [Read more...]

Electric Cochlear Implants: Functions and Benefits

To address the need of profound hearing loss solutions, cochlear implants are emerging to be the most helpful hearing devices available on the market for both adults and children, not just in the United States but all over the world. These devices attach to the person’s skull to make a bypass which allows sound wave to be interpreted by the auditory nerve. This is different from that of a simple … [Read more...]