5 Signs Your Hearing Aids Are Going Bad

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Your hearing aids are tiny little devices, and just like your cell phone, they will eventually reach a point where they develop a fault. How do you know when you’ve reached that point? Here are five common signs your hearing aids need repairs.

Are There Different Types of Hearing Loss?

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People of all ages can experience hearing loss to a certain degree. Many different factors cause hearing impairment, but hearing loss can be categorized into three different categories: conductive, sensorineural, and mixed hearing loss. Understanding the type of hearing loss you have will help you know which treatment will work best for your condition. Let’s […]

How to Clean and Care for Your Hearing Aids

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Without your hearing aids, you would be stuck in days of misunderstandings, confusion, and frustration. For this reason, you want to protect your hearing aids from damage. You may realize the importance of regular cleanings but are a bit nervous because you do not want to break the technology that has enabled you to hear […]

Top Signs It’s Time for a Hearing Test

Thinking you may be losing your hearing is a scary thought. However, the sooner you notice the change in your hearing, the sooner you can get a hearing test to detect and treat problems. There is likely a solution that can improve your hearing and make conversations (and life) more enjoyable.

Visiting a Beltone Hearing Aid Center: What You Can Expect

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When it comes to dealing with hearing loss, you’re not alone. According to the National Institutes of Health, approximately one in three people between the ages of 65 and 74 has hearing loss. Hearing loss issues can be caused by several factors, including excessive noise, heredity, disease, and simply even age. Regardless of what is […]

“Say What?”: A History of Hearing Aids

People have been coping with hearing loss since long before the first modern hearing aid was invented. It was often a misunderstood phenomenon, with deaf people presumed “simple” and suffering discrimination. In the late 16th century, with the work of a Benedictine monk named Pedro Ponce de Leon in teaching the deaf, attitudes began to […]

Fact vs. Fiction: Debunking Common Myths About Tinnitus

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Tinnitus is one of the most misunderstood conditions related to the ear. Whether you suspect you have tinnitus or were diagnosed long ago, the multitude of myths and misconceptions only add to the frustration. Knowing the facts can help you feel more in control and find the relief you need. Truth: Tinnitus Is Not a […]

Is Your Hearing Aid Whistling? Here’s What Might Be Causing It and How to Fix It

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Does your hearing aid whistle like you’re tuning in an old-fashioned radio? The causes of this annoying sound are usually fairly simple, and the solutions equally straightforward. Here’s what you need to know: Feedback Issues You may experience something akin to microphone feedback — the howling that makes guests at an event cover their ears. […]