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The Parts of a Modern Hearing Aid

The Parts of a Modern Hearing Aid

A contemporary hearing aid takes the analog sound input of your environment (the microphone), converts it into digital form for processing and mixing and then converts it back into analog sound (the microchips), and then sends it into your ear (the amplifier and the receiver). All powered by a tiny battery.

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Technology Leads to More Rechargeable Hearing Aid Choices

Technology Leads to More Rechargeable Hearing Aid Choices

A recent survey discovered that 70 percent of hearing aid users would prefer rechargeable hearing aids over models that require frequent battery changes. Rechargeable hearing aids have been on the market for decades, but with increasing technological advancements, more hearing aid wearers are trying these new developments.

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Musicians with Hearing Loss

Musicians with Hearing Loss

Living the rock ‘n roll lifestyle might be glamorous, but it can take a toll on your health – including your hearing. Prolonged exposure to music or other sources of loud noise can damage your hearing, so it’s not surprising that musicians are often the culprit of noise-induced hearing loss.

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Tinnitus FAQ

Tinnitus FAQ

Tinnitus, or ringing in the ears, is a subjective experience. It’s often called a “phantom sound” because the sufferer hears noise that’s not externally there. Different people experience this heard noise as hissing, chirping, rushing or roaring.

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Hearing Health Linked to Heart Disease

Hearing Health Linked to Heart Disease

A growing body of research reveals that your hearing health and heart health frequently correspond. Although the jury is still out on why there’s a connection and which comes first, this correlation stresses the importance of those 40 and older to get their hearing tested as part of their routine medical care. Most people with hearing loss benefit from hearing aids, which improves health and overall quality of life.

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Valentine’s Day and Hearing Loss

Valentine’s Day and Hearing Loss

Are you unsure how to tell your Valentine that you have hearing loss or self-conscious about dating with hearing aids?

The dating scene is tough for anyone to navigate, and hearing loss might make it seem even more challenging. Thankfully, a little planning can give you more confidence when you’re with your new love interest.

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Have Better Conversations with a Hearing Impaired Family Member

Have Better Conversations with a Hearing Impaired Family Member

Hearing-impaired individuals know it’s hard to communicate comfortably with their friends and family. Sometimes, people with hearing loss get so frustrated that they just tune out. But it’s hard for their loved ones, as well. Families don’t like to see someone they care about struggling with hearing loss.

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