Guess What? You Probably Have Hearing Loss!

December 1, 2016

According to the National Academy on an Aging Society, hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions experienced by males 75 and older. Hearing, like all our senses, declines as we age, and can often be exacerbated by exposure to loud noises, other health issues, medications and more. It can quickly impact our…

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How Can I Hear Better With Background Noise?

November 9, 2016
How Can I hear Better with Background Noise

We often hear the complaint from patients that even though they can hear; they are not able to understand what people are saying. Background noise can drown out speech and produce the problem of understanding speech. Any noise that interferes with the ability to hear, pay attention and understand the signal you want to hear…

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Can I Wear an Invisible Hearing Aid?

November 2, 2016

Q: I was told I can’t wear an invisible hearing aid. Does that sound right? A: Starkey Hearing Technologies has been building custom hearing aids — the kind that fit inside your ear rather than behind it — for decades. In fact, they are the largest manufacturer of custom hearing aids in the world. This expertise…

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What is Tinnitus?

October 11, 2016
What is Tinnitus

Tinnitus Explained The simplest explanation of Tinnitus is a ringing or buzzing in the ears that does not come from an external source. You may think it is a problem with the ear, but its cause actually comes from the brain. Sound information is processed from an area in the brain called the auditory cortex.…

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How Will a Hearing Aid Improve My Quality of Life?

October 7, 2016

Treatment of hearing loss has been shown to improve: Communication in relationships Intimacy and warmth in family relationships Ease in communication Earning power Sense of control over your life Social participation Emotional stability Hearing aids can provide valuable benefits to improve your quality of life in a number of important ways. They can help you…

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