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How Long Can You Expect Your Hearing Aids to Last?

Physically, you will usually get several years out of your hearing aids, but as your degree of hearing loss changes, your hearing aids may need an update. Similar to prescription glasses, hearing aids are personalized to support your specific auditory requirements, requiring regular reassessment. Assuming correct programming and fitting, here’s a guideline for their longevity. […]

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Still Battling to Follow Even With “Normal” Hearing

Your workplace recently adopted the trend of open-office floor plans, promoting cooperation and teamwork. But this new arrangement has become challenging for you. It’s because the increased noise is making it hard to follow along with conversation and not because you miss the privacy of cubical walls. The inability to follow along with conversations in […]

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Hearing Loss Can be Triggered by These Common Medications

When you start on a course of medication, it’s natural to want to be educated about any possible side effects. Can it give you a stomach ache? Will it dehydrate you? Make you drowsy? You might not even be aware of some of the more impactful side effects, like hearing loss. Many different medications are […]

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Causes of Muffled Hearing and Some Solutions

Muffled hearing can happen for lots of reasons. For most people, it’s a temporary experience. In other instances, muffled hearing can be a precursor of more serious hearing-related issues. That’s because, for the most part, hearing loss is a slowly developing condition. Symptoms develop slowly and over time. One of the first symptoms of slowly […]

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Best Practices for Using the Phone with Hearing Aids

Modern cell phones have become a lot clearer and more reliable nowadays. But that doesn’t mean everybody can hear you all the time. And for people who have hearing loss, it can be particularly difficult. There must be an easy fix for that, right? Why not use a pair of hearing aids to make your […]

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5 Hearing Aid Care Tips

It probably feels like a simple thing to care for your hearing aids. After all, you were most likely given a set of care instructions when you originally bought your devices. With regard to routine hearing aid maintenance, the majority of hearing specialists will give you a step-by-step instruction tutorial. Still, getting that much information […]

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As We Age, Does Our Hearing Loss Get Worse?

Does hearing loss worsen as you get older? Hearing loss is one of the most prevalent conditions affecting all adults as they age, but it is a slow process. Half of people older than 75 have trouble with their hearing, as a matter of fact. Presbycusis Presbycusis is defined as age-related hearing loss or the […]

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Does Insomnia Impact Hearing Loss?

It’s no fun when you’re unable to sleep at night. And when it occurs frequnetly, it’s especially vexing. You lie awake tossing and turning, looking at the time over and over, and worrying about how tired you will be tomorrow. When these types of sleepless nights persistently happen, medical professionals tend to use the label […]

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How Diabetes Increases Your Risk of Hearing Loss

You may be acquainted with the numerous aspects contributing to hearing loss, such as the impact of getting older, genetic predisposition within families, or extended exposure to loud sounds. However, you may find it interesting to discover the connection between diabetes and hearing impairment. Let’s dig a little deeper into that. How is your risk […]

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How Diabetes Raises Your Risk of Hearing Loss

You might be familiar with the various factors contributing to hearing loss, such as the impact of aging, genetic predisposition within families, or extended exposure to loud noises. However, you may find it interesting to understand the connection between diabetes and hearing loss. Allow us to elaborate. How does diabetes raise your risk of hearing […]

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