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Do I Need Hearing Aids for Mild Hearing Loss?

In hearing aids, Hearing Health, hearing loss by flywheel

Hearing loss is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide, with varying degrees of severity. If you’ve recently been diagnosed with mild hearing loss, you may be wondering whether hearing aids are necessary. While mild hearing loss may not significantly impact your daily life, it’s essential to consider the potential benefits of hearing aids in improving your overall …

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Sound Solutions: The Evolution of Hearing Aids

In hearing accessories, hearing aids, hearing loss by flywheel

Welcome to our exploration of the remarkable journey of hearing aids—a journey that has transcended mere functionality to become an integral part of countless lives. In this blog, we’ll delve into the evolution of hearing aids, uncovering the transformative impact they’ve had on the way we perceive sound and connect with the world. A Symphony of Progress The inception of …

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Traveling Effectively with Hearing Aids

In hearing aids, Lifestyle and Leisure by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Traveling is a rewarding and enriching experience that allows you to explore new cultures, cuisines, and landscapes. If you are one of the millions of people who rely on hearing aids to enhance your hearing, there’s no reason to let this device hold you back from your wanderlust. With proper planning and some handy tips, you can travel effectively and …

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Choose the Right Hearing Aids for You

In hearing aids by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Choose the Right Hearing Aids for You One of the barriers that people encounter in seeking hearing loss solutions is a lack of knowledge regarding the types of interventions available. It can be overwhelming to consider sorting through the myriad options on the market.  But the good news is that this task is something that most audiologists encounter every day. …

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Tips to Help Your Hearing Aids Last Longer

In hearing aids by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Hearing aids are an essential item for millions of people who live with hearing loss. Impacting nearly 1 in 6 people, hearing loss reduces the capacity to perceive and process speech as well as sound. Hearing aids transform hearing health by providing the ears and brain with ample support, making it easier to hear and communicate. These devices, which are …

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When to Get New Hearing Aids

In hearing aids by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

You’ve done the work, addressed your hearing needs and been fitted for hearing aids. You are using them to strengthen and elevate your hearing experience and personal and professional relationships. Now that hearing aids are an integral part of your life, let’s explore ways in keeping them effective for the dynamics of your daily life, and mental and physical health. …

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How do Hearing Aids Work?

In hearing accessories, hearing aids, News and Technology by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

In recent years, the advancement of education and awareness of hearing loss coupled with technological advances allows us to move past the stereotypical view of the use of hearing aids. Our attention to hearing loss as a public health issue also demands our action to be aware of our hearing practices and our environment. In the US alone, hearing loss …

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Hearing Loss and Millennials

In hearing aids, hearing loss, Lifestyle and Leisure by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

Many of us associate hearing loss with aging, but new studies are showing that noise-related hearing loss is dramatically transforming the hearing of young millennials. Noise related hearing loss can occur whenever our hearing is overly taxed by loud sounds. Historically, rates of hearing loss have skewed older, but with the adoption of new technologies and new cultural norms, that …

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How Hearing Aids Reduce Cognitive Decline

In hearing aids, hearing loss, Preventative Care by Ed Kocher, ACA, BC-HIS

It’s World Alzheimer’s Month! Every September Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) works tirelessly to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia, and dedicates a month to reducing the stigma around Alzheimer’s Disease. Many people are scared to admit that they’re feeling more forgetful than ever, or that they often get confused. Many studies have linked hearing loss with an increased risk …