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Have you ever had a head injury? You may know that a traumatic brain injury (TBI) can cause symptoms like memory loss, confusion, and headaches. However, a head injury can affect your hearing and balance as well. How does a traumatic brain injury affect your...

If you have hearing loss, you may feel like your family members don’t understand your hearing challenges. You may feel that they never will understand your challenges unless they experience the same challenges for themselves. However, there is more to the story. While you certainly...

Summer will be here before you know it! Whether you’re planning to spend your summer by the ocean, in the mountains, or somewhere in between, this season can bring new challenges for keeping your hearing aids safe and clean. Here are some activities and hearing...

Grief is a deep emotion. You may associate grief with serious losses like the death of a loved one or with major life changes like a divorce. However, grief can come into play when you experience loss of any kind, including hearing loss. Understanding the...

It’s a situation we have all been in many times before: a crowded, noisy room where we are trying to listen to just one person talking. Perhaps you have experienced this at a family party, or maybe you find yourself in this situation fairly frequently...

If you wear hearing aids, you probably know that from time to time, they need to be programmed. Whether you are getting the right fit on new hearing aids or need to adjust the programming after some use, you might want to simply do it...

Did you know that hearing loss can manifest in three general locations within your ear? If you suspect you may have hearing loss, you may want to learn the basic anatomy of the ear to give you a better understanding of where the loss may...

Staying safe at home is a concern for everyone, but even more so if you have hearing loss. Now that more people are working virtually and spending more time at home, it’s vital to be aware of the devices and tools available to help you...

Face masks pose unique challenges if you wear hearing aids. Both communication and keeping hearing aids in place may be difficult when you wear a mask. Since wearing a face mask helps slow the spread of COVID-19, it’s important that everyone wear one in public settings. These...

Many would agree that being able to stay in touch with family, friends, and coworkers has never been more important. Your hearing aids provide an important bridge to maintaining a connection with the world around you, so keeping them at peak performance is key. We...

You probably know what hearing aids look like, and you likely know that wearing one may significantly improve your quality of life if you have hearing loss. But do you know how hearing aids really work? The answer isn’t overly complicated. Once you understand, you’ll...

Working and socializing look much different than they did a few months ago. The COVID-19 pandemic has moved many personal and professional interactions to virtual meeting platforms. For people with hearing loss, this shift can be problematic. Zoom, Skype, Facetime, Microsoft Teams and other platforms...

Your hearing aids give you the freedom to fully embrace the world around you. While regular and thorough cleaning of your hearing aids keep them running in top-form, the battery provides the “juice” to power their performance. If making an appointment with your Hearing Professional...

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think of healthy hearing? Is it successfully passing a hearing test? Or perhaps it’s the ability to clearly understand speech in noisy environments. According to the Hearing Loss Association of America, 48 million Americans report...

Even though we may choose to start the new year off with the utmost tenacity and determination, after only a few short weeks, our motivations can sometimes fade away. Why do we fail? Perhaps we overestimate how much time we have, or maybe our goals...

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