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Does Health Insurance Cover Hearing Aids?

July 15, 2021

Audiologists may prescribe hearing aids for people with hearing loss conditions. Hearing loss patients may want to find out if they qualify for monetary assistance when seeking hearing healthcare. Well, the truth is that hearing aids are among the few essential medical devices that are not covered by insurance. Many private insurance companies don’t cover […]

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When Should You Have Your Hearing Tested?

June 14, 2021

Healthy hearing is one of the greatest gifts in life and is something most people take for granted until they start to experience hearing loss. However, with over 50-million Americans experiencing some form of hearing loss, there is a very strong chance that you will too. Thankfully, several steps can be taken to stay in […]

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Is It Okay To Wear Just One Hearing Aid?

May 20, 2021

It can be difficult to accept your hearing loss, or the knowledge that you’ll wear a hearing aid for the rest of your life. While you may not really be open to the idea, imagine when your audiologist recommends wearing two instead of one. This may be a contributing factor to why out of the […]

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Coming to Terms with Your Hearing Loss

April 27, 2021

Nine-million people in the US over 65 years of age live with hearing loss. Another 10-million people between the ages of 45-64 experience the condition. With such high numbers, the Hearing Loss Association predicts that the numbers will still increase shortly. Other studies also indicate that though hearing loss predominates in about 20% of the […]

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Signs your Hearing Aid Need Repairs

March 16, 2021

Your hearing aid is such a vital tool for your quality of life. Hearing aid makes life easier for people experiencing hearing loss, but also makes life safer and more enjoyable. For all the benefits hearing aids have, they can experience wear and tear after many years of use. There are a wide variety of […]

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What are the Best Earplugs for Concerts?

February 25, 2021

Going to a concert, either as a spectator or as a musician, means that you are exposed to a wide variety of noise. Whether you go to a classical concert or heavy metal gig, being exposed to any loud music over a long period of time can result in hearing problems such as tinnitus, but […]

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The Best Hearing Aid Type for You Activity of Choice

January 15, 2021

With more than 48 million Americans reporting some degree of hearing loss, you are not alone. Experiencing hearing loss can be heartbreaking because people feel that it puts a stop to their quality of life. However, this is not the case. The truth is it is all about choosing the best hearing aids for your […]

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What Are the Best Earplugs for Hearing Protection?

December 22, 2020

An earplug is a device that is used to protect your ears. It is inserted into your ear canal to help protect it from loud noises. Earplugs come in different forms, the majority are made from soft plastic, silicone, PVC, or Polyurethane and include standard earplugs, molded earplugs for the wearer, and specialized earplugs for […]

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How Can Protecting Your Hearing Help Tinnitus?

November 19, 2020

Living with a condition like tinnitus can have a dramatic impact on a person’s life. It can be hard to sleep, concentrate on people talking, and focus on your work when you are experiencing this sort of ailment, and a lot of people find that their life changes in other ways, too. Noticing tinnitus in […]

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How to Increase the Life of a Hearing Aid?

October 23, 2020

It’s no secret that getting a hearing aid can improve a person’s life. These incredible devices can turn back the clock on hearing loss, improving your sense of sound, and giving you far more freedom than you would have without them. Of course, though, these benefits will always come at a cost. With the price […]