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Top 8 Reasons You Don’t Need Hearing Aids

1. “I’m too young for hearing aids.” For many people, hearing aids symbolize one thing—old age. Improving your hearing has taken on an almost mythical representation of all things over-the-hill, yet no one blinks twice at the thought of improving their eyesight with glasses. It goes without saying that you wouldn’t walk around blindly, but…

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Hearing Loss: What Older Adults Need to Know

Hearing loss is more common than you might think. Over 15 percent of US adults have some type of hearing loss that negatively affects their ability to communicate. You might only have hearing loss in one ear. It could be from genetics or an ear infection or a head injury. It might only last a…

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Hearing Issues: Sensorineural Hearing Loss

‘Hearing Issues’ is an ongoing series where the MDHearingAid team goes in-depth on specific ear problems, hearing issues, and hearing aid terminology. We believe knowledge is power, and our aim is to help all our customers better understand their own hearing health. This time, the topic is sensorineural hearing loss. What is sensorineural hearing loss?…

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How Do Hearing Aids Work?

When starting to research hearing aids, many folks have a lot of questions. “Will this help my kind of hearing loss?” “Where can I buy hearing aids?” “Do I need to buy the super expensive hearing aid?” “How do I clean it?” But another major question on people’s minds is a seemingly simple one: “How…

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Hearing Issues: High-Frequency Hearing Loss

‘Hearing Issues’ is our ongoing series where the MDHearingAid team goes in-depth on specific ear problems, hearing issues, and hearing aid terminology. We believe knowledge is power, and our aim is to help all our customers better understand their own hearing health. This time, the topic is high-frequency hearing loss. What is high-frequency hearing loss?…

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Impulse Noise and Fireworks Safety

While fireworks are an iconic part of any 4th of July celebration, more and more of these beautiful but dangerous light shows are extending throughout July and even August. Many Americans buy their own from pop-up fireworks stores and set them off in their own backyards for weeks after the official holiday. There is a…

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What is the Smartest Hearing Aid App for Android?

New technology is changing the way we hear, from ear buds to hearing aids. But hearing aid companies aren’t just updating their hearing aids to keep up with the modern world. They’re also developing phone and tablet apps to accompany their hearing aids. As you’re researching hearing aids in this day and age, you should…

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Hearing Issues: Auditory Neuropathy

‘Hearing Issues’ is our ongoing series where the MDHearingAid team goes in-depth on specific ear problems, hearing issues, and hearing aid terminology. We believe knowledge is power, and our aim is to help all our customers better understand their own hearing health. This time, the topic is auditory neuropathy. What is auditory neuropathy? Auditory neuropathy…

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Hearing Aid Dehumidifiers: Battling the Summer Humidity

The summer months are upon us. This is the perfect time to get together with family (especially the grandkids off from school). You get to make wonderful memories out in the garden, on the beach, or just walking around the neighborhood. Unfortunately, summer comes with its own set of problems, especially for people who wear…

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Older Americans and Quality of Life

There’s a lot to celebrate in May. Along with being Better Hearing Month, May brings Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day, and the national observance of “Older Americans Month.” You may not have heard of that last one, as it can get mixed up in all the excitement of the other holidays, but we’ve…