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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…

TruHearing: Review, Prices, and Alternatives

Hearing loss is a common condition among people of all ages and from all walks of life. The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found that 37.5 million U.S. adults have some form of hearing loss. A large majority of this population, 28.8 million U.S. adults, could benefit from using hearing aids. Yet among…

Unitron Hearing Aids: Reviews, Prices, and an Affordable Alternative

Unitron is a Canadian hearing aid manufacturer with over 50 years of experience in the medical hearing tech industry. The manufacturer has a reputation for providing hearing aid technologies for different budgets and medical needs. Unitron also claims that its technology offers a natural hearing experience and speech clarity in noisy environments. However, do Unitron…

TV Ears: The Definitive Buyer’s Guide for Happier TV Watching

Hearing loss can make it harder to listen to music and watch TV—so how can you make sure that you maintain clear and consistent sound quality while enjoying these activities? According to a 2018 NIH study, people with hearing aids watch TV or video for an average of 370 minutes per day, 57 minutes longer…

Costco Hearing Aids: Review, Prices, and Alternatives

Costco touts itself as the world’s largest retailer of choice consumer goods. With iconic warehouses that would make Sam Walton blush, the retail giant hasn’t slowed down in the digital age. The mega-retailer has always excelled in value on day-to-day consumer categories like food and drink. But what about more “top-shelf” items? Costco hearing aids…

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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…