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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…

Directional Microphones in Hearing Aids: Why Do You Need Them?

Every hearing aid features an omnidirectional microphone, and many include both an omnidirectional and directional microphone. Directional microphones pick up sound waves from a specific direction, while omnidirectional microphones pick up sound waves from all directions. Both have their place in a modern hearing aid, yet some hearing aids don’t include directional microphones. In this article, we…

COVID-19: A message from our CEO

Doug Breaker here, I am the CEO of MDHearingAid. Like you, I am monitoring the ongoing spread of the COVID-19 virus. I recognize the uncertainty in times like these and would like to take a moment to address some concerns you may have. Since launching 11 years ago we have weathered many trials and tribulations,…

How to Improve Hearing Naturally: Techniques That Really Work

Hearing loss can happen so gradually that most of us don’t notice we have a problem until we’re struggling to understand friends at restaurants. Or worse, we realize it because our spouses get angry that we’re constantly asking, “What? Pardon? Can you repeat that?” If this sounds familiar, you could be suffering from a hearing…

LifeEar and MDHearing apps: What you need to know

We are proud to announce that LifeEar has become part of the MDHearing family, and the LifeEar app has been rebranded as the MDHearing app! MDHearingAid has been a partner of LifeEar since its inception in 2017. By merging these two brands, we can provide a better hearing experience and the best possible customer service.…

Bose Hearing Aid: What Is It? When Will It Launch? How Much Will It Cost?

People with hearing loss already have more hearing aid options than they know what to do with. The “Big Six” hearing aid manufacturers control 98 percent of the global hearing aid market, each one with dozens of hearing aid products and accessories on offer. With the hearing aid market dominated by so few manufacturers, the…

Signia Hearing Aids: Review, Prices, and an Affordable Alternative

Signia is a hearing aid manufacturer under the ownership of WSAudiology, which formed in early 2019 with the merger of Widex and Sivantos Group. WSAudiology owns many well-known hearing aid brands. In addition to Signia, their portfolio includes Sivantos, Widex, Rexton, TruHearing, Audibene, HearUSA, and Hear.com. In terms of hearing aid technology, Signa’s offerings are…

7 U.S. Presidents with Hearing Loss

Hearing loss can happen to anybody, even presidents of the United States. Yet many people who have hearing loss put off getting hearing aids because they’re embarrassed to wear them. Despite the stigma, some presidents with hearing loss have worn their devices publicly, setting a great example for their constituents. Here’s a look at seven…

11 Tips for Communication in Relationships with Hearing Loss

Hearing, and healthy communication in relationships, is the foundation of a strong, successful connection. It requires cooperation, effort, and understanding from both sides, and it’s even more imperative in relationships with hearing loss. Communicating can be both difficult and frustrating for those with hearing loss, as well as their loved ones. If the special person…