Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

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Some people with hearing loss know that they need help with both ears. Whether or not they have perfectly symmetrical hearing loss, they can tell that neither side is able to hear clearly without assistance. However, other people have dramatically different hearing loss from one …

Hunters and Hearing Loss

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Many recreational activities come with hearing risks. Attending a sporting event at a large arena can be a risk for hearing loss, as can a concert or dance club. Even simply attending a bar or restaurant can be a hearing risk depending on the architecture, …

Hand Dryers Can Hurt Kids’ Ears

Ron Middleton Hearing Health

The times when we are exposed to extreme noise are undeniable. If you have ever stepped out of a loud concert, nightclub, or even a sporting event, you likely noticed just how quiet the surrounding world was in contrast. Your hearing might have even seemed …

Osteoporosis and Sudden Hearing Loss

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Sudden Sensorineural Hearing Loss (SSHL) or sudden deafness, affects about 0.5% of adults each year. The condition arises when a person “suddenly” cannot hear out of one or both ears. The far more common form of sensorineural hearing loss is a gradual process that develops …

Hearing Aids Keep You Happy, Healthy, and Wealthy

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If you’ve been avoiding treating your hearing loss, it’s time to reconsider. Not only do hearing aids help you hear all the sounds around you, a recent study found that hearing aids can keep you happy, healthy, and wealthy! Living with untreated hearing loss has …

Sensitivity to Sound As We Age

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Growing old is a normal and special part of life, to be cherished and celebrated. It is important to be ready to adapt to inevitable changes that develop as we age, so we can do so gracefully. Often we move more slowly, need more time …

Are Two Hearing Aids Better Than One?

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Chances are, if you’ve been researching your hearing health and the efficacy of hearing devices, you might be wondering if using two hearing aids is necessary. Before making any decisions about purchasing hearing aids, it is important to visit a hearing health professional to make …