The Healthy Hearing Report

Our daily dose of original articles, news and interviews to keep you current about hearing health and hearing aids.

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What are the different hearing aid types available?

Depending on a person’s hearing loss and cosmetic desire, there is a style of hearing aid to meet most people’s needs from a custom completely-in-the-canal hearing aid to open-fit hearing aids.

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Don't Stress About Hearing Loss, Educate Yourself

Stress can cause a variety of health problems, including heart disease, obesity, depression, anxiety -- and hearing loss.

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Changing The Battery BTE

Changing the battery (BTE).

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Changing the Battery ITE

Changing the battery (ITE)

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Cleaning the Hearing Instument BTE

A short simple video on how to clean a behind-the-ear (BTE) hearing aid.

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Cleaning the Hearing Instument ITE

Cleaning the hearing instrument (ITE).

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Placing The Hearing Instrument BTE

Placing the hearing instrument (BTE).

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Placing The Hearing Instrument ITE

Placing the hearing instrument (ITE).

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Removing The Hearing Instrument BTE

Removing the hearing instrument (BTE).

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Removing The Hearing Instrument ITE

Removing the hearing instrument (ITE)

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Don't Damage Your Hearing During Spring Cleaning

Spring cleaning is good for our homes and outdoor spaces, but may be harmful to our hearing health.

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Understanding What Noise Does to Your Hearing

Prolonged exposure to excessive noise is responsible for hearing loss in more than 26 million Americans.

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Understanding How We Hear

Our ears are more than instruments to collect sound. They are also responsible for translating it into electrical impulses for the brain to interpret.

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What Do I Need to Purchase a Hearing Aid?

Visiting a hearing aid center for a hearing test and consultation is the first step in buying hearing aids.

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Medications that Contribute to Hearing Loss

Some of the medications we rely on to cure illness may also be harmful to our hearing health.

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Putting Five Common Tinnitus Myths to Rest

Tinnitus is often described as buzzing, ringing, hissing, humming, roaring or whistling that someone hears in the absence of any external sound.

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Understanding Usher Syndrome

Usher syndrome is a genetic disorder that affects hearing, vision and balance.

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Are there medical treatments for hearing loss?

Sensorineural hearing loss is the most common hearing loss type and typically cannot be medically treated. Conductive hearing loss, caused by ear wax, middle ear infections, or other disorders, is often temporary and sometimes treatable with medical intervention.

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Understanding Acoustic Neuromas

Small, benign tumors can cause hearing loss, problems with balance, facial numbness, headaches and fatigue.

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Understanding Otitis Media

This medical term is actually the name of a common hearing health problem most parents are all too familiar with.

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Oticon Alta Launch Puts Hearing Technology on Top

Oticon Alta launch proves to be the most comprehensive event for the company's premium technology hearing instrument.

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Understanding Meniere’s Disease

Although the symptoms for Meniere’s Disease seem commonplace, they can be indicators of other serious health issues and should be diagnosed by a doctor.

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The Hearing Conditions You Don’t Know About

This article introduces our next series of articles about lesser known reasons for hearing loss, like viral infections, tumors and other medical conditions.

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Have a Heart: Accompany a Loved One to their Hearing Appointment

Having two sets of ears on hand to hear the results are better than one – especially if there are decisions to make.

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