Healthy Hearing Report

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Guide to Coping with Feedback

Feedback: An introduction to that annoying, head-ache inducing, screeching sound produced by your hearing aid. With tips to solve the problemThis is one reason so people are...

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What is a Hearing Aid Dispenser?

Licensed hearing aid dispensers are trained to assess hearing and fit and service hearing aids.

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Gardner-Robertson Hearing Scale

Please describe the ''Gardner-Robertson Hearing Scale'' used to grade hearing loss after gamma knife radiosurgery for acoustic neuromas.

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Are My Sons Hearing Aids Working?

My two year old son was recently diagnosed with a moderate to severe hearing loss. He is now wearing two hearing aids. How will I know if the hearing aids are working properly? And how will I know if/when they need to be adjusted?

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Can I Prevent My Hearing Loss From Getting Worse?

Yes, you can protect your hearing from noise and preserve the hearing you have.

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What percentage of hearing loss do I have?

Although sometimes people talk about hearing loss in terms of percentage, it is not an appropriate or meaningful measure of hearing loss.

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What is a tympanogram?

Tympanogram results can help diagnose middle ear problems, such as ear infections or Eustachian tube dysfunction. It is an important test to provide medical clearance for hearing aids.

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May Is Better Hearing Month: Time to Look at Your Ears

It only rolls around once a year but May is Better Hearing Month ? a time for you to stop for a moment to consider the wonders of hearing and what life would be like if you...

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Hearing Test: Don't Fear, It Doesn't Hurt

A hearing test is a simple, quick, non-invasive test to determine if you have hearing loss. Based on your hearing test results and the audiogram the hearing professional will make treatment recommendations such as hearing aids.

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Hearing Aids: They Make You Younger!

A common perception is hearing aids make you look old, when in fact by choosing not to wear hearing aids and saying "what" all the time, you look even older. By treating hearing loss with hearing aids, you will actually appear younger.

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Entertainers with hearing loss

The entertainment industry has a long way to go in including those who are deaf and have hearing loss.

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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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Hearing Protection: October is National Protect Your Hearing Month

Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States. Take this October, National Protect Your Hearing Month, to make a difference in the lives of those around you. Get out in your community and get talking!

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Reasons For Hearing Loss: Chronic Kidney Disease

New research indicates that older people who suffer from moderate chronic kidney disease (CKD) may require screening and treatment for hearing loss. The study revealed that over 50 percent of CKD patients had some degree of hearing loss and nearly 30 percent had severe hearing loss.

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How To Select a Local Hearing Center

Learn the right questions to ask when selecting a hearing center, ear doctor, or hearing aid store to maintain the best hearing health.

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Hearing Loss: Over 60% of Americans Over Age 70 Suffer

New evidence indicates that hearing loss affects over 60% of Americans over the age of 70.

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How To Understand Your Hearing Test Results

Your hearing test will be graphed on something called an audiogram, which demonstrates your hearing sensitivity for different pitches and volumes.

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Hearing Loss: BHI Highlights the Connection to Heart Health

The Better Hearing Institute (BHI) is educating the hearing health community about heart disease and its connection to hearing loss during February, American Heart Month.

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How Can I Tell if I'm Losing My Hearing?

My family is telling me I need to visit a hearing center and get a hearing test, but I'm not sure. How can I tell if I have hearing loss?

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Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) Testing

How do you find an audiologist who knows how to test for CAPD correctly? How much should a person typically pay for those tests? Is it important for adults with possible CAPD be tested, and will the diagnosis really help them?

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