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Hearing Health Blog

October is National Protect Your Hearing Month. World Mental Health Day just passed too. It’s no coincidence that we mention mental health and hearing together. Research in the past few years shows a grave connection between hearing health and mental health. To what degree they’re connected and which one develops first is still under investigation but one thing is clear:

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We hear with our brain, not our ears. If you’re like most people, you’re used to thinking of hearing as something that happens in your ears. What people often don’t think about is what happens between their ears, in the hearing part of their brain. That’s where sound becomes information that has meaning and your brain has to work hard

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Who doesn’t enjoy a little peace and quiet every now and then? For people with a condition known as tinnitus that peace can be elusive. Tinnitus is a perceived ringing whooshing or whistling sound experienced in the ear. Most of us have experienced it briefly but for some that sound is constant, so much so that it is difficult to

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One of the most frequently asked questions from patients is how can I extend hearing aid battery life? A valid concern as batteries are an essential component to hearing aids and typically need replacing every 4- 6 days. When removing your hearing aid, open the battery door. This will minimize battery drain and extend the overall battery life. If you

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Hearing aid manufacturer ReSound featured their revolutionary ReSound LiNX at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Watch this video clip.

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