Hearing Specialist Blog

How to Deal With Hearing Aid Problems in Noisy Environments

How to Deal With Hearing Aid Problems in Noisy Environments

August 27, 2018

Are your hearing aids effective in noisy situations – like when dining in a crowded restaurant? It’s incredibly frustrating. Here's why just hearing aids don't always work.

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Sudden Hearing Loss – What Does it Mean and How is it Treated?

Sudden Hearing Loss – What Does it Mean and How is it Treated?

August 2, 2018

As the name suggests, sudden hearing loss can strike suddenly and without warning making it a life-disrupting experience. If you've lost partial or full hearing, do not panic. There are several treatments that could remedy your condition.

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What Is Sensorineural Hearing Loss?

What Is Sensorineural Hearing Loss?

July 9, 2018

There are many different types of hearing loss – with each case stemming from its own root causes. But in the United States, sensorineural hearing loss is the most common, accounting for up to 90% of all hearing loss.

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What Causes Hearing Loss?

What Causes Hearing Loss?

May 17, 2018

On the surface, it’s a very simple question. But the answer is surprisingly complex since “20/20” hearing involves 4 separate components of the auditory system: the outer ear, middle ear, inner ear, and the brain.

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How Much Are Hearing Aids, & Will Insurance Cover Them?

How Much Are Hearing Aids, & Will Insurance Cover Them?

April 26, 2018

Hearing aids are more accessible than ever before. But what option is best for you, and how do you pay for them?

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How Auditory Training Can Retrain Your Brain to "Hear" Better

How Auditory Training Can Retrain Your Brain to "Hear" Better

April 2, 2018

Even mild hearing loss can change your brain. So, what does this mean and how does auditory training help?

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The Hidden Link between Hearing Loss and Memory Loss

The Hidden Link between Hearing Loss and Memory Loss

March 9, 2018

How do you know if you’re suffering from memory loss, hearing loss, or a combination?

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Sound Therapy for Tinnitus to Reduce Ringing in the Ears

Sound Therapy for Tinnitus to Reduce Ringing in the Ears

March 8, 2018

Tinnitus is the perception of a sound without an external sound source and is most often described as a high pitched ringing or buzzing.

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How to Take Care of Your Hearing Aids

How to Take Care of Your Hearing Aids

November 9, 2017

How can you best protect your hearing aid from damage and how can you keep it clean? The following are tips from those with experience.

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Traveling with Hearing Aids

Traveling with Hearing Aids

July 28, 2017

Traveling with hearing aids requires extra preparation to guarantee a good trip. Here are some suggestions on improving your travel.

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Eating Out with Hearing Loss

Eating Out with Hearing Loss

June 15, 2017

Eating out in Sacramento restaurants can be a challenge for people with hearing loss. Read our tips to enjoying a fine meal with your friends and loved ones.

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Protect Your Hearing During Exercise

Protect Your Hearing During Exercise

April 20, 2017

A healthy lifestyle involves exercise and protecting your hearing during those moments is important. Consider some tips here.

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Exercise and Your Hearing

Exercise and Your Hearing

November 10, 2016

Exercise can have great benefits for your hearing. Learn more about why this is true from this article describing how to take advantage.

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The Healthy Way to Better Hearing

The Healthy Way to Better Hearing

October 7, 2016

Maintaining good cardiovascular health can go a long way towards protecting your ears from hearing loss. We discuss recommendations from heart doctors.

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Getting Used to Your New Hearing Aids

Getting Used to Your New Hearing Aids

September 9, 2016

Hearing aids are wonderful devices, but they usually have a "break-in" period where the user gets adjusted to wearing them. The Hearing Solution can help.

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Why You Can’t Fail a Hearing Test

Why You Can’t Fail a Hearing Test

August 12, 2016

The average person has hearing problems for a long time before they get a hearing assessment. We talk about why no one fails a hearing test.

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Popcorn and ear plugs?

Popcorn and ear plugs?

August 11, 2016

KCRA 3 investigators wanted to find out just how loud movies are in local theaters? They monitored the volume of popular family movies and found that many of the overly loud movies are in fact movies for children.

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Juggling the Aging Process

Juggling the Aging Process

July 15, 2016

Can juggling and other activities actually improve your brain function, even in fully-mature adults? Research scientists reveal the answer.

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Are movies getting too loud?

Are movies getting too loud?

August 11, 2015

Summer blockbusters are about to hit theaters, but could those movies be harmful to your health — specifically, your hearing?

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How the Ear Works

How the Ear Works

January 14, 2015

The hearing mechanism in the human body is a highly sophisticated and robust system. Sound is transformed from pressure waves in the environment to mechanical energy.

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Hearing Strategies Program

Hearing Strategies Program

December 23, 2014

Hearing Strategies is a four week group aural (hearing ) rehabilitation (workout for the brain) program combining auditory brain training, communication strategies and lip reading instruction.

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