July 30, 2020

The dog ate my hearing aid! Surprising ways people lose their hearing aids

Hearing aids are easy to lose. Here's how to keep your hearing aids safe, and what to do if you lose your hearing aids.
July 28, 2020

What this Millennial wants others to know about his bone-anchored hearing system

Fresh off a new upgrade to his bone-anchored hearing system, Kevin Hotaling encourages other young adults to seek the best technology available to treat their hearing loss.
July 23, 2020

Hearing loss and tinnitus blogs we (still) love

Living with tinnitus is a challenge, but there are lots of helpful life hacks you can do right now to improve quality of life with tinnitus.
July 21, 2020

5 quality of life hacks for tinnitus sufferers

Living with tinnitus is a challenge, but there are lots of helpful life hacks you can do right now to improve quality of life with tinnitus.
July 16, 2020

How to avoid hearing aid disasters and what to do if they happen

Wear your hearing aids as prescribed, keep them in a safe place when you take them out – and know what to do if the unexpected happens.
July 14, 2020

Is your hearing loss temporary or permanent?

Have you recently developed hearing loss? Some causes of hearing loss, such as excess earwax, are temporary. Others are permanent. Here's how to tell the difference.
July 9, 2020

Five things you can do to improve your hearing health

While you can’t retain normal hearing forever, there are things you can do to minimize the risk of developing certain types of hearing loss as well as improve your overall health.
July 7, 2020

Five common fears of wearing hearing aids

Are you or someone you love afraid to wear hearing aids? Don't let these common fears stand in the way of better hearing—and better health.
July 4, 2020

5 ways to protect your hearing this Fourth of July

Fireworks and Fourth of July go together, but the celebration doesn't have to result in hearing loss. Find out how to prevent hearing loss during loud fireworks displays.
June 30, 2020

How do I get water out of my ears?

Did you go swimming and now water is stuck in your ears? It happens to some people more than others. Learn why it happens and what to do about it.
June 25, 2020

Do you have hearing loss? How to protect your residual hearing and why it matters

If you have hearing loss, your remaining natural hearing, or residual hearing, refers to how well you can hear without the use of hearing aids. While you may feel like it doesn't matter now that you have hearing loss, it's actually in your best interest to try your hardest to protect your residual hearing throughout your lifetime.
June 23, 2020

Low-cost solar-powered hearing aids fill a need in developing countries

Solar Ear is a low-cost hearing aid that gets a charge from solar-powered batteries and brings hope to hundreds of thousands of hearing impaired people in the developing world.
June 17, 2020

What is person-centered hearing care?

A method called person-centered hearing healthcare is improving outcomes and patient satisfaction.
May 7, 2020

The best smartphone apps for phone captioning

Smartphone apps provide people with hearing loss on-the-go captioning services with in-call and movie options. Here are some of the top picks for best captioning apps.
May 5, 2020

The best smartphone decibel meter apps to measure noise levels

How do you know when loud is too loud? Here are some great decibel and sound meter smartphone apps for measuring noise levels.
April 30, 2020

Hearing aids with domes: Are they right for me?

Some hearing aids come with domes that sit snugly inside your ear. They're best suited for people with mild-to-moderate hearing loss.
April 28, 2020

What are hearing aid earmolds?

Some hearing aids come with custom-fit earmolds that sit snugly inside your ear. Learn why an earmold might be the best option for you and how to troubleshoot any problems.
April 23, 2020

Hyperacusis: When ordinary loud sounds hurt your ears

Hyperacusis is defined as an abnormal sensitivity to sounds resulting in pain or discomfort. You may also experience tinnitus and a fluttering sensation in your ears.
April 21, 2020

Universal signs for hearing loss

To help people who are deaf or hearing impaired, common signs and symbols are used to indicate if a location has assistive technology, such as closed captioning or loop induction systems.
April 16, 2020

Understanding your audiogram results

An audiogram is a graph or chart that displays the results of your hearing test. Initially, it might look like a bunch of indecipherable lines and symbols. But once you learn how to read and interpret your audiogram, you will better understand your hearing loss.